Kitchen Innovation Awards for AEG

Kitchen Innovation Awards were presented for the 16th time. Based on consumer surveys, kitchen appliances and equipment are recognized. The FlexiBridge XT® hob and the glass surface of the Matt Black range from AEG were convincing in several categories.

In product development, AEG consistently focuses on added value for consumers . The awards with the Kitchen Innovation Award underline this strong customer orientation . Because in the selection process – in addition to the pre-selection by a specialist and practice-oriented jury – the voice of the consumer counts . Every year, they honor product innovations with this award that particularly meet the needs of consumers. This year, AEG was pleased to receive two prestigious awards . In addition to the FlexiBridge XT® cooktop with integrated extractor , theinnovative glass surface of the Matt Black Range consumers.


FlexiBridge XT

“Consumers are increasingly demanding customizable solutions in the kitchen. Our FlexiBridge XT® hob with integrated extractor hood and flexible cooking zones is our answer to this need. It adapts to the wishes of the user – whether during the cooking process or during the planning of the kitchen,” explains Ronny Breitenfeld , Category Manager for hobs at AEG.

AEG describes: “The reliable removal of food odors thanks to automated extraction, the flexible connection of the cooking zones on both sides of the central extractor hood and its flush finish create a particularly attractive cooking experience. Both the expert jury and the consumers honored the advantages of the FlexiBridge XT with an award in the categories of functionality, ease of use, innovation, product benefits and design .”

Matt Black Range

AEG Matt Black Range presents itself with a surface finished with special glass. “When developing our glass surfaces, the needs and wishes of the users are our most important guide. Winning the Kitchen Innovation Award shows that we have succeeded in merging function, sustainability and design ,” says Ingrid Krüger , product manager for stoves and ovens at AEG.

The matt black glass surface of the premium devices is the result of a special surface treatment. A special etching process gives the glass its permanently matt appearance. By completely dispensing with chemical coatings, the matt glass surfaces are fully recyclable , do not wear out even with regular use and thus meet the high demands of sustainable design, as AEG describes it. “It is not only an eye-catcher in the modern kitchen, but also convinces with its special functionality: The matt texture of the glass surfaces has anti-fingerprint properties, is stain-resistant and easy to clean .” The Matt Black Range thus secured theAward in the categories of functionality, innovation, product benefits, design and material properties .

About the Kitchen Innovation Award

For 16 years, the Kitchen Innovation Award has been honoring product innovations in the kitchen sector that focus on the needs of consumers. Created by the LifeCare.Network initiative, the award promotes needs-based product innovations and highlights products that are particularly consumer-friendly. The winners will be determined in a multi-stage selection process . In a first step, a practice-oriented jury evaluates all submitted products with regard to the submission criteria. Consumers can then cast their votes for the products . The award is intended to provide consumers and retailers alike with clear and objective guidance when making a purchase