I was looking for a pair of food grade scissors with a protective cover that I could take along with me to help cut up my toddler's food. It's so much faster and easier to use a scissor than a knife especially with foods such as noodles, meats, string beans, broccoli, etc. These scissors fit my need.
"Perfect food scissors for toddlers"
My 13 month old son has been on homemade solid foods for 6 months now. I wish I had found these scissors sooner! I have been using them for about a month now. They are still extremely sharp and easy to maintain. I like that they come with a protective sheath. It makes the scissors easier to travel with. I highly recommend these!!
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When this handsome boy was 11 months old, I was really concerned about feeding my first-born "real" food. I used to bite into grapes to create tiny bites to feed to him. Totally gross, I know, but how else are you supposed to cut grapes into teeny pieces without cutting off your fingers with a knife?
I quickly realized that was not how I wanted our meal times together to be so being a self-professed scissor enthusiast, I turned to my reliable kitchen scissors to cut up his food. They worked fine but were too big and bulky to travel with me to pizza places and playdates. So I started using cute and colorful Ikea office scissors. All was great until the day I tried a piece of Griff's grilled cheese horrified to find it had a metallic aftertaste. As any mom would, I flipped out.
This is Reese
Immediately realizing there was no product that addressed needs of easily and quickly cutting up food for children, particularly on the go, we decided to take a huge risk and create Tiny Bites Food Shears. I did this with no consumer product development experience, a one year old son, pregnant with this silly little beauty named Reese, and a full-time marketing job. But when you are passionate about something, you will do whatever it takes to succeed. Even if it means not sleeping for months.
Tiny Bites Food Shears were designed with features we knew would resonate with parents. Compact size with comfortable handles. A sharp cutlery-grade lead-free blade with an inch ruler for parents to measure the size of each bite. A child-proof protective blade cover. A cool yellow lever that you lift up to help cut through thicker food like steak. Dishwasher safe. BPA-free.
This is Griffin & Reese
Within 7 months of deciding to create Tiny Bites Food Shears, we received our first delivery of 15,000 sets. It was an unbelievable site to see. Cartons and cartons of packages of Tiny Bites. The reality set in... now what do we do? But the panic was subdued by the fact that we did it. We created a consumer product inspired because of our children.
We hope you've enjoyed our story and we really hope you love our Food Shears ;) but most importantly, we hope that if you have an idea for a product or business of your own, this story can inspire you to move forward with it.