Melitta

Melitta

[muh-lit-uh]

Melitta is a Germany-based company selling coffee, paper coffee filters, and coffee makers, part of the Melitta Group, which also has Melitta branches in other countries world-wide.

It is named after housewife Melitta Bentz (1873-1950), inventor of the drip brew paper coffee filter (German patent granted July 8, 1908).

The Utah teapot is a 3D model of a Melitta teapot which has become a standard reference object in the computer graphics community.

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