This $13 Amazon Find Makes Prepping Pineapple a Snap and It Has More Than 19,000 5-Star Ratings

published Jul 28, 2023
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Pineapples have got to have one of the highest work-to-enjoyment ratios of all the fruits. You can’t bite into it like an apple, and you can’t peel it with your hands like an orange. You also can’t simply cut it open like a melon and dig in. You need a sharp knife, patience, and advice from a trusted friend. Unless, of course, you have a pineapple corer. With the right kitchen tool, having fresh pineapple at home is downright easy.

This $13 pineapple carving tool is a favorite among Amazon shoppers for its durability and ease of use. It extracts the fruit from any pineapple in little time and without too much effort. Plus, at the end you’re left with a pineapple-shaped container that you can sip frozen drinks from or slice in half and use as a fun serving platter for dishes such as pineapple fried rice. As far as unitaskers go, this pineapple corer is more than worthy of adding to your kitchen. And it means you never have to settle for frozen or canned pineapple if you don’t want to.

What is the Newness Focus Pineapple Corer? 

This device has a circular blade that you can stick directly into the cut-open top of a pineapple, then twist (using the handle) to slice the pineapple into a long spiral that is about 0.5 inches thick. When you reach the bottom of the pineapple, you can pull out the corer, detach the handle (using its push-button lock), and turn the corer upside down to access the spiral (which can be cut into chunks or strips).

The entire tool is dishwasher-safe and can be stored in a drawer when not in use. It’s made of stainless steel and has been re-engineered to be stronger and sturdier — both of which make it easier to use, too. Whether you want fresh pineapple to snack on, put in smoothies or piña coladas, or use as garnishes, this simple device will quickly give you a sizable amount.

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What Amazon Reviewers are Saying

Average Rating: 4.7/5

“If you love pineapple, but hate how long it takes to cut one up then you definitely need to get this. You can prepare multiple pineapples with this gadget in the amount of time it takes to cut one up the old way.” — Tracy J

“I’ve used it close to 10 times on pineapples of varying sizes, and each time it comes out perfect. I feel like I’m wasting about the same amount of the pineapple as I did when I cut it by hand, although now it’s 3x faster to cut it up and much less messy as the juices stay in the shell of the pineapple.” — Jessica H.

“I can cut up a pineapple in about 2 minutes! It’s very easy to twist all the way down. It’s a little harder to pull out but definitely doable even for our 5th grader. ” — M.G.

Pineapple is available pretty much all year in most grocery stores, and with this budget-friendly Amazon find, you can enjoy this juicy and tart fruit in its purest form. You might even find yourself looking for more ways to use pineapple in your kitchen. It’s a natural in desserts, and also adds a welcome sweetness to savory dishes such as stir fry dishes and salsas. May the world be your pineapple — and this corer your key to unlocking its pineapple-y goodness.