Tate Koenig, the creator of the patent-pending Cheese Chopper, was privileged enough to appear on Episode 20 of
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 Koenig has, what he thinks, is a product that will change the way we consume cheese. 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.
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After demonstrating his product and showing the sharks how it worked, the sharks felt that The Cheese Chopper was a little too early in its development cycle. In particular, the sharks pointed out that Tate didn’t really have enough customer feedback on how well the product work nor true sales number. The guest shark, Kendra, also suggested that Tate should take this time to perfect the product and make sure to get it right before it launches.
Ultimately, all the sharks passed on The Cheese Chopper because they felt that the product wasn’t ready yet and needed a lot of work before it launched. With only a couple of months passing since the airing of Season 12 Episode 20, our The Cheese Chopper update is rather short. But, it’s not bad. In fact, we’ve got some fairly good news.
By the time the episode with The Cheese Chopper aired on April 9, Mr. Cheese 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.
At the moment, the official webpage for the Cheese Chopper says that it is already sold out, with the product receiving mostly positive reviews. Hopefully, in our next The Cheese Chopper update, we can give a more detailed look at how well the product has sold following its appearance on
In the meantime, be sure to check out updates for some of the other companies featured on Season 12 Episode 20:
- The Matte Makeup Organizer Update
- OpulenceMD Beauty Magnetic Lashes Update
- FurZapper Pet Hair Remover Update
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