The company started up in 1970, when Stefano Zappa – the founder – opened a small shop specialized in coffee roasting and distribution in Via Varanini, Milan. The production took place in a 40 square metres area with a small 30 kg roaster, coffee was roasted on a daily basis, packed by hand and distributed directly by the owner to the customers.
Since then Torrefazione Varanini has grown in size, quality and renown. In 1985 the firm moves to Limbiate, where it expands introducing more efficient equipments and plants able to meet the increasing demand from the customers.
During the year 2007 Varanini inaugurates the new production plants in the headquarters in Varedo, thus increasing threefold its productive and stocking capacity, thanks to one of the most technologically updated and automatized plants in this sector.