Peugeot spice grinders set themselves apart from all other brands because Peugeot is the only company to design spice-specific grinding mechanisms. Peugeot outfits each of their models with the ideal design and constructs them from the best material available. The brand has also shown a commitment to sustainability by using only PEFC-certified woods, most of it sourced from their local forests of Franche-Comté. Post-manufacture waste in the form of chips and sawdust is collected and recycled and only solvent-free paints are used for the colored finishes. But standing on pure performance alone, Peugeot mills have earned a trusted place in the kitchens and dining rooms of the finest restaurants worldwide, and with reasonable care will serve your table well for a very long time.
Peugeot's Pepper Grinding Mechanism is a two stage burr-style system. The helix-shaped grooves and grinding teeth of the pepper mechanism are manufactured by individually cutting the pieces from steel and then case hardening each part to make it virtually indestructible. The mechanism is then given a proprietary treatment to provide additional protection against corrosion. During use, the helix-shaped grooves guide whole peppercorns through the mechanism to crack, then grind to a consistent size by a double row of teeth. This process releases the pepper's essential oils, resulting in more flavor and aroma for your dish. This patented mechanism is found on every Peugeot Pepper mill and is widely considered the best pepper mechanism available. All Peugeot mills are made in France, and every mechanism carries a lifetime warranty; with reasonable care the mills will serve your table well for a very long time.