Testing 3 Popular Manual Chopping Gadgets

Testing some manual chopping gadgets, so you know the right one to pick and when it’s time to buy you a new one.

Chef’n VeggiChop Hand-Powered Food Chopper

No electricity required, great for small kitchens, RVs, travel and camping. Perfect for nuts, veggies, pesto, hummus, salsa, guacamole and more. Includes convenient storage lid, blades, bowl and storage lid are top-rack dishwasher safe.

Price: $26.99


  • Grip keeps container sturdy
  • Pull handle is big, making grip strength stronger.  Great for those with finger/dexterity issues
  • Container capacity is big
  • Container doubles as a storage container
  • Large blades


  • Must chop veggies into smaller sizes in order to allow the blades to chop
  • Uneven chop
  •  Quantity is not big so you would have to repeat the process a few times in order to get quantity to store (meal prep)
  • Pull style is strange
  • Requires upper body strength

Vivaant Food Chopper

Rubberized button + non-skid base improve grip. Sharp, stainless steel zigzag blades slice cleanly and evenly. Rotating scrapers keep food off sides for even cutting. Easy disassembly for fast cleanup and storage.

Price: $39.89


  • Great for those with dexterity issues
  • Easily stored, easy to use
  • Built in blade, easy to clean


  • Uneven chop (some is even pureed)
  • Must chop food into very small pieces in order to chop
  • Required a good amount of strength to chop
  • Blade isn’t the sharpest (struggled with harder veggies)

Vegetable Chopper Mandoline Slicer, Cutter, Chopper, Grater

Vegetable Chopper lets you tackle all of your slicing, dicing and grating needs with just 1 kitchen tool.

Price: $29.99


  • Comes with so many attachments for dicing, shredding, and slicing anything
  • Versatile
  • Easy to store, clean, assemble, even chop
  • Large capacity in container allowing a lot to be processed at once
  • Blades are sharp
  • Can chop hard veggies easily


  • Blade grid can be challenging to clean