Meyer Corp. and Ayesha Curry, who currently has a lifestyle collection with the company, will be donating more than 6,500 Ayesha-branded 10-inch skillets to Ayesha and Stephen Curry’s Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation.
During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, as more people spent time indoors, they also spent more time in their kitchens. This spurred the consistent use of cookware as consumers created more meals at home as well as experimented with different recipes— and ignited a return to the purchase of cookware sets.
Newell Brands has appointed Christine (Chris) Robins as the new business unit CEO for appliances and cookware. She joins Newell from Char-Broil, a global leader in the outdoor cooking lifestyle category, where she served as president and CEO.
As consumers are spending more time at home during this time of social distancing, many are looking to the comforts of the kitchen to provide some normalcy. Others are delving into home cooking and baking projects that they never felt they had the time for before now. However, none have become more popular than baking bread. Yeast and flour have been in short supply around the country, while social media pages have been inundated with photos of homemade baguettes, sourdoughs and challahs.
Groupe SEB USA is tightening its All-Clad authorized distribution network, and the company will no longer accept All-Clad orders from select retailers as of July 1, 2020, according to a letter from Groupe SEB received by some independent retailers.
GreenPan, a division of The Cookware Company, is showcasing Venice Pro, its stainless steel ceramic non-stick cookware line. The collection is made with the company’s metal-utensil-safe Thermolon Minerals non-stick coating and also comes with GreenPan’s Evershine technology, which is designed to help prevent discoloration.
Harold Import Co. (HIC) is adding to its Mrs. Anderson’s line of bakeware with a new baking mini brownie pan. The pan is designed to make bite-sized treats.
Saveur Selects, a cookware brand associated with Bonnier Consumer Products, is bringing cookware sets to the market for a limited time.
Lifetime Brands has reported a decrease in consolidated net sales, with a net loss for the quarter ended March 31. The company noted that the loss in part was the result of brick-and-mortar store closings and supply chain disruptions earlier this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Clipper Corp., which manages the Viking brand of cookware, is putting the spotlight on its collection of cast iron cookware.
The National Cornbread Cook-Off in South Pittsburgh, TN, which has been sponsored by Lodge Cast Iron for the last 25 years, was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the company is still celebrating cornbread as part of Lodge’s heritage by highlighting its collection of products for making cornbread.