A few have written with questions about manual can openers, wondering which the best is. It makes sense why people want to know.
Even with the advent of can opener technology using electric means, there are plenty of situations where you might want to use a manual can opener, such as needing a can opener for camping, or a can opener for the office or other area where you might not have access to electric outlets or a situation where having batteries on hand would be impractical.
If you're looking for something manual that's easy to use, I highly recommend the Oxo can opener. The Oxo Smooth Edge works like a charm. The soft cushion handles and oversized knob makes it easy to operate. There's no sharp edges. The blades never touch your food, and the side cutting feature allows it to snap the tops of your cans back on after use. It also has this great little pair of attachedl lip pliers that make lid removal easy once the cutting is done. Check out the demo video in the post below.
The Oxo Good Grips OXO Good Grips Smooth Edge has a 4 out of 5 star rating based on over 900 reviews!
OXO has been making can openers since 1990 taking the classic plier-handle design to new levels and the Smooth Edge has been winning awards since it's inception in 2003. That's over 10 years for this tried and true product which has been inducted into the Nat'l Inventors Hall of Fame. It solves the typical problems of needing to put pressure and force on your twists, ultimately hurting your hands. Sharp edges, a common problem associated with classic plier designs are a thing of the past, and lids no longer fall into food. No more risk of contamination.