Another great kitchen staple. GreatVerified ReviewerAnother great kitchen staple. Great for pasta dishes.4
Does the job wellVerified ReviewerDoes the job well5
Hand GraterVerified ReviewerThis hand grater is well made and easy to handle. It grates in both directions which makes the task really fast. Good quality and I would recommend to others.5
Sharp and slimVerified ReviewerEasy to hold and requires minimal storage5
The best handy graterVerified ReviewerI have thrown out my previous flat grater which had a cracked plastic surround and bendy metal. This one is sturdy and takes up less room in my utensils drawer.5
Big hand graterVerified ReviewerGreat product, good quality. Feels sturdy and easy to use. Just what I wanted.5
PerfectVerified ReviewerI love the tray especially just Awesome and strong5
Handy grater that works wellVerified ReviewerThis is a handy, no-nonsense grater that does what you expect of it. The handle keeps your hand out of the way (so less likely to grate your fingers).4
Only useful for Nutmeg or parmigiana.Verified ReviewerDoesn’t grate cheddar like cheeses or anything else. Not like a normal grater - maybe my fault for not looking closer.3
Good sizeVerified ReviewerEasy to use and produces finely grated cheese so is very economical as I use less cheese!5
Best ever.Verified ReviewerSturdy and great to use/Parmigiano's favourite.5
Ideal size for grating.Verified ReviewerGood grip handle. Nice large grating area. Excellent buy.5
Perfect SizeVerified ReviewerEasy to handle and clean. Wish there was a courser grater version too.5
Designing for the tastes of people around the world
Do you sometimes cook dishes from other cultures? Then you’re part of an international trend called transculturalism. It basically means that global cooking and eating habits are a lot more similar than you may think. How can we cater for this trend? We designed the VARDAGEN series with products that can be used in multiple ways. In Swedish, VARDAGEN means “every day”, which is just how the products are meant to be used, no matter where you live.
“Consumers have access to cultural diversity in cooking and eating from all over the world,” explains Ina Tidbeck Sjöblom, who helped create the products.
“They want to taste the best of all cultures, which means that it’s not only in Asia that we need eating products for sushi.”
Creating products for all our differences (and similarities)
The VARDAGEN products are designed to turn differences into similarities. Like the eggcup.
“We did it in a shape that it’s more like a very small dip bowl,” explains Ina. “So it’s also for Asian eating, you know the bowl where you put chili paste and other condiments.”
Another bowl has just the right size and shape to be a rice bowl in Asia, but it can also be used as a side-salad or cereal bowl.
Answering the global demand for durability
VARDAGEN is uniquely suited to the global market—catering to the different needs of eaters.
One thing people all over the world seem to agree on is the importance of durability.
“We know from all the studies and research we do that people don’t want to buy and throw away things, they want to buy something that lasts,” says Ina.
That’s why VARDAGEN is made from durable and sustainable materials, like glass, porcelain and stainless steel. That means, just like the name VARDAGEN suggests, they’ll be useful every day for many days to come.
What is stainless steel?
Stainless steel is found in everything from building structures and cars to sinks and knives. It’s easy to see why it has so many uses. Stainless steel is hard and durable and has good resistance to corrosion – namely rust. It generally has a low nickel content, and for IKEA products we mainly use stainless steel that’s nickel-free. Like many other metals, it can be recycled again and again to become new, hardwearing things – without losing its valuable properties.