Avocado pitting device

  • US 8,726,799 B2
  • Filed: 08/23/2011
  • Issued: 05/20/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/23/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An avocado pitting device comprising:

  • a housing having a substantially dome-shaped inner surface defining a recess, the inner surface extending continuously without interruption about a generally central axis of the recess, the recess configured to receive a pit of an avocado, and an engagement member projecting inwardly from the inner surface, the engagement member configured to engage the pit and retain the pit within the recess such that the pit is removable with the housing from the avocado, and further including a separate gripping member secured to and substantially enclosing an outer surface of the housing and configured for grasping by a human hand.

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