Finally, A Peanut Butter Pump

Have you struggled with a peanut butter jar? Not strong enough to twist off those lids? And who has time to find a knife? [This is the point where, if this article was an infomercial, I'd show you black-and-white footage of inept people dropping peanut butter jars on the floor or impaling themselves on butter knives while spreading it. Now, cue the big "X" over that footage.]

What if I told you there's a better way? Stop struggling with stuck peanut butter lids forever! Introducing: The Peanut Butter Pump! That's right, ladies and gentlemen. For just $25 (plus shipping and handling), one of these brilliant, time-saving pumps can be yours!

An Indiegogo campaign is 75 percent of the way to its $20,000 goal, which would put the groundbreaking Peanut Butter Pump into its manufacturing phase. I know you have questions, and thankfully, the Peanut Butter Pump FAQ section has answers:

  • Yes, it works on crunchy peanut butter.
  • Yes, it works on other nut butters or "similar products."
  • A full pump currently dispenses 1½ tablespoons, though that is subject to change in the final design.
  • Yes, it works with most standard jars.
  • No, the pump is not recommended for natural peanut butters with oil separation.
  • While your first inclination may be to dismiss the pump as frivolous, consider the people whom this device could help: the elderly or others with wrist pain who can't open jars, and people with peanut allergies. And think of the cross-contamination benefits: The Indiegogo campaign notes that it keeps kitchens allergen-safe by not spreading peanut residue on utensils. There's still time to get in on this special offer, folks! Act now!