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L’hirondelle / Cooking pot

L’hirondelle
L’hirondelle

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

L’hirondelle is a stainless casting pot. It has features of both stainless steel and casting. Rust resistant and good thermal conductivity of the stainless steel. Good heat retain of casting. It heats ingredients slowly and maximizes natural taste of ingredients. It is especially perfect for waterless cooking. Flavor and nutrients in their own juice don’t escape because pot and lid are tightly fitted like magnets. Steamed juice of ingredients circulate along dorm shape lid and heat ingredients slowly. Self developed stainless material with magnetic attraction enables cooking on infrared heater as well as gas stove.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Practical Use, Usability / Ergonomics

Client / Manufacturer

NIIGATA INVESTMENT CASTING Co., Ltd.

NIIGATA INVESTMENT CASTING Co., Ltd.
Niigata, Japan

Design

NIIGATA INVESTMENT CASTING Co., Ltd.

NIIGATA INVESTMENT CASTING Co., Ltd.
Niigata, Japan