It is important when shopping for cutlery to understand what some of the more mysterious terms mean. Often cutlery manufacturers will not be strictly specific about metal components in their cutlery, and will only reveal to the consumer numbers which are designed to indicate metal...

When products are being advertised as being “BPA free”, it gives cause to stop and consider why such an advertisement is necessary. Further inspection reveals that BPA has a very controversial history, with opinion still firmly divided regarding use of the material. What is BPA? BPA (known...

Monobloc knives are the result of knives being crafted from a single block of steel. This steel block is usually an 18/8 or 18/10 chrome-nickel steel stainless-steel grades, although this block could also be 18/0 chrome steel (18 indicating the chromium content and 0 indicating...

When we consider drinking glasses, atypical images automatically pop into our heads: the imperial pint glass for beer, a wide-brimmed wine glass for a red and a martini glass for a cocktail. Although these glasses suit certain styles of alcohol, there are countless more styles...

The production of cutlery has been relatively consistent since the industrial age – the mass production allowed by new factories meant that cutlery was eventually found in almost every home in Britain. Before the industrial revolution, utensils used for eating were made using simpler methods,...

Gone are the days of the same silverware at every venue and event. These days, venues owners, event planners and individuals alike are spoilt for choice around the design of cutlery. Adding designer cutlery to your table not only enhances the dining experiences of your...

Representing your brand means more than slapping a logo onto a sign or product label. True branding innovation comes from integrating branded goods into the everyday lives of consumers. When it comes to beverage, hospitality or event spaces, branded glasses are an excellent way to...

The world of glassware is more complex than many know, particularly when considering specific beverages. Shapes, sizes, weights—all of these factors are instrumental in appreciating your favourite drinks. Although beer sometimes has a rather lacklustre reputation in circles indulging in beverages such as wine and...

Those interested in glassware may have noticed some wine glasses with huge price tags. There is a reason for these associated prices – the production of the glass was quite different. Glass has been made by hand for thousands of years. The craft was originally developed...

It’s easy to see why concern exists when discussions of BPA arise. Bisphenol A is a chemical used by the food industry to line food and beverage packaging to protect food from contamination. It is also used to make plastics, taking the form of items...