sebastian bergne: automatic soup machine for moulinex sebastian bergne: automatic soup machine for moulinex
mar 28, 2012

sebastian bergne: automatic soup machine for moulinex

‘soup & co’ by sebastian bergne for moulinex

since 2003, london-based designer sebastian bergne has been collaborating with french brand moulinex on various small appliances for use around the home. the latest product stemming from their partnership is ‘soup & co’, a soup maker which takes automated cooking products to a new level.

the machine features two main programs for soup making, depending on the texture you want: P1 fine and P2 coarse, and produces up to 6 servings in one go, completely hands free. just put all your ingredients into the mixing jug, set the machine to your desired program and let the soup blend and cook.

the design is a security jar and lid system constructed from a stainless steel body and base with an easy lock / unlock jug handling trigger, and details made from ABS plastic (comprised of a transparent lid, measuring cup and cooking basket accessories).  four stainless steel blades help break down larger foods, accompanied by five different control speeds and a pulse option. the gadget also offers a heat setting which has the capacity to hold temperatures between 60-100 degrees celsius, and a ‘keep warm’ function of 40 minutes. apart from its soup making capabilities, the appliance has a blender and ice crushing mode for alternative food preparation.

control panel

demonstration of ‘soup & co’

  • wow, they really won’t stop producing useless, space-eating objects that will end up in the bin in a couple of years… We are not in the 60’s anymore, time to move on ! (not to mention the design which seems somehow totally out of control, but that’s a personal point of view).

    June says:
  • So it’s a crock pot with a blender inside? Shouldn’t it only have a fine setting, I mean if you don’t have time to make soup you probably don’t have time to chew any small lumps either. Drinkn’ soup only!

    DES says:
  • insane

    lelliB says:
  • It just does not looks like a Moulinex product…It\’s a pity the Groupe SEB has done such strong efforts to build brands design language…Just for the reason I don\’t like!

    Alekz says:
  • Moulinex: concepts of the 1960s, designs of the 1960s, non-existent ergonomy, parts impossible to handle, clean or store, mysterious functions.

    iBouc says:
  • OMG! Making a soup has always been one of the greatest challenges in the kitchen! Thank God and Moulinex to launch this innovative product! One more evidence that ones you have a “great name” within the international designscene like Sebastian you are able to design EVERYTHING. There won’t never be a doubt in the management level of a company about the sense of a new product. There’s an ice crushing mode as well? Awesome…

    ChrisS says:
  • This is a fantastic product. I have one and I use it. Its brilliant!

    Dr. Prema Seshadri says:

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