Keurig’s K-Select coffee brewer made IRI’s 2019 New Product Pacesetters list of non-foods bestsellers.
Jura’s premium gifts program, a growing sales segment for the company, is now managed by John Brennan, director of sales midwest for Jura, Inc.
Zavor is bringing four new silicone accessories that are designed for pressure cookers to the market, including a steamer basket, cooking/egg rack, baking dish and an egg bites mold. This marks the first collection of silicone pressure cooker accessories for stovetop and electric pressure cookers and multi-cookers for the company.
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.
Hamilton Beach, in connection with its previously disclosed investigation into certain accounting irregularities at its subsidiary in Mexico, has concluded that the company’s previously issued consolidated financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, each of the quarters during those years, and other financial data relating to these periods should no longer be relied upon.
Tovala, a meal service and countertop smart oven that scans, steams, broils and bakes chef-crafted meals, has closed on a $20 million Series B funding round led by Finistere Ventures, with participation from new investors Comcast Ventures, OurCrowd and Rich Products Ventures.
Kalorik is marking its 90th anniversary this year with a host of fresh products, licensing and marketing programs, including a new licensing agreement with “Mad Hungry” television personality and cookbook author Lucinda Scala Quinn; a new limited edition air fryer illustrated by French artist Luiza Laffitte; and a new line of “rapid” appliances developed in partnership with the technology firm Strix.
DeLonghi America has launched new products in its kitchen electrics and home comfort categories, including a new air fryer and a new portable air conditioner.
Travel restrictions haven’t stopped Breville from hosting entertaining special events. The company is hosting a virtual “meet the makers pizza tour” featuring local celebrity chefs sharing tips on how to master pizza at home using the Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo.