EcoVessel, a Boulder, CO-based manufacturer of reusable hydration products, has acquired U-Konserve, a food storage and reusable container company based in Sausalito, CA.
Williams Sonoma is adding Kris Jenner, Hoda Kotb, Dolly Parton, Kristen Bell, Curtis Stone, Giada De Laurentiis, Ina Garten, Molly Yeh, Misha Collins and Gaby Dalkin to its celebrity kitchenware lineup in collaboration with No Kid Hungry by Share Our Strength.
Fissler, a German brand of cookware, is gearing up for a more prevalent market presence in the U.S. The company recently named James McArdle to the post of interim managing director of Fissler USA. Additionally, the brand has ramped up expansion efforts to increase capacity moving forward.
The Cookware Manufacturers Association (CMA) has elected a new board member, Mike Otterman, CEO of Lodge Manufacturing Company, and reelected three board members to serve a second three-year term: Kurt Mecray, consumer marketing manager at PPG; and Chris Welch, director of marketing at Bradshaw Home.
Royal Craft Wood has introduced its assortment of bamboo wood kitchenware. The items include a variety of cutting boards, spice and kitchenware organizers.
Lifetime Brands has reported an increase in second quarter sales, driven by market demand for housewares categories including kitchen tools and gadgets, bakeware, barware and cutlery.
Joseph Joseph is casting a spotlight on its latest solutions to help consumers keep the kitchen clean and organized.
Corkcicle is helping consumers take their hydration needs with them on-the-go with the debut of its Sling and Brantley backpack.
Lauded for her merchandising, retail and inventory management skills, kitchenware vendors have nominated Becky Blake of Walmart as a 2020 Impact Merchant.
Prepara has added two new kitchen tools to its food prep assortment, the Chop Turner and the Juicy Reamer.