Mrs. Anderson's Cherry Pitter easily removes the pit from cherries and olives in just seconds yet fruit remains intact. No more bruised or crushed cherries wasted fruit or mess. A helpful addition to kitchen gadgets it quickly removes pits from all types of cherries and is great for pitting olives too. For best results chill the cherries or olives for at least 1 hour. Easy to use. Simply place a cherry onto the holder and squeeze the handles together with a firm pressure. The pit is easily extracted while the fruit remains intact. This Cherry Pitter also known as a cherry stoner is great for canning freezing dehydrating and baking cherry pies and tarts making desserts and healthy snacks smoothies muddled drinks craft cocktails and more. Works equally well for pitting olives! Made from zinc alloy with chrome plating Mrs. Anderson's Cherry Pitter is sturdy and durable. Hand wash in warm soapy water.