CrushGrind© Billund - lime
CrushGrind© Billund - lime
The Crushgrind© Billund is a sustainable spice mill, made of biocomposite material, with a ceramic grinding element, very suitable as a pepper mill.
The design is by Sam(uel) Murley of the Danish concept developer Ideas. The Billund is the youngest member of the Danish brand's range, available from us in three color combinations: lime, paprika and masala.
The handy, twelve centimeter high Billund is, just like the Kalas from our range, an 'inverted mill'. The grinder is placed with the grinder pointing upwards, so you don't spill any grind on the worktop or on the tablecloth. It is intended for commercial and domestic use. A versatile mill, because you can use it not only for pepper, but also for a large number of spices, and dried herbs, so that you can make your own spice mixtures fresh.
The grinding mechanism consists of a rotating ceramic element that was developed in the early 1990s by Ken Muff Larsen. CrushGrind® is the patent holder of the ceramic grinding system, which is also used by many other major brands. The Billund is produced in Europe.
How the CrushGrind® Billund works
To fill the grinder, remove the silicone cap at the bottom of the grinder. You set the fineness of the grind by turning the wheel, clockwise for a finer setting, counterclockwise for a coarser setting.
To grind, make a rotating movement with the top part. You can suffice with a short stroke, a movement back and forth.
If you want to change spices, grind some coarse (sea) salt to clean the ceramic part. When you unscrew the wheel with which you determine the grind, the grinding mechanism is released, if you still want to clean it.
Preferably do this with a hard, dry brush, even cleaning with water is allowed. Before doing so, read the instructions for use on the CrushGrind site. Make sure that the mechanism is completely dry when you use the mill again! The drying time is at least 24 hours.
The same plastic is used for the black Kala as from which the famous Danish Lego© is made. The Billund is visibly inspired by the Lego mini-figures, the name is taken from the place where the official Lego park is located, the Danish Billund.
The playful design is made with a biocomposite material with cellulose fibers from certified wood - mainly conifers - felled from sustainably managed forests. It has a low CO2 footprint in contrast to biomaterials made from edible crops. The biocomposite used for the Billund does not compete with the food production chain.
The biocomposite is based on almost 100% renewable materials with two main components:
- cellulosic fibres,
- liquid rosin (called tall oil), a residue from pulp production
Crushgrind© gives you a 25-year warranty on the ceramic element.
The mill is delivered in a cardboard box with a printed wrapper.