Kitchen appliances

Raclette set

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.

Scissors

During the seventeenth century a number of ironworks were founded in Finland. The large tracts of forestland in the Pohja region along with its unharnessed water power and good water routes made it an ideal centre for the Finnish iron industry.

Stove

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.

Tamper

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.

Toaster

Founded in 1945 by the German-born inventor Max Gort-Barten, Dualit is a British manufacturer of kitchen and catering equipment, best known for its range of heavy-duty toasters.

Toastie maker

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.

Tong

Founded in 1925, Edlund Company LLC is one of the leading American manufacturers of high quality small wares and light equipment for foodservice.

Wand mixer

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.