It took a German housewife to revolutionize the coffee industry ? in 1908 Melitta Bentz invented the first coffee filter and the pour-over method of coffee making; her innovation was simple yet changed the world of coffee drinking one cup at a time. Today the company dedicates itself to bringing European indulgence to life with premium coffees, filters and coffee makers; the coffee is roasted in New Jersey while the coffee filters are manufactured in Florida. The product line includes programmable electric coffee makers, pour over single cup brewing cones, pour over porcelain coffee makers, pour over coffee makers with glass carafes, stainless steel pour over coffee makers, cordless electric kettles, coffee grinders and espresso makers; Melitta? also offers a variety of premium coffee filters including unprocessed paper filters, basket coffee filters, white paper cone coffee filters, natural brown super premium coffee filters and more.