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Your Long, Buttered-Toast Nightmare Is Over

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Thank goodness! It's about time we traded struggling to spread real butter on toast with butter strings.

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This is "Easy Butter" from Japan's Metex. In short, you stick a slab of butter in the contraption, turn it, and grate strings of butter. Genius!

Below, you can see that while the weight is the same (8 grams), the stringy butter looks more voluminous as well as easier to spread.

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Illustration for article titled Your Long, Buttered-Toast Nightmare Is Over

Earlier this year, Japanese site Ketai Watch checked out the contraption. Have a look below.

Illustration for article titled Your Long, Buttered-Toast Nightmare Is Over
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Illustration for article titled Your Long, Buttered-Toast Nightmare Is Over
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Nothing quite says "breakfast" like a tub of grated butter.

"朝食はパン"派におススメ! 「イージーバター」[ケータイ Watch]

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howl j pendragon

there is butter in Japan?!