About Epoca International, Inc.
Epoca® International, Inc., one of the fastest growing companies in housewares, is a platform that grows and nourishes impactful brands. It designs and distributes an array of innovative consumer products under the Primula® brand of specialty coffee, tea, infusion, and hydration products, as well as Ecolution®, a trusted brand of eco-friendly cookware and bakeware. Epoca® also licenses the Cooking Light® Magazine brand from Time Inc® for a wide variety of solution oriented and healthy living products.
A family-owned business with a proud history of product innovation, Epoca® is led by father and son team, Steven Melzer, Founder and CEO, and Brian Melzer, President. The company continues a family housewares business tradition started in 1946 by Steven’s father and Brian’s grandfather, Henry Melzer.
Returning from WWII well-traveled and with exceptional linguistic abilities, Henry was able to source new, unique houseware products from all over the world to introduce into the US.
Today, Epoca® is still inspired by traveling the world, learning local customs, and incorporating those customs into meticulously designed products that can be effortlessly enjoyed by all. Primula® and Ecolution® products can be found at over 20,000 locations, throughout 18 countries.
From its beginnings, Epoca® has maintained a firm commitment to quality, providing unrivaled service, and a keen understanding of its consumer at the core of the company’s foundation, allowing it to grow into what it is today. With design and corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, Epoca® operates three engineering offices in China, and satellite sales offices throughout the United States.