Upright Coffee Grinders

Upright Coffee Grinder

Upright Coffee Grinders are a great way to grind your fresh coffee beans just before your ready to brew.  A little history on the coffee grinder, in 1798, the first U.S. patent for a coffee grinder was issued to Thomas Bruff of Maryland, who was Thomas Jefferson’s dentist. In 1898, Hobart Manufacturing Company of Troy, Ohio, introduced the first electric belt-driven grinder.

Upright Coffee Grinder Patent

Coffee Grinder manufacturers from the United States:

  • Arcade
  • Enterprise
  • Landers Frary and Clark
  • Logan and Stonebridge
  • Parker
  • Steinfeld
  • Wilmot Castle
  • Wrightsville Hardware Company

Coffee mills from European manufacturers include:

  • Armin Trosser – German
  • DeVe – Holland
  • Elma – Spain
  • Kenrick – England
  • PeDe (Peter Dienes) – German company as coffee is spelled kaffee
  • PeDe (Peter Dienes – Holland company as coffee is spelled koffie
  • Patentado – Basque area of Spain by the M.S.F. Company
  • Spong – England