More than meets the eye

#intheknow The everyday glass, which we don't give a second thought to, has a hidden side. Like an iceberg we see a portion. Underneath there is a mass of activity that delivers a glass to your table. Glassmakers have a passion and dedication to excellence & innovation that would rival our country's best viticulturists. When … Continue reading More than meets the eye

This Bad Boy

#intheknow This glass has caused us quite a fuss - and our purchasing team some grey hairs! The toughened, multi-purpose Empire mixing glass, by Pasabahce, has been out of stock for quite sometime due to production delays at the factory in Eygpt....when you think about it, they do travel some distance to get here! As … Continue reading This Bad Boy

Display Glory

#trending Lock Eat is a premium range of preserving jars and carafes by Luigi Bormioli. They have patented technology for the lid, which is glass and detachable. Interestingly enough most of our sales into the hospitality sector have been for display, venue design aesthetics, and creative food presentation -  Simply because they look so good … Continue reading Display Glory

How to be a real man (or woman)

#intheknow Not sure if you knew.... but real men drink beer from a glass. True. And beer is the topic of the time. It's Friday 4pm and let's be honest, there may be only one thing on your mind. Ha. Maybe not. HOWEVER... We wanted to upskill you on the Birrateque range from Luigi Bormioli … Continue reading How to be a real man (or woman)

‘N the washing up is so easy!

#new Pyrex Deep = 50% deeper Thought you might like to see these. Large families and hospitality settings have found the standard sizes of Pyrex ovenware limiting with issues of overflow, not enough capacity, and a lack of versatility. Now the problem is solved. Recently released in the New Zealand market "Pyrex Deep" innovates, on … Continue reading ‘N the washing up is so easy!

New from Luigi Bormioli

Talismano Innovation is the catch cry of Luigi Bormioli and the Talismano range released at Ambiente, at the beginning of this year, is no exception. Pushing glassmaking to the edge with its ultra-thin rim, super lightweight bowls and flexible, delicately thin stems, Talismano is their best release yet. Despite the fine craftmanship the glass maintains … Continue reading New from Luigi Bormioli

Fackelmann Housewares

 A quick introduction for those who do and don't know us. FACKELMANN is a family business, owned by Fackelmann Germany, which is a world market leader for kitchen gadgets and bakeware. Fackelmann operate in more than 30 countries worldwide with manufacturing facilities both in Europe and Asia.Housewares is our specialty.In New Zealand we represent world … Continue reading Fackelmann Housewares