Coffee Pleasure since 1908 For over 100 years Melitta has stood for coffee expertise. We are the only company in the world offering products from ‘the Bean to Machine’ delivering coffee enjoyment consistently. Continuous development and innovation is close to our heart, to offer you innovative products to meet your needs. Founded by Melitta Bentz in 1908, the inventor of the coffee filter paper and the first to market the electric coffee maker in 1965. Today, the brand is a world leader in coffee enjoyment. The UK coffee segment has exploded in recent years, with a huge drive into freshly prepared coffee. At Melitta, we have the passion and expertise throughout the entire process of bean to cup and filtered coffee, giving authority to a world-recognised brand with true heritage and innovation.