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 1945 by Earl Silas Tupper, Tupperware is the world’s leading manufacturer of plastic containers used to store food.
Founded in 1923, Westmark is a German brand of clever and practical kitchen gadgets and household articles.
Founded in 1857 by Antoine Lescure, Groupe SEB (Société d’Emboutissage de Bourgogne) is a large French consortium that produces small appliances.
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 1948 by Vittorio Bertazzoni in Guastalla, Italy, Smeg is an manufacturer of upmarket domestic appliances.
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.
Founded in 1874 by Jacob Vollrath, the Vollrath Company is manufacturer of stainless steel and aluminum small-wares and equipment.
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 1919 by The Hobart Corporation to produce stand mixers, KitchenAid is an American home appliance brand owned by Whirlpool Corporation.
In 1550 a pan-hammer mill was founded in Ybbsitz, Austria, which developed into a flourishing metal working business.
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 1929 in Smethwick, AGA Heat Ltd. was the first manufacturer of the famous AGA stove.
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 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.
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 1925, Edlund Company LLC is one of the leading American manufacturers of high quality small wares and light equipment for foodservice.
Founded in 1931 by Alfred Neweczerzal, Zena focussed mainly on the development and production of kitchen helpers…
Founded in the 1950’s, Laboratoire Provendi has become famous with a single product, the wall-mounted soap.
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.
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.
Invented in 1990 by Richard and Jeff Grace, the Microplane rasp started out as a new type of woodworking tool.