Perfect for fruits, vegetables, nuts, cooked meats, or fish. Food Chopper cuts foods and does not smash them, this allows 100% of the foods' natural juices and flavors to be retained for maximum flavor. It also cuts foods to a consistent and uniform size every time for gourmet style control in all food preparations. Durable cast-iron. Durable and dependable. Sanitary rust-resistant finish is easy-to-clean and dishwasher safe. Sturdy clamp base securely attaches chopper. Includes a rubber counter protector for easy mounting to most countertops. Self-sharpening blades sharpen each time the grinder is used. Includes a medium cutter plate that will handle most chopping jobs. Versatile cutter assortment. Designed with precision sets of cutters that cut from fine to coarse. Perfect for vegetables, fruits, nuts, or fish. Chops 2-1/2 lb. per minute.