Travel restrictions haven’t stopped Breville from hosting entertaining special events. The company is hosting a virtual “meet the makers pizza tour” featuring local celebrity chefs sharing tips on how to master pizza at home using the Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo.
Calphalon has introduced the Performance Cool Touch Countertop Oven to enhance countertop cooking for the at-home chef. The appliance is designed with an innovative exterior that stays up to 75% cooler when cooking, compared to the company’s oven model 2101713.
Plum is expanding its distribution network as it moves forward in its next chapter of global growth for its wine appliance. The company has partnered with Eastern Marketing, Maple Distributing, and Pinnacle Sales Group to position Plum for increased widespread distribution in U.S. markets beginning May 2020.
James Beard called bread “the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods” and it seems today’s consumers agree, propelling sales of breadmakers to new heights. Indeed, sales of kitchen appliances have surged in recent weeks, as the COVID-19 health crisis and stay-at-home mandates fueled a renewed interest in home cooking, especially appliances suited to making comfort cuisine— sandwich makers, slow/multi-cookers, air fryers, convection/toaster ovens— as well as appliances used for fun foods, including popcorn makers, indoor grills and treat makers.
Hamilton Beach has filed a Form 12b-25 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for extension of time to file its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three-month period ended March 31. The company said it discovered accounting irregularities with respect to the timing of recognition of selling and marketing expenses and the classification of certain expenditures within the statement of operations at its Mexican subsidiary.
KitchenAid is now shipping its Cordless Collection of countertop kitchen appliances in Black Matte.
Waterlogic, a global designer, manufacturer, distributor and service provider of purified drinking water dispensers, has closed on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in the company by four institutional investors— BCI, Neuberger Berman, StepStone and Skandia.
Yedi Houseware is focusing on health, wellness, new cooking techniques and value-added features in its recent kitchen appliances launch.
Zojirushi is bringing pop culture icon “Hello Kitty” to life in partnership with global lifestyle brand Sanrio. The collaboration represents the first licensed collection in Zojirushi’s history and will encompass some of the supplier’s signature products, including an automatic rice cooker and stainless steel mugs.
Hiroia, a joint venture between Hario, a Japanese manual coffee brewer manufacturer and Proch, a Taiwanese manufacturer, will debut the smart-enabled Samantha automatic pour over brewer in the U.S.