Cool Gadgets for Refreshing Picnics, Patio Dining and Backyard Bashes

Aug 20, 2015, 03:05 ET from Capresso, Kuhn Rikon, Peugeot, Kyocera, Zoku, NuWave

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The flavors of the season are refreshing, relaxing and cool.  Enjoy the bounty with these clever kitchen tools ( for picnics, backyard bashes and outdoor fun.

Chill out with Champ'Cool from Peugeot, a handy sleeve that wraps around bottles to keep wine, soda, juice and more deliciously cool without ice or refrigeration, for up to an hour.  Also cools room-temp bottles in less than 10 minutes.

Chocolate, cherries, and strawberries – your favorite flavors are more fun in the form of a homemade ice pop.  The patented Zoku Quick Pop Maker freezes ice pops right on your countertop, without electricity, in as little as seven minutes.

Bring your meal to the beach, camping or anywhere hunger might strike with Reduce Fire & Ice Vacuum Food Jars, for the ultimate in hot or cold insulation to keep food at the perfect temperature up to 6 hours. An airtight lid prevents messy drips or spills.

For apples, cheese, bread and more, Kuhn Rikon's Colori®+ Knives stand out for their sharpness, secure-grip handles and lightweight design. The matching safety sheaths are a must-have for safe storage and transport to camping or picnics.

Custom brew your favorite iced tea at the touch of a button with the Capresso Iced Tea Maker, a countertop appliance that brews either loose tea or tea bags into an 80-ounce glass pitcher.  An easy-to-read brew strength slide lever adjusts to taste from regular to extra strong.

Spice it up with the Kyocera 8-Inch Dual Ceramic Mill, a compact 2-in-1 salt and pepper design. Caps on both ends keep things neat in your picnic basket or backpack.  Kyocera's ceramic mechanism offers superior performance and durability versus metal-based mechanisms.

Seal in the flavor and lock in the freshness with portable vacuum technology. NuWave Flavor-Lockers create an airtight seal and keep food fresher longer.  Lightweight and compact, yet extremely durable, take these versatile bags and containers anywhere life takes you.

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SOURCE Capresso, Kuhn Rikon, Peugeot, Kyocera, Zoku, NuWave