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Kenwood is a kitchen appliances manufacturer, operating in 44 countries. It is owned by the De’Longhi Group. Kenwood designs, produces and sells kitchen appliances including stand mixers, blenders, food processors, kettles and toasters.
The company was founded by Kenneth Maynard Wood in 1947 in the town of Woking, originally beginning manufacturing in his garage. In 1962 the company moved to Havant where they currently maintain operations.
The first Kenwood product was a toaster invented by Kenneth Wood, which was brought to market in 1947, known as the A100.
The company’s first food processor was launched in 1979. In 1989, the business invested in its first factory in China.
In 1997, at the age of 81, Kenneth Wood died following a short illness.
Kenwood’s products include the following categories:
• Kitchen machines
• Food and drink preparation (Food processors, blenders, juicers)
• Breakfast (Kettles, toasters, coffee makers)
- Kenwood cooks up a £45.9m deal with Italy's De'Longhi, Dominic White, Daily Telegraph, London, 17 February 2001.Retrieved 25 January 2016.
- "Kenneth Grange". Retrieved January 20, 2015.
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