Progressive International is your source for the widest range of functional, inventive and fun kitchen tools and great ideas put into practice. Our functional gadgets, tools, food-prep items and household products make cooking and meal preparation more efficient and fun. At Progressive, passion and creativity unite to create the right balance of form and function for today's cooks. Our in-house designers spend hours in the kitchen coming up with ways to improve on a variety of traditional tasks and tools. Established in 1973, our commitment to quality and service allows us to offer a broad selection of quality kitchenware and other household products. Prep works products from Progressive International are created by people who understand having the correct kitchen tool can make your cooking experience more enjoyable. prep works -essential items for today's cook. Expand to use, collapse to store. Prep works collapsible colanders are a kitchen essential. The 5 quart collapsible colander is perfect for draining pasta or rinsing dried beans, fruits or vegetables. This collapsible colander performs all the same functions of a standard colander, but its flexible sides allow it to fold to 1/3 its original size, taking up less space on the shelf or in the cabinet. It can even be cleaned in the dishwasher in the collapsed position.