Pacific Merchants: British Brands & Acacia Wood

Store Profile

Store History

  • Founded: 1992
  • Founded by: Celeste and Bruce Mannis
  • Headquarters: Los Angeles, California

Pacific Merchants Trading Company scours the globe to find the best and most beautiful products on the market for you, our valued customer. Whether it's our Acaciaware line from the Philippines or England's own Mason Cash and Price & Kensington lines, we leave no stone unturned in the search for the perfect tools and accessories for your kitchen.

I'm a big fan of the "British kitchen look" — you know, Brown Betty teapots and white china pudding bowls — so when I discovered Pacific Merchants, I bookmarked them right away. Based out of Los Angeles, they import mixing bowls and tea sets from UK companies Mason Cash and Price & Kensington. They're also a major importer of Acaciaware from the Philippines.

They supply the wholesale and hospitality business, but they also sell directly to retail customers through their webshop. It's a good source to check for gifts — in addition to porcelain and wood servingware, they stock a nice selection of place mats, wine accessories, and even dog bowls. Average prices run between $5 and $50, and they have a warehouse sale section for items on clearance.

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