Electrolux was founded in 1901. Today, they offer a full line of kitchen and laundry appliances, inspired by their work in designing professional products for the world’s best chefs. Tove Chevalley is the Head of Electrolux’s Innovation Hub focused on rethinking the way we cook, clean, and take care of our homes. In this episode, we dive into how the Innovation Team co-creates with chefs, teenagers, colleagues, and startups to develop new solutions that facilitate sustainable eating, better clothing care, and wellbeing in the home. 

  • 11:00 Electrolux’s sustainability targets for 2030
  • 18:12 The future kitchen in 10 years
  • 24:00 Defining sustainable eating
  • 29:00 How Electrolux sources innovation
  • 43:30 How the hub facilitates internal innovation

Episode transcript.

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Episode Transcript

Analisa Winther, Nordic FoodTech Podcast Host  1:41 

Hi Tove. Welcome to the Nordic FoodTech Podcast.

Tove Chevalley, Electrolux  1:44 

Thank you. So nice to be here.

Analisa Winther, Nordic FoodTech Podcast Host  1:46 

So, you have had a pretty interesting career thus far in terms of what led you to Electrolux. And I think it’d be great to start just by giving some background on where you’re coming from and how you got to where you are now?