About Zyliss USAInspired by a passion for food, and crafted by skilled designers and engineers, the Zyliss brand delivers high-quality kitchen tools that make cooking easier, fun, and more enjoyable. Founded in Switzerland more than 60 years ago, Zyliss is internationally respected for design, functionality, and durability. These high-end, intuitive, and innovative kitchen gadgets are beloved by everyday cooks and gourmet chefs around the world.The company was founded by Karl Zysset of Lyss, Switzerland, renowned as an inventor, tinkerer, handyman, and manufacturer. In 1948, Zysset developed the first garlic press. Next came a salad spinner, food chopper, and cheese grater, each still considered the standard bearers of essential kitchen tools today. By 1950, Zysett had expanded his line beyond Europe's borders, and there are now 150 kitchen gadgets in the Zyliss line. Zyliss� heritage of excellence and tradition of innovation continues today, with a range of products that combine precision engineering, and intuitive, smart design.