About Us – History of Thermomix

The concept of Thermomix® began when a mother in Germany wanted to make her own baby food but was unable to find a cooking appliance capable of grinding food into small enough pieces with the ability to cook at the same time. With this one idea, an entire Thermomix® history started.

The Thermomix ® history all started in 1961 when the first universal kitchen machine from Vorwerk was released, the VKM5. This combined seven functions – stirring, kneading, chopping, grating, mixing, grinding and juicing. The next step forward came in the early 1970s with the popularity of “Potages” (blended soups) in France. This inspired the idea of combining cooking and mixing in a single kitchen appliance to make the preparation of this kind of soup much easier. This idea was well received by Vorwerk and so they developed the first heated mixer, the VM 2000, fondly called a “soup mixer”. This device also lent itself well to the preparation of sauces and desserts. This is how one of the founding fathers of the successful Thermomix ® was born. Since its humble beginnings the Thermomix ® has been continuously enhanced and developed to become an indispensable appliance used in kitchens all over the world helping people to achieve an outstanding level of healthy, delicious and time-saving home cooking.

History of Vorwerk

Founded in Wuppertal, Germany in 1883, Vorwerk& Co. KG started as a carpet company. It is now a global corporate group that produces diverse products. Along with Thermomix® , Vorwerk’s portfolio includes Kobold Vacuum Cleaners and JAFRA Cosmetics, all made to ensure exceptional quality in each product.

Thermomix® in Canada

Fantan Enterprise Ltd. became the authorized Thermomix® distributor for western Canada in 2006. In 2007, it launched its first website, www.easycooking.ca, and dispatched its first direct sales team. Today, Fantan Enterprise Ltd. has consultants throughout Canada. Besides our customer service line 1-866-267-6831, you can visit us during our office hours, send us an email or contact us on social media.


Hundreds of thousands of advisors all across the world are selling Vorwerk products. Join the team and discover for yourself the advantages of working independently with a premium, cutting-edge appliance. Direct selling at Vorwerk takes different forms around the world, depending on the product group and local and cultural differences. The benefits of direct sales are clear: Customers experience first-hand the quality and efficiency of the products during an individual cooking experience at their homes. For employees, direct selling offers an attractive opportunity to earn an income while working under extremely flexible conditions and in a dynamic market environment.


One kitchen appliance, so many possibilities. Take time to learn what Thermomix ® has to offer by booking a free cooking experience with a Thermomix ® consultant. Just fill out a few simple details in the form below and your local Thermomix ® consultant will be in touch to arrange the most convenient date and time for a free cooking experience in your own home with no obligation to purchase. And while you’re checking your calendar, perhaps invite some friends too!