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Minuto chocolate coffee break

Minuto: the optimal treat for every coffee liker

Is espresso coffee a one-gulp operation? Not necessarily, but the “Minuto” will make it a longer lasting treat.

We brought the new Minuto Croccantino to make espresso coffee longer and more pleasurable. Our new format is the best match for those want a fine chocolate treat without involving in 3 or more bite bars.


How long should my espresso coffee last?

If you travelled in Italy you know that here coffee is a different experience. We stay at the counter for a very few minutes, swallow our hot espresso and out of the “bar” (coffee place) before 5 minutes have even expired. Why is that? Isn’t it the country where slow food were invented? Where most of the life is about eating, cooking and talking about food?

Well, there is a reason for that.

Espresso shots go ‘bad’ in mere seconds. It has to be drank until is very hot. As a matter of fact we store the small cups on top of the coffee machine in order to keep them super hot. Sometimes the small cups are very thick to save the high temperature for longer time. The espresso is short, hot and its life is great but ephemeral. So the it is the life of the espresso break.


Life is short break shouldn’t be.

After about 30’’ the break is finished. Minuto is a one bite croccantino chocolate minibar to have when you feel like chocolate or sweet and you don’t want to involve in an entire bar.


Small is beautiful

We are living in a time of downshifting. Going by bike it is considered cool, having a small pretty house is cute, buying less food is sustainable. We are into this behaviour. We thought that making a one bite chocolate from our croccantino would have been a good idea. The preorder told us that we were not so right. That was an awesome idea! We are receiving so many orders!

Maybe it depends on other factors like the new filling: pistachios from Bronte, a small town in the heart of Sicily became famouse just for their pistachios.

Antonio and Giovanni are ready to welcome you in Tourin!

Antonio and Giovanni are ready to welcome you in Tourin!

For the public

We are presenting the “Minuto” at the SlowFood event in Torino: Salone del Gusto. Pavilion: 3 – Booth: 3A 102, 23rd – 27th Oct.

RSVP by our Facebook page if you can. You won’t regreat 😉



Autore Chocolate at Salone Internazionale del Gusto. Torino, Italy

Food lovers from every corner of the globe will join in Turin 23rd – 27th October. We’ll be there and we expect to see you!

Agrobusiness wants you to buy something.

Family farming wants you to eat something.

If you feel like these two sentences make a critical difference in your life, keep reading.

We love Slow Food, we have a feeling for Family Farming and we’ll be there at the next great edition of this event held in Turin.

What is Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

“Salone Internazionale del Gusto” (= The International Taste Exhibition) is undoubtedly one of the most important events ever, speaking of quality food. Nowadays there are so many events to know about food and beverages, but this one is different. It’s only the one able to gather big and small producers all together. Salone del Gusto is big because it has an international notoriety, and small because you can really find good, clean and fair food producers. Terra Madre is the brother event focused on telling you the colorful stories of foods from all around the world

Why are they so important?

2014 has been declared by the United Nations to be the “International Year of Family Farming”. Today the world is facing scarring and complex global issues. We don’t need to enlist here what we are talking about. Those issues are so difficult to face that sometimes we don’t even know what we should do as individuals. We want to do something, but it may be difficult to make the right choices in our daily life or simply while we do the grocery shopping: is this food healthy? Are they respecting the workers and the nature behind it?

The Slow Food network take actions starting from a strong and opposite approach compared to the mainstream, indeed a slow approach. Take your time and good things will happen. This year there are several interesting focusses and activities at Salone del Gusto such as Food Biodiversity, Family Farming, cooking classes and much more. We’ll be there with our chocolate producuts and with some new things we are preparing for the event.

We can’t wait!

What should you do?

Well, first of all study the movement, what is about and how you can be part of it. Review your schedule for those days, book your ticket and come to visit us. There is no better feeling than meeting up with our online followers!

Torino, Lingotto Fiere, 23 – 27 Ottobre 2014

Where you can find Autore:
Pavilion: 3
Booth: 3A 102