Founded in 1976 by Carlo Ernesto Valente as a restart of the Faema company, Vibiemme is a manufacturer of espresso machines, best known for its appliances for domestic use.
Founded in 1851 by Hendrik Berk as Berk Kampen, BK Cookware is the manufacturer of the most iconic carbon steel pans.
Founded in 1857 by Albert Karl Turk, Turk is one of the world’s oldest manufacturers of hand forged pans completely formed from one piece of iron.
Founded in 1970 and taken over by Trevidea in 2011, G3Ferrari is an Italian manufacturer of kitchen appliances, mostly know for its home pizza oven.
The metal spring-jointed nutcracker as we know it today is invented in 1913 by Henry Marcus Quackenbush.
Founded in 1945 by Earl Silas Tupper, Tupperware is the world’s leading manufacturer of plastic containers used to store food.
Founded in 2001 by Stefano Ferrara, a third generation oven-maker, Stefano Ferrara Forni is the manufacturer of the most iconic professional pizza oven.
Founded in 1874 by Alfred Stöckli as a copper workshop in Uznach, Stöckli is the manufacturer of the most iconic fondue heater.
Founded in 1850 by Jacques Henry as a small pottery workshop, Emile Henry is a manufacturer of ceramic ovenware and bakeware products.
In 1550 a pan-hammer mill was founded in Ybbsitz, Austria, which developed into a flourishing metal working business.
Founded in 1952 by Luigi Mazzer, Mazzer is a leading company for the manufacture of coffee grinders and grinder-dosers.
Founded in 1946 by Paul Terraillon, Terraillon is a producer of household goods, specialized in kitchen scales and kitchen timers.
Founded in 1921 by Hiromu Shibata as Hiromu Shibata Works, Hario is a laboratory glassware manufacturer, specialized in heat-resistant glass products.
Founded in 1946 by the Spring brothers in Switzerland, home of fondue, raclette and other monstrosities you cook at the dining table, Spring International is the manufacturer of the most iconic fondue set.
Founded in 1954 by André Fouquet, Santos is a French manufacturer of commercial electrical equipment used in cafes, hotels restaurants and juice bars.
Founded in 1880 by Edward Katzinger as Edward Katzinger Co., EKCO is one of the earliest manufacturers of kitchen utensils.
Basically, Japanese knives are sharper than German knives, but German knives hold an edge longer and are more resistant to rust. The Global knives changed this game.
A passe-vite, or a food-mill, is a food preparation utensil for mashing and sieving soft foods. It bridges the gap between a sieve and an electric blender.
Founded in 1932 by Bill O’Brien and Harry Norville, Breville is an Australian manufacturer of small home appliances, credited with having invented the original sandwich toaster.
Founded in 1945 by Uyuki Yamamoto, who invented a new radish slicer, Benriner is the manufacturer and inventor of the original ‘Japanes mandolin’.
Founded in 1949 by Martin Bulthaup, Bulthaup is a German luxury kitchen manufacturer, mostly known for its emphasis on design.
Founded in 1908 by Albert Dupuy, La Cornue is a French manufacturer of top of the range stoves. Their first oven was called Rôtisseuse-Pâtissiere La Cornue, which ran on a new type of gas that was used in Paris.
Founded in 1814 by Johann Abraham Wüsthof as a shears factory, Wüsthof is a knife-maker based in Solingen, known for its high quality products.
In 1950 Roger Perrinjaquet invents an entirely new type of kitchen appliance. He applies for a patent for a hand-held kitchen appliance, which describes the worlds first wand mixer.
Founded in 1921, Jupiter Küchenmaschinen GmbH is a German manufacturer of kitchen appliances, specialized in grinders and mincers.
Founded in 2013 by Stephen Svajian, Jeff Wu, and Natalie Vaughn, Anova is the manufacturer of the most iconic sous vide machine, the Anova precision cooker.
Founded in 1945 by Carlo Ernesto Valente, Faema (Fabbrica Apparecchiature Elettromeccaniche e Affini) is an Italian manufacturer of espresso machines.
Designed in 1926 by Isaac Zaksenberg, the Zaksenberg Juicer is the world’s first juicing machine.
Designed in 1968 by Arne Jacobsen for the National Bank of Denmark, the VOLA taps are the most iconic taps in the world.
Sori Yanagi (1915–2011) was a famous Japanese product designer. The water kettle is one of his most iconic designs. He designed the first edition in 1953.
Founded in 1933 by Traugott Oertli, Turmix is a Swiss manufacturer of kitchen appliances.
Founded in 1857 by Antoine Lescure, Groupe SEB (Société d’Emboutissage de Bourgogne) is a large French consortium that produces small appliances.
Founded in 1925, Edlund Company LLC is one of the leading American manufacturers of high quality small wares and light equipment for foodservice.
Founded in 1862 by Henry Fereday, Fereday is a manufacturer of scales, specialized in medical an industrial weighing equipment.
Founded in 1948 by Vittorio Bertazzoni in Guastalla, Italy, Smeg is an manufacturer of upmarket domestic appliances.
Founded in 1955 by Reg Barber, who wanted to create a better coffee tamper after using a flimsy, plastic one, Reg Barber is a manufacturer of the most iconic tampers in the world.
Founded in 1874 by Jacob Vollrath, the Vollrath Company is manufacturer of stainless steel and aluminum small-wares and equipment.
Founded in 1810, Wade Ceramics was initially a manufacturer of products for the textile and wool spinning industries, as well as bottles for the growing beer breweries in Staffordshire.
Founded in 1930 by Otello Marcato, Marcato is the leading manufacturer of pasta machines.
Founded in 1850 in Thiers, the capital for traditional fine cutlery in central France, SCIP is a manufacturer of cutlery and wine accessories.
Founded in 1888 by Karl Theodor Rösle, Rösle is a kitchen accessory manufacturer based in Germany. Rösle started out as an industrial roofing manufacturer and expanded into kitchen utensils prior to World War II.
Founded in 1925 by Armand Desaegher and Octave Aubecq, Le Creuset is a French cookware manufacturer best known for its enameled cast iron casseroles.
Invented in 1990 by Richard and Jeff Grace, the Microplane rasp started out as a new type of woodworking tool.
Founded in 1853, White Mountain manufactures the oldest and most iconic ice cream maker in the world. The distinctive bucket is made out of sturdy and sustainable New England Pine wood.
Founded in the 1950’s, Laboratoire Provendi has become famous with a single product, the wall-mounted soap.
Founded in 1898 by W.A. van Berkel, Berkel is the inventor and manufacturer of world’s first meat-slicing machine.
Jacob Jensen was a young industrial designer when he worked at Bernadotte & Bjørn, a Copenhagen design studio. In 1955 he got assigned a project from Rosti to design a plastic kitchen bowl. The rest is history.
Founded in 1923, Westmark is a German brand of clever and practical kitchen gadgets and household articles.
Founded in 1944 by Peter Bodum, Bodum, Inc. is a tableware and kitchenware company, specialized in French presses, vacuum coffee brewers and double-walled beverage glasses.
Founded in 1987 by Niels and Walter Peteri, sons of Quooker’s inventor Henri Peteri, Quooker is the manufacturer of the world’s first boiling-water tap.