60years of innovation and good taste

1955

Creation

Company founded by René Lagrange at Saint-Genis-Laval, near Lyon.
The company was originally an aluminum smelter and manufactured parts for industry.

1955

1956

The brand “Qui Va Bien”

Series production of the first electric waffle iron with interchangeable plates, marketed under the trademark “Qui Va Bien”.

1956

1956-1979

The line of waffle makers expanded!

Lagrange expands its range of waffle irons. The multiplication of functions and models made the company the standard for waffle makers.

1956-1979

1980-1983

Lagrange diversifies

Raclette machines, crêpe and hot dog makers, bring a new dimension to the company.

1980-1983

1989

The birth of a brand

Philippe and Charles Lagrange take control, “Qui Va Bien” becomes “Lagrange”.

A major innovation: the first Grill’ Pierre electric stone top grill®imitated by many in the 1990’s.

The beginning of mass distribution of Lagrange products.

1989

1989-2009

Development

Diversification: fondue sets, plancha…Numerous products were developed while the exporting business took off.

1989-2009

2006

A revolutionary Raclette machine

A revolution in the world of raclette machine:the launch of the cheese tower® which became the Raclette Evolution® in 2014

New factory in Vourles, close to Lyon (South East of France).

2006

2007-2011

A resounding success

Numerous diversifications in the area of friendly home made cookware with the launch of yogurt maker and Raclette Transparence®, in Europe Lagrange sees unprecedented success.

2007-2011

2012-2013

An innovative brand

Launch of patented innovation: Tarti’ Gaufres® (the first asymmetrical waffle with a smooth spreadable side), Raclette 6 Vitro Grill® (1st raclette machine with glass top cooking)® , crêpe maker with anti-spillage stencils.

2012-2013

2014

More and more choices

Lagrange positions itself on two major categories: Breakfast and Culinary Preparation in Europe.

2014

2015

Lagrange crosses the Atlantic

Creation of the American subsidiary "Lagrange USA Inc.", the products are now distributed in the USA and Canada.

2015

60 years

60 years of waffle making

Decades of know how and innovation to guide you through your gourmet adventures.

60 years of waffle making
Spirit

The Spirit of Lagrange

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60 years of waffle making