The Chork: Combination Chopsticks + Fork, Took Two Years to Develop

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Fri, Aug 10th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Created by the marketing company Brown Innovation Group Incorporated (B.I.G.) in Salt Lake City, the Chork is an innovative new eating tool that combines chopsticks with a fork.

It is the brainchild of Jordan Brown, who saw the need for the Chork at a sushi dinner when he found himself constantly reaching for a fork while eating with chopsticks, to grasp smaller grains of rice. Brown, a partner at the concept development and marketing company Brown Innovation Group Incorporated (B.I.G.) in Salt Lake City, then resolved to make the transition between the fork and chopsticks easier with the Chork.

With chopsticks on one end and a fork on the other, you're bound to ask why you didn't come up with this simple yet brilliant innovation yourself. Keeping in mind that most people need to use a fork because they haven't quite mastered the art of using chopsticks, Brown has designed the Chork such that the adjoining sticks can be pinched together to grasp food without needing to be separated, functioning as trainers. For the initiated, the sticks come apart and click back into place just as easily.

The above image is from the Chork's official site.

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