The return of mindfulness.
1908 ‒ The brilliant idea.
In 1908, a simple yet ingenious idea revolutionised the pleasure of coffee. Because Melitta Bentz didnʼt like the bitter taste of her coffee, she punched holes in a brass pot, added a sheet of blotting paper from her sonʼs school notebook and let the coffee drip through it. The worldʼs first coffee filter was born ‒ and a solution to a problem was turned into a new business. Today, one would call it a start-up.
An idea catches on.
The triumph of hand-filtered coffee worldwide was thanks to a porcelain filter device and the matching paper filters. When electric coffee machines took over the market in the 1970s, more and more people turned to the efficient and time-saving technology for the fine art of coffee brewing.
Today ‒ the journey continues.
It began with baristas in New York, who rediscovered Pour Over coffee making ‒ taking a stance against the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The mindful pouring of water, the ritual of the process, the slowing down ‒ for you, a way to gain time. A movement which has spread throughout the world. New momentum for Pour Over.
Integrate the Pour Over movement into your daily routine. Melitta® EPOS® takes you to the next step. A sense-activating experience which combines brewing by hand with innovative technology. Developed for coffee gourmands who are ahead of the curve.Discover more
Full aroma development with small and large preparation quantities, intense, but less bitter taste and hot coffee enjoyment – the Melitta® epour® perfects what matters when you prepare filter coffee, i.e. the details of the brewing process.Discover more
Melitta® BLOOM® – made for Pour Over.
To enjoy the full Pour Over experience, you need exceptional coffee. Thanks to the select Single Origins, with a light to medium roasting, the Melitta® BLOOM® coffees have been specially composed for Pour Over pleasure. And are fair trade of course.
Pour Over coffee filters.
Special paper, special manufacturing process, special design ‒ with the Pour Over coffee filters, you get the most out of your coffee. After all, that is what Pour Over is all about.