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Tefal is a French cookware and small appliance manufacturer owned by Groupe SEB. Its name is a portmanteau of the words TEFlon and ALuminium. The company is known for creating the non-stick cookware category and for frying products like French fries more healthily with far less fat than is standard. However, some may dispute that Tefal was innovative based on a DuPont chemical patent (US 2776918 A) of a year earlier. 
In the UK, it is the owner of the name "Swan", a cookware brand. It is currently licensed out by employees of Swan.
- "Tefal history". Tefal.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
- Kitchen test: Tefal vs Breville low-fat fryers
- "The History of T-Fal Cookware – The World’s First Nonstick Cookware". Ultimatecookware.com. 1960-12-15. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
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