Porkert meat grinders are manufactured in the Czech Republic and made from premium cast iron. Porkert meat grinders are free from toxins and chemicals and safe for food use. Porkerts premium design is derived from the superior craftsmanship of the body and augers. Designed to last Porkert meat grinders are the benchmark in cast iron manual meat grinders and far superior to competing brands. If you are looking for a premium cast iron meat grinder made from food grade materials choose Porkert, the choice of home cooks and chef's alike.