Sharp to launch Three New Superheated Steam Ovens in Japan
Sharp will introduce three new models of Superheated Steam Ovens- AX-2000(30 liters), AX-HC4 (26 liters) and AX-HT4 (20 liters) for Japanese market in September. The new Superheated Steam Ovens features a higher temperature of 340°C (330°C on previous model) for the superheated steam showered onto the food. These models also allow Super Low-Oxygen Cooking that reduces the oxygen concentration to 0.1% (0.5% on previous model), creating an essentially oxygen-free environment inside the cooking compartment, which has been redesigned to seal more tightly. Also the four new Healthy Preprogrammed Settings take daily nutritional balance into consideration. In addition to improving the benefits offered by previous models, including better fat removal and greater salt reduction as well as vitamin C retention, these enhancements make it possible to preserve polyphenols, which are easily destroyed by oxygen.
Polyphenols are abundant in vegetables such as green peppers and said to have antioxidant properties and be effective in strengthening the immune system. Sharp Superheated Steam Ovens- AX-2000(30 liters), AX-HC4 (26 liters) and AX-HT4 (20 liters) weigh approximately 24 kg, 22 kg and 20 kg.