When it comes to cheese, a block is usually higher quality than pre-shredded options. That said, it’s hard to get the perfect slice, and storing it can be less than ideal. Because of this, Tate Koenig has come up with a better way to cut the cheese. Will he also cut a deal on
If you’re short on time, here’s a quick overview of what happened to The Cheese Chopper after
The Cheese Chopper appeared on
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|Kevin O’Leary||No Offer|
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Shark Tank The Cheese Chopper Update
- Entrepreneur: Tate Koenig
- Business: Multi-purpose cheese storage container, slicer, and shredder
- Ask: $75,000 for 10% equity
- Result: No deal
- Shark: None
Tate brought The Cheese Chopper to
The Cheese Chopper is a patent-pending cheese slicer, shredder, and chopper, that comes with a built-in storage container. It even comes with an adjustable wheel, that lets users choose how thick they want their cheese to be sliced.
Tate delivers a pun-filled, cheesy presentation, albeit, an entertaining one for the sharks. He then invites guest shark Kendra Scott, who was born in “The Cheese State”, to give the product a try.
When asked about his story, Tate explains that he was frustrated with the lack of options to cut and store cheese. He knew there had to be a better way, so he got to work building prototypes in his garage.
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That said, the product that he presented to the sharks is still a prototype, meaning he has yet to sell his product.
When Kevin O’Leary asked about cost, Tate shared that The Cheese Chopper will retail for $39.99. Landed, it cost him $8.30 to make, package, and ship to the warehouse.
Mark Cuban was the first shark to drop out. He said that because Tate was pre-revenue, he has yet to receive customer feedback, and it’s too soon for him to invest.
Next up, Kevin shares that Tate’s price point is too high, and he feels it’s too early to invest. For those reasons, he was out too.
Kendra also shared Mark’s concern about not having customer feedback since the product is pre-revenue. She was also out.
Along those lines, Lori Greiner and Barbara Corcoran also went out, because it’s just too early for them to invest.
With that, Tate leaves
Research for The Cheese Chopper update revealed good news! Despite not getting a deal on
By the time the episode aired, The Cheese Chopper had already started shipping its products. In fact, just a week before, Tate claimed that they’d shipped 2,000 of the initial 3,500 pre-orders.
Browsing The Cheese Chopper website, it looks like the company also sells many complimentary products. They even have a line of funny t-shirts, like the one Tate wears in the episode.
Additionally, The Cheese Chopper is also available on Amazon, so check it out if you need another option for cutting and storing your cheese!
In the meantime, be sure to check out updates for some of the other companies featured on Season 12 Episode 20:
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