During the second quarter of 2020, Newell Brands continued to experience COVID-19 related disruption to its business. However, the company said it saw top line improvement throughout the quarter, and its appliances and cookware segment remained relatively steady and saw an increase in core sales during the quarter.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Cookware Company is recalling the GreenPan SimmerLite Dutch Oven with Lid.
Le Creuset is releasing a new non-stick line of cookware, dubbed Toughened Non-stick Pro. According to the company, the new line is more than four times more durable than its original line of non-stick cookware.
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.