Progressive Prepworks Stainless Steel Blades Apple Slicer

Last updated: May 31, 2023

Unlike other apple slicers on the market, this model has a built-in cover to protect fingers from accidental cuts. The slicer is constructed using stainless steel blades that work well on both apples and pears. Home chefs will also appreciate that the device is dishwasher safe for easy clean up.

We looked at the top Apple Slicers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Apple Slicer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: One push of this apple slicer is all it takes to produce eight equally-sized slices for snacking.

In our analysis of 23 expert reviews, the Progressive Prepworks Stainless Steel Blades Apple Slicer placed 7th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

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. Quickly slice apples and pears with this easy-to-use Wedge and Pop kitchen tool by Prep Works for 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 cover also protects the blade during storage, keeping it sharp and ready to use. Made of durable ABS, stainless steel and polypropylene, the Wedge and Pop measures approximately 5.25 by 7.25 by 2 Inch and can safely go in the dishwasher to ensure thorough cleaning between use.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

While many competitors leave slices attached to the core by their bottom skins, the Progressive Prepworks (about $9) boasts a hinged metal plate that pops the fruit through the blades, guaranteeing an even, complete cut, and doubles as a protective cover when not in use.
When cutting the apple, you can lift the lid to put it aside. As you finish the cutting, close the lid and voilà! All of the apple wedges are popped beautifully all the way through.
Works well for people with hand dexterity problems.
Flat to the bottom blades cut an apple well.
We really liked the fact that with this corer, the size of the apple slices is just about right for using as snack or putting them on fruit salads. Also, this product is dishwasher safe.
Moreover, the attached safety cover protects your fingers while slicing the fruits. You can safely cover the blades by using this cover.

What reviewers didn't like

Plastic body
Can be difficult to get all of the small apple shavings out of the bottom of the slicer.
Not large enough for apples with a bigger size.
Slices get uneven with large sized apples
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