Thursday, June 2, 2011

New Microplane Twist N Grate Dual-Sided Grater

Responding to strong demand for the brand's award-winning Box Grater, Microplane(R) introduces its new compact, cone-shaped Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater, available now in white and red at retail nationwide for $19.95 suggested retail.

Sleek and space saving, the Microplane Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater is designed to easily come apart when not in use for compact storage in a drawer or cabinet. Featuring a tapered conical shape, the Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater provides two Microplane blades, Fine and Extra Coarse.

Microplane's signature grating blades, which are crafted in the U.S., are engineered to quickly and efficiently grate a wide range of foods, from hard cheese like Parmesan, to softer cheeses like cheddar and mozzarella, as well as assorted vegetables and fruits, including onions, potatoes, zucchini, apples, pears, etc. The Fine blade can also be used to zest the peel of citrus, such as lemons, oranges and limes.

As with all other Microplane graters, the new Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater offers cooks an extraordinarily sharp cutting tool for professional results, and the ultimate in ease and convenience.

Attractively styled in white or red, stainless steel and black, the dishwasher-safe Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater offers a comfortable soft-touch handle for excellent leverage and a secure grip, even when hands are wet. A translucent cover is included for safe storage.

For information on the new Microplane Twist N Grate - Dual Sided Grater and other kitchen tools, consumers are welcomed to visit the company's Web site:, or call toll-free 1-800-555-2767. For press information, please contact JS Public Relations: Julia Stambules (914) 961-0282,; or Keith Sivera (239) 848-5505, High-resolution product images can be accessed at

Based in Russellville, Arkansas, Microplane is a division of family-owned Grace Manufacturing Inc., a long-standing company specializing in the crafting of precision thin metal parts for home and industrial use. First created in 1990 as a new form of woodworking tool, the original Microplane did not find its way into the kitchen until 1994. Since that time, Microplane graters have found enthusiastic support from professional chefs and domestic cooks and have earned a permanent place in restaurants and home kitchens around the world. Most recently, Microplane has entered the Personal Care arena with its highly effective, professional quality foot files and accessories.

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