When it comes to the best Dutch ovens, Staub and Le Creuset are two of the best manufacturers in the market. Here is a great comparison of Staub and Le Creuset. Le Creuset is the iconic French cookware with a century-old history, the object of admiration and lust of millions of cooks. Today we will look at the features of cast-iron cookware Le Creuset: what are its advantages and disadvantages.
A few facts about the company Le Creuset
The company was founded in 1925 by two industrialists from Belgium – Armand Desager, a master of foundry, and Octave Obeke, a specialist in enamel. The companions founded a small manufactory in the north of France in the town of Frenois-le-Grand, and, combining the experience of iron casting and enamel production, created unique for that time cookware made of enameled iron.
The first product produced at the Le Creuset factory was a bright orange cast-iron pot (cauldron). It is still the symbol of the brand and orange color is still the most favorite among the customers.
Le Creuset company is a family business. Since 1987, it belongs to entrepreneur Paul Van Zuydam.
The company exports 95% of its products to more than 60 countries.