OXO and REI’s outdoor cookware cookware line is designed for camping

To create the gathering, OXO surveyed campers of various expertise, its sister model Hydro Flask, and the consultants at REI to establish key campsite kitchen instruments. The gathering features a slicing board, grilling tongs and a spatula, and cleansing instruments. The corporate then checked out how every product could possibly be improved to fulfill the precise wants of campers.

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A number of objects obtained a pink accent shade, making them simpler to identify amongst a campsite for simple pack-up on the finish of the evening. OXO additionally discovered that efficient, environment friendly cleansing was one other ache level for campers. Its resolution? The Cast Iron & Grill Pan Brush ($9.95) and Pots + Pans Scraper ($5.95). The issue is two-fold, explains senior product supervisor Shannon Ballantyne: campers want instruments that’ll assist with a fast and simple cleanup after lengthy day within the parts (soiled dishes, in any case, appeal to bears), however they typically lack extra water. 

“[These tools] cut back folks’s water consumption, which was a typical theme that stored developing,” she stated. “It wasn’t simply because [people] didn’t have entry to sufficient water, however [they wanted to] depart no hint by dumping dirty water.”

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OXO additionally added a protecting sheath to a $14.95 8-inch Chef’s Knife. Ballantyne says they discovered that individuals had been “wrapping their blades in tin foil or cardboard,” earlier than throwing it in a backpack. And OXO launched a Campgrounds model of its French Press ($24.95), utilizing Tritan Renew recycled plastic. As a result of, espresso. And naturally, a $14.95 Can and Bottle Opener.


As Ballantyne added:”You solely overlook a can opener as soon as.”

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