Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They're easy to carry, come with their own convenient natural packaging, and are ready to eat right out of said packaging. However, they can be a little messy, especially if they're being eaten in any way other than simply peeled and chewed. The 3-in-1 Banana Split Tool from Amco Houseworks is a cheap and cheerful addition to the arsenal of any finicky fruit fan.

The 3-in-1 Banana Split Tool is a simple idea that claims to be effective in removing the mess and fuss associated with eating a banana. It's made from bright yellow plastic and shaped like a banana. Which is great unless you're unlucky enough to come across a straight one.

It features a serrated edge at one end designed to help you peel back the skin of the banana from the stem. At the opposite end is a wire edge designed to help split the banana in two. Along the length of the Banana Split Tool are spines designed to help you slice the fruit into up to 20 even slices.

This product is available from Amco Houseworks priced at US$7.99, and while it's certainly not an essential household item, it could save you precious seconds in the morning as you prepare breakfast, and try to persuade the kids to give this healthy snack a try.

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