Removes pits quickly without bruising or crushing cherries * Sturdy spring-loaded plunger * Light and easy to clean * Deal for canning, freezing, dehydrating and baking * Instructions included Norpro deluxe cherry pitter with suction base features automatic feed tray and catch hopper. Removes pits quickly without bruising or crushing cherries. No mess or wasted fruit. High vacuum suction base keeps unit in place during use. Sturdy spring-loaded plunger. Light and easy to clean. Ideal for canning, freezing, dehydrating and baking. Instructions included.
My kids and I love cherries, and we love eating them in bulk. After seeing one of my friends with a single pitter, I decided to look for one that can process in bulk. This pitter attaches easily anywhere in the kitchen and does a great job. The hopper fits about 20 cherries at a time, which can be processed in about a minute - that's like 1200 cherries an hour. The bucket for the pits works well, and the spring loaded plunger does a good job of kicking out the pitted cherries. I should caveat that sometim..
I love cherries and every year end up with purple fingers from hand-pitting them and my family would only get them once a season. This year I invested in the Norpro Cherry Pitter. Works like a charm, doesn't use any electricity so I can put it on any counter without having to be near an outlet. Takes longer to de-stem the cherries than to run them through the pitter. Great little gadget...bought a second one for my summer home.
The cherry pitter worked great. There were times the cherry would stick to the plunger but you learn how to push the plunger so it snaps back to knock it off. I was all set to start to pit them after my husband put it together but after he watched me do a few he took over and had 18 pounds pitted in less then an hour.