Waring Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation in the Kitchen

Waring Commercial 75 Years

From politics to pop culture, triumph to tragedy, 1937 was a busy year for America and the world. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt took the oath of office for the second time, the Hindenburg hit a receiving tower and burst into flames, and the Golden Gate Bridge opened to the public. In the same year that Amelia Earhart disappeared, Volkswagen, Daffy Duck, Spam, and The Hobbit all made their debuts. Along with them, the world was introduced to the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Golden Gate Bridge.

We point all this out not because we expect to be a source for high school students writing history reports, but to give you some context. One thing we left off the list above is the founding of the Waring company, producer of both Waring Commercial and Waring Pro residential kitchen equipment. Since entertainer Fred Waring first wowed crowds with a new act – demonstrating the “Miracle Mixer,” the first modern electric blender – back in 1937, Waring has been the go-to for mixing and blending in plenty of kitchens.

Beginning in 1970, 16 years after the 1 millionth Waring blender was sold, the company expanded its product line with additions like an automatic citrus juicer, a home ice cream maker, and hand mixers. Waring Vortex Blenders and the Under Cabinet Blender/Can Opener came on board in 1985, the same year the company split into two divisions – Waring Commercial and Waring Pro – to represent that it was producing both commercial and residential kitchen equipment.

Waring MX1100XTX Commercial Blender

In 2000, the company took a big leap by introducing deep fryers and food slicers. Waring followed that with its popular Belgian waffle maker, which sold 1 million units in just 7 years. More recent additions to the product line include griddles, toasters, and immersion blenders that make creating emulsions a snap.

Waring Commercial Mixes it Up: From the Kitchen to the Laboratory

Along the way, Waring has notched some pretty amazing accomplishments. Waring products have been part of some of the greatest culinary masterpieces of the last 75 years, sure. But, did you know those products have helped save countless lives since the middle of the 20th century?

In the early 1950s, Dr. Jonas Salk was part of an army of scientists working to find a way to prevent polio, which was crippling and killing tens of thousands of children every year. As part of his process to develop a vaccine that was ultimately effective at preventing the infection, Salk used a Waring Blendor, as it was called then.

KaTom Delivers a Full Line of Waring Commercial and Waring Pro Products

Whether you need to create a perfect gazpacho in your restaurant kitchen or toast up some bagels for a quick weekday breakfast at home, KaTom has the Waring products you need. For more information on the full line of Waring Commercial items we offer, we have a Waring overview piece detailing each of these products.

For further help choosing the right Waring Pro or commercial kitchen equipment, please contact us at 1-800-541-8683 or info@katom.com.