SINCE 1895

DISCOVER THE STORY

LA NOSTRA STORIA A PARTIRE DAL 1895


  • 2015

    The latest iconic products launched on the market encapsulate all the 75 years of Gaggia tradition and experience.
  • 2011

    Gaggia relaunch the professional line with a complete new range: Gaggia Deco Line
  • 2009

    This vintage Orione 1G-U-serial number 1153, made especially for Michael Jackson features a customised plaque saying Neverland.
  • 1999

    Gaggia Launches his first fully automatic coffee machine with removable brewing group.
  • 1991

    Gaggia launches the semi-automatic Classic. To this day, it remains a bestseller all over the world.
  • 1977

    After years of research and tests, Gaggia unveils the Baby Gaggia, a professional machine for home-use. It becomes an instant success.
  • 1964

    The assembly line inside the Gaggia factory. The development of a number of new professional products boosts the Italian brand.
  • 1954

    Sirocci Bar, also in London, where the best Italian espresso is served by Gaggia.
  • 1953

    With its iconic stand designs, Gaggia makes a huge impression at the Fiera Milano (Milan Trade Fair). Around 50 different nations exhibit here and Gaggia quickly garners international appeal.
  • 1952

    Achille Gaggia introduces the Gilda, the first espresso machine for home use. Apparently, he named it after seeing 1946 film noir classic Gilda, starring glamorous Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth.
  • 1951

    A Gaggia espresso machine takes pride of place at Club Astoria, a legendary 50s nightclub for fashionable young Italians in downtown Milan.
  • 1949

    Achille Gaggia's 1938 patent becomes a reality and Gaggia starts producing its first coffee machine for the use in bars: the Classic.
  • 1948

    The Gaggia company is founded in Milan, Italy.
  • 1947

    Achille Gaggia filed a new patent regarding the introduction of the piston which pumped pressurized water over the ground coffee.
  • 1938

    On 5 September 1938, Milan coffee bar owner Achille Gaggia (born 1895) files patent No. 365726 for an innovative steam-free coffee machine, heralding the modern age espresso.