About us

Forged in Sheffield, the heart of the British steel industry, Grunwerg was established in 1945 by Otto Grunwerg, a refugee from war-torn Vienna. During the years that followed, Otto kept his eyes firmly on the future and grew the business to become a successful manufacturer of knives and cutlery. With a strong team of local designers and craftsmen, Grunwerg products were manufactured in the UK until the 1970s. These days, Grunwerg is still a family-run business, with Otto’s son David and grandson Benjamin at the helm. The business and design team remain in the Sheffield area, with manufacture undertaken by trusted overseas partners. We consider ourselves to be leading distributors of stainless-steel kitchen products, led by our kitchen knife and cutlery collections. We have an extensive collection of over 3000 products which are supplied to many of the UK’s leading stores, catering distributors and online channels. With a constantly evolving collection of products that are updated each year, we are sure to have something for everyone.






Grunwerg is a brand forged over 75 years ago in Sheffield, the home of British steel. We are proud to be part of the local community and of the area’s industrial heritage. The past is part of our DNA, it is alive in us and in our future.  









Part of the Family

Although generations of Grunwergs have been at the helm of the business, our family culture extends to all our team members – many of whom have been with the business for over twenty years and have introduced their own family members to the Grunwerg team. Fathers and sons, daughters and mothers – we’re here for each other and for our customers.






British Design 

Grunwerg has a strong tradition of British design & craftsmanship. Our products were manufactured in the UK until the late 1970s. These days our central business and design team are still based in the Sheffield area, with manufacture undertaken by trusted partners overseas. 






Living Beautifully

Our products are made to enjoy life, to bring pleasure to cooking and dining. We aim to sell and offer quality products that can last a lifetime. Grunwerg products are designed for a life lived beautifully.











Commitment to New Design and Development

We are always changing and updating the way that we work. New products are launched continuously throughout the year, allowing us to stay on top of the latest trends and developments in the industry. We exhibit at major national and international trade shows with a our newest products always seeking to provide opportunities for our customers.