Our innovations

Innovation is our DNA

We are convinced that innovation is the key to success.

At Tefal, we all use our know-how in technology, ergonomics, daily use of products and consumer's habit to asses your needs and imagine new solutions, products and services that will improve your everyday life.

We are aware that listening to you is the way for us to offer innovations that will change your habits for the best.

What does Tefal "innovation" mean?

Our research and development team constantly keep an eye on the latest technologies and the latest consumer's expectations.

In our quest for innovation, we are exploring new fields far beyond a range of basic home appliances. We are going forward: we are consulting universities and their research in specific areas like cooking process as well as master chefs such as Jamie Oliver with whom we worked very closely to deliver top-quality cookware and appliances that anyone can master.

Explore our special innovations portal and check out some examples of major innovations here !

ActiFry

Innovating for your health

The idea of making homemade fries with very little oil arose a long time ago, and we were able to approach the question from another angle through our research with French universities that focused on the cooking process. This new knowledge led us to understand the precise role oil plays in cooking and the exact parameters needed to get a crispy outside and a soft inside.

Once we developed and mastered this process, we needed to transpose it to a household appliance. It took no fewer than five generations of prototypes and multiple organoleptic tests to come up with the sought-after quality and results.

That's how ActiFry was born. And now we are counting on you to carry on this culinary journey.

 

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Freemove

For total freedom of movement, discover the cordless iron!

The agile Freemove is completely cable free. It’s the slimline base, which you can physically attach to your ironing board, that plugs into the wall and charges the iron.

Consistant recharge : the iron is replaced on its base to be recharged during each micro-resting session (instead of on its heel as with a corded iron).

Ergonomic base : The base is adapted to the natural horizontal movement of the person ironing. A shock-absorbing dome guiding the iron smoothly into place.

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Thermo-Spot®

Discover the secret of perfect cooking with Thermo-Spot®!

Did you know that appropriately pre-heating your pan is the key to perfect cooking? Just like your oven needs pre-heating before baking, you need to pre-heat your pan if you wish to get the best cooking results.  

 

Thermo-spot® features a heat indicator that helps you cook in all safety those perfect meals for your loved ones.

 How does it work? It is simple. Right inside your pan, you have an indicator that turns red once the ideal cooking temperature is reached.
Before heating, the Thermo-Spot® pattern is clearly visible. As the pan heats up, the colour begins to change. Once it reaches the ideal temperature, the Thermo-Spot® pattern turns solid red ensuring you a uniform and ideal temperature to cook all your meals.
Thermo-Spot® is available on most Tefal pans, sauté pans and electric appliances as convivials (Plancha or grill for example).

Enjoy the best of your cooking experience from the beginning to the end!  

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Smart Technology

To make the task of ironing a pleasure and to get perfect results, Tefal introduces Smart Technology™. Thanks to this new device, the generator's temperature and steam are electrically regulated and in just one click, you can get the ideal steam / temperature combination and will iron easily and quickly.

No more compromising on performance, now without any adjustment, ironing is made safe and easy..  

A good mix in one click


Ultra simple to use, it offers the optimal combinations, presets, temperature and steam in one touch.
A range of products intuitive and innovative

Tefal offers many steam generators to satisfy all your need. They both deliver a perfect combination of easy control and auto control. Whether you are an expert or not, with Tefal, perfect ironing belongs to everyone!

Good to know

3 steps to a perfect ironing :
 

  • Humidify and soften your fabrics for a smoother ironing
  • The hot soleplate of the iron will dry and smooth fibers.
  • Do not fold your clothes immediately after ironing, it will save them from creases!

Are you ready to enter the new era of ironing?

Enjoy the smart technology with our steam generators.

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