The West Bend Company got started in 1911 manufacturing aluminum goods. In a span of ten years it branched off to include cookware and small kitchen appliances, becoming one of the most recognized small appliance brands worldwide. Located at West Bend, Wisconsin the company became best known for its aluminum cookware and electrical appliances,
In 2003 The West Bend Company was acquired by Focus Products Group, LLC, an investment and growth oriented holding company headquartered in Vernon Hills, IL, and renamed it West Bend Housewares. The home appliances unit of the West Bend Company is now officially known as West Bend Housewares.
In early 2007, Focus Products Group acquired Back to Basics Products, an inventive housewares company based out of Utah. Back to Basics was combined with West Bend Housewares to create Focus Electrics, a new leader in innovative kitchen appliances at competitive prices. The Popcorn maker is one of their most successful appliances.
The Thrifty Pop is a real work horse. The stainless steel warming deck is heated by a 50 watt element that will keep popcorn warm and fresh for long periods of time. It is made of stainless steel and aluminum construction having a side-hinged kettle, tempered glass panels plus a removable clean-out tray.
The Thrifty Pop utilizes a 50 watt R20 presentation lamp to highlight the popped corn for added impulse sales. This popcorn machine has a bright red cabinet and classic graphics that fit almost any décor. Each full featured-machine pops delicious popcorn in 3-5 minutes and is easy to use and easy to maintain.
Standard features include High Output, Hard Coat Anodized Aluminum Kettle, Side-Hinged Kettle, Stainless Steel Foodzone and Tempered Glass Panels, Built in Warming Deck, Old Maid Drawer, Presentation Lamp, and Sturdy Cabinet Construction.
- Kettle Capacity – 8 oz.
- Power – 1320 Watts
- Height 29 inches/ Width 20 inches/ Depth 14 inches
Warranty – 1 Year