Our Story

 

Northern Company was founded in the majestic Utah mountains with the idea of making fine, traditional cast iron cookware patterned after the best cast iron pans from generations past.

Our inspiration was the many adventurous and visionary expedition companies that settled the Northern Rockies (northern companies). We wanted to craft a brand of cast iron cookware that would stand up to the rigors of both the wilderness and the kitchen. The undaunted frontier spirit of the American West runs through all of our work. 

Our entire Utah manufacturing process relies on seasoned local craftsmen every step of the way. 

In shaping our unique designs, we spent over a year researching traditional iron-casting methods, drawing upon centuries of foundry knowledge from Victorian England, as well as homestead journals from people who likely owned the same quality pan their entire lives. What we found was that well-crafted, cast iron cookware seems to be something of a lost technology these days. The offerings they had back then were... better.

Our main takeaway:  They don't make 'em like they used to.

We combined these timeless ironware attributes with a love for clean Scandinavian aesthetics to create our flagship cookware, the Northern Company cast iron skillet.

As long as there are discerning culinary adventurers out there who value great design and exquisite cooking tools, we'll be here making some of the finest cast iron in the land.