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Chopula is an award-winning spatula that is not only thin and flexible for flipping from the front, but also incredibly strong for chopping on its side. Great for separating minced meat or eggs in a pan, flipping pancakes and serving. Chopula’s clever handle design also lifts its head up off your kitchen bench when you put it down.
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Clongs are click-lock tongs that sit up off your bench. Just like a retractable “clicky” pen, open your Clongs with the push of a click-button, then hold them closed and push the click-button again to lock them closed. Clongs have a clever bend in their handles to sit them up off your kitchen bench, which can also be used to rest them on the ed...
Jot is a suction hook that can stick to multiple surfaces to hold anything just where you want it. Jot is perfect for holding a toothbrush or razor in the shower, a pen on the fridge or a phone charger cable on your desk or bedside table. Jots also come with an adhesive plastic disc for those trickier surfaces. Jots are so handy they come in ...
Levoop is an adjustable leveling measuring scoop. Whether you’re measuring ground coffee, protein powder or baby formula, Levoop’s adjustable set-and-forget base stays at the precise volume required. Simply scoop up your ingredient, then slide the button to level and create a consistent and accurate measure. Levoop’s scraper ring is also shaped ...
Levups are incredible leveling measuring cups that are perfect for both dry and liquid ingredients. Each Levup is clearly marked with cup, ounce and millilitre measuring lines for liquids. For dry ingredients, Levups handles squeeze together to make a scraper swipe across and push off any excess, leaving you with a perfectly level and accurate ...
Mini Supoon is the super handy one teaspoon version of our Supoon, the world’s best cooking spoon. It has a flat squeegee tip and flexible scraping sides which make it awesome for scraping every last little bit out of a jar or container. When you put it down its head sits up so it’s great for serving dips and tapas too.
Ortwo is the world’s first pepper mill to combine the convenience of one-handed spice grinding, with the extra speed, ease, and an unmatched output of two. Ortwo’s custom designed, ultra-sharp ceramic grinder is fully adjustable with 6 settings from super fine to coarse, will never corrode or rust and is perfect for all spices. The wide-mouth, ...
Scizza is a pizza cutter that perfectly slices any pizza on any surface and even serves too. Throw your blunt pizza wheel in the bin, Scizza won’t scratch your non-stick pans or dull on pizza stones, and it makes easy work of thick crusts and deep dish pizza too.
Length: 12cm / 4.7" Width: 11.9cm / 4.7"
Weight: 0.22kg / 0....
Supoon is the world’s best cooking spoon. It has a flat squeegee tip and flexible sides to scrape your pan or bowl clean, a deep scooping head, measures teaspoons and tablespoons, and its clever handle design is like having a built-in spoon rest so your Supoon’s head sits up off your bench.
Length: 27.9 cm / 11"
Tapi is a clever little thing that fits onto your tap and lets water pass through it normally until you squeeze it, which redirects the water and creates a fun and incredibly convenient drinking fountain. Young kids and the young at heart love this handy little fella.
Length: 6.3cm / 2.5"
Width: 5cm / 2"
Temji is a set of numbered temperature gauges that stretch to fit onto your tap handles so you can instantly dial your perfect shower temperature. Just remember your Temji numbers and instantly find your hot water sweet spot in a flash, again and again.
Length: 1cm / 0.4"
Width: 1cm / 0.4"
Weight: 0.01kg / 0.02lb
Garject Lite is the plastic version of our Garject, the world’s best garlic press. It presses unpeeled garlic, scrapes itself clean, and even ejects the peel. All of the garlic ends up in your meal, your hands don’t stink and your Garject Lite practically cleans itself in the process.
Gripet is a note holder that neatly holds onto the Gripet is a note holder that neatly holds onto the papers you push into it, and easily releases the papers you pull out of it. Gripet has magnets on the back so it’s awesome for your fridge and it also comes with 3M double-sided tape so you can stick it to your wall and keep your notes / bills /...
The non-stick cheese knife that slices, spreads, and even forks to serve your nibbles.
Features: Knibble’s unique barbed blade creates air pockets to stop cheese from sticking. Stainless steel forks are perfect for serving and don’t extend beyond the profile of the blade for safety. Rounded top edge of blade spreads without tearing up bread and...