Italian tycoon's remains buried in a coffee pot
The family of an Italian coffee mogul, whose image adorns hundreds of thousands of Moka coffee pots in kitchens across Italy, has made a fitting tribute to his memory by having his ashes buried in one of those very same coffee pots.
Renato Bialetti, who was 93 when he died, made the coffee pots that were invented by his father Alfonso in 1933 into a worldwide success - selling over 300 million around the globe. After cremation Bialetti’s ashes were placed in a giant aluminium coffee pot to be honoured at his funeral and then interred in the family tomb the town of Omegna, near Lake Maggiore. Read more: telegraph.co.uk