Aldi Food Chopper
It Chops! It Dices! Ok the spiralizing and ribboning may not fit well in the infomercial script but the Crofton Food Chopper does all of these. It includes four stainless steel blades that can be changed out quickly to give you different cuts. It gives you two types of cuts (chop/dice) and has a spiralizer blade to made noodle size spirals and a ribbon blade to create thin and wide ribbons. All the cuts will drop down into the container below making prep work quick and easy. This isn’t the first spiralizer Aldi has sold this year, they had the full electric Ambiano spiralizer earlier.
Crofton Food Chopper and Spiralizer Details
- Price: $9.99 (2022; prices may vary)
- Available: 7/20/2022
- Dimensions: 10.7 inches x 4.7 inches x 4 inches
- Dices and chops vegetables in one motion
- Cut food drops into included container for easy use
- Includes four interchangeable stainless steel blades
- Can be used for dicing, spiralizing, chopping and ribboning
- Includes cleaning tool and finger protection holder
- BPA free material
- Aldi Product Code: 50884
Is It A Good Deal?
There are plenty of options out there for this type of vegetable chopper but Aldi’s does seem to be a bit unique in that it also includes the vegetable spiralizer and ribboner. That is not a common feature on the models I found online. The options I found generally have a mandoline slicer option that the Crofton doesn’t offer in this product (Crofton does have a stand alone mandoline). They also usually have more blade options, a grater and occasionally some unique features like an egg separator and a citrus juicer.
The online competition generally sells for $20-30 for a well reviewed chopper/mandoline combination with the container bottom. The best deal I found was the 12-in-1 Food Chopper from KEOUKE. It is on sale for $16.47 as I post this. It slices, dices, chops and more but does not spiralize or create spiral ribbons. Another popular option that was selling for around around $20 (on sale) was the LHS Vegetable Chopper. Again this option doesn’t have the spiralizer or ribbon cut options but it has the mandoline slicer and grater.
Overall Aldi’s Food Chopper and Spiralizer is a pretty good deal especially if you want to use the spiral or ribbon cutting options. If you would rather have a mandoline than the spiralizer you should check out the two options in the paragraph above. For me I try to stay away from gadgets like these that take up a decent amount of space and have a lot of parts. Instead I try to use a good knife for most of my cutting although I do have this little spiralizer that doesn’t take up much space because I can’t do that with a knife. I also bought the Crofton Mandoline when it was available and I do use that when I need very thin or uniform cuts.
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