Global Cheese Grater Market Assessment, Opportunities and Forecast, 2017-2031F

Global cheese grater market is projected to witness a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period 2024-2031, growing from USD 401.4 million in 2023 to USD 715.89 million in 2031.

The cheese grater market is gaining popularity due to rising popularity of cuisines containing cheese, due to its flavor enhancing properties, consumers’ rising preference for home cooking and culinary experimentation with them seeking for tools which help in the easy preparation of food, trends towards the consumption of fresh ingredients inducing the rise in the demand for freshly grated cheese, and endorsements of chefs with the brands attracting the consumers to purchase more kitchen tools and equipments.

According to data from the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS), the daily consumption of cheese in the United States more than doubled from 1981 to 2021. It grew to 0.74 cups per person in 2021 from 0.36 cups per person in 1981.

Additionally, difficulty in manual grating of different varieties of cheese is creating the demand for electric cheese grater, further driving the growth of the market.

The incorporation of sustainable materials in the design of cheese graters, such as bamboo, recycled plastic, and stainless steel, is further augmenting the market’s growth. Moreover, innovation in cheese graters to increase productivity and expand applicability is driving the market’s growth.

Moreover, the rising trend of BPA-free cheese graters is supplementing the market growth by addressing consumers’ increasing concerns for healthy and safe kitchen equipment. As a result, manufacturers are responding to the rising trend and introducing BPA-free cheese graters, reassuring health-conscious consumers and prioritizing their safety and well-being. Thus, the cheese grater market is further supported.

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Commercial Cheese Graters to Hold Greater Market Share

Commercial cheese graters hold a greater share in the market due to their greater applicability than residential cheese graters because of the rise in the fast-food service industry, including restaurants, cafes, and cloud kitchens. They have created a rising demand for efficient cheese grating solutions as they need to grate different types of cheese in larger quantities to cater to a larger audience.

Additionally, gourmet cuisines require the usage of specialty cheese, which requires professional and specific cheese grating equipment, which offers speed and capacity to meet high-volume demand by the restaurants.

Moreover, these commercial outlets require consistency in their products to maintain the quality which requires commercial cheese graters, appealing to the business who are seeking to streamline food preparation processes and maintain the high-quality standards of their food items.

In June 2021, Sammic introduced its latest Cheese Grater Technology for commercial use. Its high-volume CA-4V cheese grater is equipped with the latest force control technology for the preparation of perfect pizza. The product has been designed to lower the food items’ cost and improve the offerings’ quality and consistency.

Rising Fast Food Popularity to Drive the Market Growth

Cheese plays a significant role in many fast-food items because of which the demand of cheese graters has increased. Cheese graters make the process easier to prepare and serve cheese-based foods in large quantities for fast food establishments.

Cheese is a popular topping in most fast foods and is preferred by youngsters in most of the dishes whether pasta, pizza, salad bowls, sandwiches, or soufflé. Different types of cheese graters offer greater versatility to cater to the diverse food consumer. Whether it’s finely grated cheese for topping or coarsely grated for burgers, cheese graters provide customization to meet customers demand effectively.

An upward trajectory is expected for the cheese graters as the fast-food chains are expanding globally and are gaining popularity among the young generation, offering vast variety of food items that require cheese as an essential ingredient.

Moreover, increased demand of gourmet and artisanal fast food, which include specialty cheese, further emphasize the need of high-quality cheese grater capable of handling various cheese texture and types. Thus, cheese grater is an essential equipment when it comes to the usage of cheese in any fast-food.

Use of BPA-free Plastic Changes Cheese Grater Market Trend

Cheese Graters which are made from plastic containing Bisphenol A (BPA) are being declined in the market as the consumers are increasingly preferring healthier alternatives such as BPA-free and stainless steel cheese graters. It is because of consumers’ rising concerns regarding the possible health hazards due to the usage of cheese grater made from plastics containing BPA. Researchers indicate that BPA, a harmful chemical, can leach into food, when exposed to heat or any acidic situation, causing a potential risk to consumers’ health.

Moreover, BPA-free cheese graters are preferred for various underlying reasons. They provide reassurance on food safety to the consumers, particularly appealing to the segment which prefer healthy food intake. Also, BPA-free cheese graters are made using materials such as food-grade plastic or stainless steel which are more durable and are perceived to be safer for environment. Moreover, stainless steel is convenient in cleaning, lasts for a longer period of time, thus, increasing the consumer satisfaction.

For instance, in May 2024, Microplane announced the launch of a professional manual handheld rotatory cheese grater. The offering is made from surgical grade stainless steel which ensures premium quality and food safety. The product is durable as it consists of strengthened drum and crank arm which ensures reliability during usage in both home and professional kitchens.