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Paris Mill 30cm Lacquered Black Salt Mill in High Gloss Finish by Peugeot
Peugeot Mills are renowned the world over for their precision made stainless steel pepper and salt grinding mechanisms. They are seen in all the best restaurants and are used by all the great chefs. Peugeot have been manufacturing pepper & salt mills since 1840, their pepper mills have one of the most reliable mechanisms on the market and it is being constantly improved to give reliability and durability, it has been specially designed for milling peppercorns. Their salt mills and the grinding mechanism is suitable for grinding large grains of dry sea salt (it is not flaked sea salt). All the mechanisms are made of stainless steel so that the salt or pepper will not corrode the mill. The Lion symbol that appears on their mills first appeared in 1850 and symbolises the qualities of Peugeot, the strength of the teeth, the flexibility of the blades and the cutting speed. The Peugeot mill today still retains these assets. The Peugeot pepper mechanism is shaped with a double row of helicoid teeth guides the pepper grains blocks them while they are being crushed. This unique system enables the fineness of the grind to be varied simply by turning the button on the mill: from ground pepper to powdered pepper. The pepper mechanism has the advantage of a patented process which protects the steel from corrosion while keeping its sharpness and its resistance to wear. The Peugeot salt mechanism is designed to grind coarse dry sea salt. Made of stainless steel, it is protected from salt corrosion.