The Legacy Companies has appointed housewares veterans Chris Mangan as its vp/sales for its consumer division and Jeff McClure as director of sales, consumer division.
K-fee, the single-serve coffee maker and pods brand from Germany, will now sell their Duo Pressure coffee and espresso makers and own pods brand, Mr. & Mrs. Mill, in the U.S. market.
SharkNinja Operating LLC (SharkNinja) said it has filed a complaint against Tristar Products, Inc. and Emeril Lagasse for what SharkNinja claims is infringement of three U.S. patents related to its Ninja Foodi pressure cooker kitchen appliance that debuted September 2018.
Second quarter consolidated revenue at Helen of Troy increased 5.2% as revenue growth in the company’s Housewares division and Beauty division offset a decline in the Health & Home division.
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.
High-end kitchen electrics and appliance supplier Smeg has acquired La Pavoni, an Italian-based company known for the production of upscale domestic and commercial espresso machines.
Home is where the heart is, and apparently where the coffee drinking happens as well. A recent survey of 1,000 American consumers found that during an average week 89% get their coffee from home.
A year after Centre Lane Partners acquired Capital Brands, the parent company of the Nutribullet and Magic Bullet brands, a new assortment of blenders under the Nutribullet brand is now hitting retail.
Consumer beverages are no stranger to Bryan Welsh. Since 2005, he has held several key positions within PepsiCo, which now owns SodaStream. These include senior director of category management, sales, strategy & planning at PepsiCo Canada and vp/gm of a Pepsi-Starbucks North American coffee partnership.
The Legacy Companies has named veteran housewares executive Jay Zilinskas president of the Legacy Companies’ consumer division.
PicoBrew has introduced Pico MultiBrew, a kitchen countertop brewing appliance that is said to use advanced software and hardware to brew high-quality coffee. The MultiBrew is also capable of brewing tea, kombucha, beer and other specialty beverages like horchata in various sizes.
Named to his current position at Spectrum Brands in early 2019, Dave Albert is no stranger to the company nor the consumer products marketplace. At Spectrum, he has held a variety of executive positions including vp/international with the company’s Hardware & Home Improvement Division and vp/gm of Canada and Asia Pacific.