Battle Of Kitchen Appliances: Twitter Compares Smeg To Other Local Brands. Smeg S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances which has taken many South Africans by storm. Most owners of the appliances are known for posting them on social media and making sure the label is facing the camera.
This is one brand that shows many have arrived, when they own it. Twitter though weighed in on the quality of Smeg as opposed to it’s price tag. Although a lot of those who own it, defended the brand, some tweeps feel other brands like Ziyanda, Russel Hobbs, Hart and De’Longhi fare much better.
Ziyanda is a luxurious local brand which offers premium kitchen appliances with technical excellence and design. It is also owned by the elite because of it’s steep price tag.
De’Longhi S.p.A is an Italian small appliance manufacturer based in Treviso, Italy. It also doesn’t come cheap, but thanks to those who own it, it get free marketing on Twitter.
There is also the well known Russell Hobbs which is a British manufacturer of household appliances. Many South African swear by Hart, which has served them for years, and comes at an affordable price.
Here is what tweeps have to say about these brands.