The Fissler Pure-Profi Collection of cookware has won the 2020 iF Product Design Award. According to Fissler, more than 7,200 entries from 56 countries competed for this internationally-recognized award, which was given to 75 products in a wide assortment of categories.
Cangshan Cutlery Company has entered into a licensing deal with Bonnier Corp., publisher of Saveur magazine, as it expands its Saveur Selects licensing program. Cangshan will manufacture and distribute the new line of Saveur Selects kitchen knives and cutlery accessories.
Widgeteer has named Jennifer Zadoff as its new director of sales operations.
iMedia Brands, the parent company of ShopHQ, has secured retail distribution for select items in its Shaquille O’Neal branded kitchenware, cookware and grill products. Beginning in October 2020, select Shaq products will be available in over 2,000 Target and Sam’s Club stores nationwide.
Vasconia Brands is launching Ekco Brands LLC to serve the U.S. market in the cookware business, supported by the company’s manufacturing plants in Mexico. The company has hired David Trigiani as managing director to lead the new U.S. business unit.
Le Creuset is bringing more housewares products to its deep teal collection. The line is now expanding into enameled cast iron, enamel on steel and stoneware, including cookware, storage and prep, tabletop, bakeware (signature and heritage), kettles, stockpots and cafe products.