SMEG Sharpens Kitchenware Assortment

    SMEG, knife block
    SMEG's 6 piece knife block set.

    Kitchenware supplier SMEG is again boosting its assortment with the adding of a knife block set and a new retro-style refrigerator.

    The new 6-piece knife block set is a first for SMEG in the North American market. The set includes a vegetable knife, a utility knife, a meat knife, a santoku knife a bread knife and a chef’s knife, each featuring a German stainless steel blade and handle. 

    A matching 6-slot acacia wood base holds the set together, which is wrapped in a powder-coated, carbon steel body with an anti-slip grip, and is available in cream, black and pastel blue. 

    The knife block set retails for $499, while the knives and blocks are also available for purchase separately.

    On the major appliance side, SMEG has given its FAB refrigerator series a boost with the debut of its FAB38 unit. 

    The combination refrigerator and freezer is 18 cu. ft., EnergyStar-qualified and more than three inches wider, deeper and taller than the FAB32 model. The FAB38 is more than 27 inches wide, 33 inches deep and 80 inches in height. The new model also features a Multiflow cooling system with electronic temperature controls, four shelves and innovative “No Frost” technology that prevents icy build-up in the freezer.

    The refrigerator is priced at $3,999 with units in black, cream and white available in left- and right-hinge models while the pastel blue, pastel green and red are available are in right-hinge-only.