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Totchop LLC




Providing a safe, efficient, and convenient solution for cutting children’s food into bite-sized pieces.

Prevent and provide, revolutionizing mealtime safety.

Matt Kawiecki, a dedicated father and engineer, recognized the need for a safer and more efficient method of cutting children’s food after experiencing terrifying choking incidents with his daughters. Motivated by his personal experiences, Matt founded Totchop LLC with the mission of revolutionizing mealtime safety for parents everywhere.

At the heart of Totchop’s innovative solution is the ulu-inspired Totchop knife and cutting board, which enables parents to quickly and safely prepare food for their little ones. With its one-handed operation and streamlined design, the Totchop system offers a practical and convenient alternative to traditional methods of food preparation.

Since its inception, Totchop LLC has garnered significant interest and support from parents seeking a better way to ensure their children’s safety during meals. With plans to launch its product line and expand its market reach, Totchop is poised to make a lasting impact on the parenting industry.

To support the growth and development of Totchop LLC, Matt intends to utilize the $1,000 grant to cover expenses related to product development, marketing, and distribution. With the support of his dedicated team and strategic partners, Matt is confident that Totchop will become a household name synonymous with safety and convenience for families worldwide.”

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