Wedger with cover for pushing the wedges out. View larger. Creates 8 clean slices. View larger. Quickly slice apples and pears with this easy-to-use Wedge and Pop kitchen tool by Progressive International. The handy gadget not only slices an apple or pear into eight tidy wedges, but it also pops the fruit out in one fast motion. Just push down, swing the unit's cover under the fruit, and pop the wedges out. Both the wedges and the core come out cleanly and effortlessly. In addition to helping release the slices, the wedger's cover also protects the blade during storage, keeping it sharp and ready to use. Sliced apples (everything from Granny Smith to Red Delicious) and delicious pears (from Bartlett to Bosc) make a healthy choice when packing the kids' lunches or setting out an after-school snack. They also plate up well with cheese and crackers to serve to guests during a party or special event. Keep the task of slicing and coring apples and pears simple with the Wedge and Pop on hand. Made of durable ABS, stainless steel, and polypropylene, the Wedge and Pop measures approximately 5-1/5 by 7-1/5 by 2 inches and can safely go in the dishwasher to ensure thorough cleaning between use. Comfortable loop handles. View larger. Highlights: Slices an apple into 8 wedges Cover swings forward to pop the wedges out Wedges apples and pears Made of ABS, stainless steel, and polypropylene Dishwasher-safe for quick cleanup Patent pending Slice Fruit in Just 3 Easy Steps Step 1: Push the blade down over the fruit. Step 2: Flip the lid underneath. Step 3: Pop the wedges out.