A Sippy Cup for the 21st century: the Foogo line by Thermos.
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Daddy Troy: If I give my kid a sippy cup I am always worried that the milk, the juice might go bad. Well, I found a great solution. It's my thermos, it's called Foogo brand, Foogo line, and it's like a thermos bottle that you're used to see, but it's a sippy cup. It's really industrial strength, it's really, really cool. Caron: What this is, this is our new line of a vacuum insulated sippy cup. We have four other products in the line. But what's really nice is they are vacuum-insulated. So when you put cold milk inside you don't have to worry about it going bad. It's going to stay cold for six hours. Daddy Troy: Six hours, that's incredible. Caron: Yes, it's also constructed of stainless steel inside and out. The valve system, it's two-part valves, so it really helps to prevent any leaking. All the plastics are BPA free, so it's a safe product, that's very food smart that you are going to get to your child. Daddy Troy: And you have another product that's pretty similar. Caron: Yeah, we have a straw bottle here. This is more for when a child is -- Daddy Troy: For fun, flips right open. Caron: -- yeah, 18 months older, so when they have kind of graduated out of the sippy cup. This is a vacuum-insulated straw bottle. Now this will keep it cold for 12 hours. There is a good chance, it's still going to be ice in there after those 12 hours. Daddy Troy: So is that one made better than this one for some reason, why 12 hours? Caron: No, the reason why, this is 12 ounces and this is 7 ounces, and any time you have a bigger capacity, it keeps that temperature retention longer. Daddy Troy: So it must be like surface area to volume ratio or something like that. Caron: Yes, exactly. Daddy Troy: Oh, really cool. How does the suction work in this one? Caron: You just push the button here and it flips open and this is just a silicon straw so it's not going to get crusty all overtime. It's very food-safe and contact-safe for your children. Daddy Troy: And how about washing them. Is it better to --? Caron: They are all dish-washer thing. Daddy Troy: Okay, super. We were talking earlier and there was actually some testing you guys have done with this particular product. Caron: Correct! We did a test at Cornell University and wanted to see how long it took for milk in the vacuum-insulated sippy cup to reach 700 which is cut by the hot zone where bacteria multiplies every ten minutes. Daddy Troy: Wow! Caron: So what we did is we took our vacuum-insulated sippy cup and we took three other sippy cups in the market that -- I should say they are insulated, there are two walls of plastic, which is insulation just in a smaller version. So we put in milk in there at 400 and we wanted to see how long it took to get to 70. It took the three other products four hours to reach 700 and it took 16 hours to reach 700. Daddy Troy: Well, its a huge difference, wow! Caron: Yeah. Daddy Troy: Wow, incredible! And if I am going to -- I am taking my kid to the game and I want to bring some may be non-milk or juice drinks for me to the game. It doesn't have to be juice or milk, right? Caron: No, it doesn't. Daddy Troy: Okay, sippy cup can have multiple purposes. Caron: Yes. Daddy Troy: So, great, super. Well, thanks so much, Caron! Caron: You are welcome! Thank you!
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