Sales of this $11 meat chopper are up 42,000% on Amazon Canada — here's why

·Shopping & Lifestyle Editor
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This $11 meat chopper is up 42,000 per cent on Amazon (Photos via Amazon)
This $11 meat chopper is up 42,000 per cent on Amazon (Photos via Amazon)

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While Amazon Canada is perhaps best known for its Deals Store, the retailer's Movers & Shakers page is never short of unique gadgets to refresh your home.

Amazon's Movers & Shakers page pinpoints products with the biggest sale gains compared to the previous 24-hour period. At the top of today's Movers & Shakers list: The Starfrit Meat Chopper.

Dubbed a "favourite" kitchen gadget by shoppers, Starfrit's meat chopper is a multi-purpose tool for chopping, cooking and more. To learn why the $11 chopper is up 42,000 per cent on Amazon, scroll below.

Starfrit Meat Chopper

Starfrit Meat Chopper with red handle and black scooper on white background (Photo via Amazon)
Starfrit Meat Chopper (Photo via Amazon)

$11 at Amazon

The details

Save time in the kitchen with this unique and wallet-friendly kitchen gadget. Amazon's viral meat chopper can separate ground beef in a pan, scoop, and quickly drain excess fat when you're finished.

The tool features several herb-stripping holes of varying sizes, perfect for parsley, tarragon, thyme, and more. Like all Starfrit utensils, the meat chopper is made of heat-resistant nylon (up to 410F), won't scratch your cookware, and is dishwasher safe.

What people are saying

The "Amazon's Choice" seasoning and spice chopper has snagged an average rating of 4.5 stars from more than 400 reviews.

With top marks for sturdiness, value, and ease of use, shoppers call the meat chopper "amazing" and their "new favourite [kitchen] gadget."

"[I] can't believe I lived without it," writes one five-star reviewer. The user, who was "skeptical" of the product, notes they were surprised by "how little effort [was] needed" to attain such "amazing results."

The chopper is "amazing and does all the work," they rave. "I can't believe I did without it!"

Starfrit Meat Chopper with hand grinding an herb (Photo via Amazon)
Starfrit Meat Chopper (Photo via Amazon)

$11 at Amazon

Another enthusiastic shopper says the tool doesn't "require much effort" and is "fairly easy" to use. "[I] cooked about 2lbs of ground chicken" with the chopper, they write. It worked "perfectly."

"[I] would recommend [it] to anyone who cooks ground meat," they add.

While the chopper has earned praise for being a "versatile" and "useful" kitchen tool, some shoppers wish it was designed with "larger waves" to break up meat more easily.

The verdict

Dubbed a "versatile" and "useful" kitchen gadget, Starfrit's meat chopper is on its way to becoming an Amazon best-seller, as evidenced by its 42,000 per cent rise in the retailer's Movers & Shakers list. Despite a 4.5-star average rating, some users wish the tool was better at breaking up meat, something to keep in mind before making your purchase.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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