It is no secret that homebound consumers have been experimenting with new cooking methods, techniques and foods as a comforting and entertaining activity the whole family can enjoy. One relatively new product category generating buzz is the immersion circulator, used for sous vide cooking.
Qurate Retail Group and celebrity chef Curtis Stone are bringing viewers a new original series, debuting exclusively on the QVC/HSN streaming service. “Travel, Cook, Repeat with Curtis Stone”— launching on October 13— will follow Stone as he visits regions around the globe seeking new flavors and then returns home to teach viewers how to make recipes based on his discoveries in their own home kitchens.
The Fiskars design team, led by Petteri Masalin, has won the 2020 Red Dot: Design Team of the Year award. Fiskars Corporation is the parent company to the Fiskars Living portfolio of tableware brands that includes Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert and Rogaška.
A swift restoration of lagging supply chains could loosen the flow of top-selling and new products in several housewares categories expected to become more important with more people confined to their homes during the health crisis.
iMedia Brands has debuted its live broadcast program, “Cooking with Shaq,” on ShopHQ. The program is part of the company’s partnership with Authentic Brands Group, Shaquille O’Neal and ShopHQ, and will also include a collection of kitchenware, cookware, and grill products.
iMedia Brands has formed a partnership with Authentic Brands Group for Shaquille O’Neal and ShopHQ, its flagship nationally distributed television retailing network. The agreement includes a nationally televised live program, “In the Kitchen with Shaq,” as well as a product partnership for a collection of kitchenware, cookware, and grill products.
Instant Brands, the parent company of the Instant Pot multi-cooker, has expanded its assortment of kitchen electrics with the launch of 10 new appliances.
This summer, T-fal, a divison of Groupe SEB, wants to help both new and established couples “Heat Up the Kitchen” with cooking tips and pop-up classes designed to help home cooks.
Celebrity chef Cat Cora has named Prominent Brand + Talent as her exclusive agency for licensing and branding, and will look to expand into various home categories including kitchen decor, furniture, appliances, food and beverage and apparel.
Robinson Home Products has added chef Akhtar Nawab of Brooklyn’s Alta Calidad restaurant to its Celebrated Chefs of CraftKitchen program.
Wüsthof recently revealed an evolved new brand identity, reflecting both its centuries of heritage and its contemporary leadership in the cutlery category.