Most Popular Range Cookers 2010 – Britannia Living

March 07, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
With so many options available when purchasing a new range cooker, it can be difficult to decide which one would suit you best. Maybe Britannia can help, they have decided to share some interesting facts and figures about which of their models topped their charts in 2010.


There's no doubt that the most popular size continues to be 100cm while Sigma range cookers are the most popular style.

Even though the "smaller" range cookers (90cm and 100cm cookers aren't really small) tend to be the most popular, the impressive 150cm cookers continue to prove a hit for those who have large kitchens. The most popular is the 150cm Sigma range cooker in stainless steel. This model features a 60cm as well as a 90cm multifunctional oven, while the hob includes two triple ring burners, three large burners, a small burner, a fish burner and a Chef Top! Perhaps no surprise was the fact that the Dynasty 110cm XG in gloss black was the stand-out model in the Dynasty range. This cooker fits well in any style of kitchen and the solid door construction and chunky controls provide this range with a professional feel. It has also taken pride of place in Britannia's latest 'Feast your senses…' advertising campaign.

Hob Cooking

Has watching celebrity chefs cook more adventurous dishes on TV encouraged us to experiment a bit more with our hob cooking? From the popularity of Britannia's Chef Top feature, you would say so. The Chef Top is a stainless steel hotplate which enables you to prepare several dishes simultaneously.

The all-electric market continues to grow, as Britannia had a record year for sales of cookers with induction hobs. Perhaps due to the growing awareness of the energy saving aspects of induction cooking (and no doubt due to its controllability and ease of cleaning), more and more consumers are opting for a range cooker with an induction hob. The 100cm Sigma (with twin ovens) and 100cm Sigma XG (with a separate grill compartment) in gloss black have proven particularly popular choices for cookers with an induction hob.


Even though stainless steel once again headed the list of most popular colours, it was closely followed by black (gloss and matt). Britannia also received orders for range cookers in a variety of colours, including pink, apple green and Windsor blue! These colours are offered through their unique colour-matching service – Colourange.

The choice of colour is important and it depends on the colour, as well as style of your kitchen and your personal preference. You also need to consider whether you want your range cooker to blend in or stand out.

While stainless steel is popular, it is definitely not always a straightforward choice. For those looking for a range cooker that suits a more traditional style kitchen, stainless steel is less popular. Furthermore, consumers who chose a Classic cooker were torn between choosing cream and matt black in order to complement their traditional look. And for Britannia's Dynasty range cookers (which is chosen for both modern and traditional kitchens), gloss black is the most popular colour.