Food Scale, 5lb / 2.3kg capacity.This use r friendly scale with a convenient pull-out display is perfect for weighing all ingredients. Weigh items directly on the platform, on a plate or in a bowl, and pul l the display away from the base to prevent shadowing from large plates and bowls. Accurately measure ingredients when cookin g and baking or weigh the portions. A weigh t indicator shows the capacity left on the scale before maximum capacity is reached. Press the zero button to offset the weight of a container or to set the weight back t o zero so you can add additional ingredients. The display features large, easy-to-read numbers which measure in 1/8-ounce (imperial) and 1-gram (metric) increments. The plastic platform can be removed for cleaning. Two AAA batteries ar e included. Gift boxed.