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History of Vita Craft pleasing customers all over the world

Ultimate “Vita Craft” cookware
born from space engineering

Based on the idea that “Home cooking can protect family health”, which came from the spirit of the founding of the USA, Vita Craft has been advocating healthful cooking since its founding in 1939. Our cookware is the world's finest, and continues to please families all over the world. The history of Vita Craft, on the other hand, is not well known. It goes back about 15 years before its founding in 1939. At that time, in the field of space technology, high temperature thermocompression bonding was developed to bond different types of metals using heat and pressure for rocket parts. Composites formed from sheets of different types of metal are surprisingly efficient. Charles C. Cooner, later the Vice President of Vita Craft and in the development team at the time, had begun to furthur develop the technology for cookware. He finally succeeded, after 15 years of research and study, in producing layered sheets of stainless steel and aluminum, which became the vital technology of Vita Craft.

All through life, healthful cooking
for everyone’s happiness

Vita Craft, named after our craftsmanship (Craft), handmade cookware which does not cause the loss of vitamins (Vita). As our name suggests, no vitamins or materials which are easily dissolved in water are lost, because cooking with our cookware does not require a lot of water, and takes advantage of the water which vegetables and other food already have. Also, cooking speed is surprisingly short. In addition, non-oil cooking using the fat in the materials reduces excessive intake of fats and oils, something which our cookware makes possible. Vita Craft’s healthful cooking has been providing healthful, rich and varied diets for families since its founding. The continued development of its high functionality, in addition to its excellent usability are contributed to by feedback from 10 million people who cook, as well as from nutritionists, doctors and cooking experts. Our cookware is the world's finest, and continues to provide the best home cooking with its high efficiency and quality. In order to maintain performance and quality, we do not produce in mass. Our cookware is molded, finished and checked for quality by the hands of our craftsmen one by one to this day, to be distributed to the world. Vita Craft cookware takes pride in being chosen by brides to take with them to their new homes as an old tradition in the United States, and has historical evidence and trust in many countries.

From the USA to Japan and worldwide

Distribution in Japan began in 1976. Mamoru Imura, the current CEO of Vita Craft, began distributing the products in Japan due to his fascination with its top-notch health orientation, cost efectiveness and functions. Now to this day, Vita Craft products are well known in Japan as “the best cookware in the world”. Since electromagnetic induction cooking became popular, Vita Craft cookware has become IH (Induction Heating) cooking heater compatible where many IH stove manufacturers recommend our products for their high quality and recognition. The result of evaluation and comparison to many other cookwares of numerous brands has proven our products to be the best.

Eternal spirit of Vita Craft

Vita Craft products have been proven to be highly trustworthy in recent years where society has become more energy conservation-oriented and health-oriented. Since the founding of the company, Vita Craft has been particular about its products being “handcrafted”. The assembly process of raw metal materials, as well as the distribution and inspection process, are carefully checked by our competent employees so that our products continue to be high quality and well functioning. Our cookware continues to provide healthful home cooking for families as “the best cookware in the world”.

Born from space engineering of high temperature thermocompression bonding

Product features explained to our employees

Vita Craft draws attention from the media

“Handmade” production process

Vita Craft headquarters located in Shawnee, Kansas

10 year warranty in trust among families all over the world

* Warranty varies by product. Please see the details in the Warranty.
* Accessories and some products are not subject to warranty.

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