The Best Food Scales You Can Buy

A high-quality food scale can help measure ingredients more precisely, taking your baking and cooking to the next level. These are our favorite kitchen scales at every price point.

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Escali Primo P115C Precision Kitchen Food Scale for Baking and Cooking, Lightweight and Durable Design, LCD Digital Display, Lifetime ltd. Warranty, Chrome

All-Around: Escali

This popular kitchen scale is a great value for both budding bakers and experienced chefs. It delivers precise measurements in 1 gram increments, and it comes with a lifetime warranty in case you ever run into issues. Learn how to measure wet and dry ingredients.

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OXO 11176600 Good Grips Digital Glass Food Scale with Pull Out Display, 11 Pound, White

Test Kitchen Preferred: OXO

We use a lot of gadgets in our Test Kitchen, and the best food scale we’ve found is this handy OXO model. Not only is it incredibly sleek, but it has a large, easy-to-read display that can be pulled away from the base. Check out more of our favorite gadgets.

Psst! If this one is out of stock, here is a similar OXO model.

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Ozeri ZK14 Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale

Budget-Friendly: Ozeri

If you’re buying your first kitchen scale (here’s why every home needs one), you can test the waters with this affordable Ozeri model. It comes in several fun colors and can convert measurements into grams, pounds, ounces and milliliters.

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Etekcity Digital Kitchen Food Scale and Multifunction Weight Scale with Removable Bowl, 11 lb 5kg

Bowl Included: Etekcity

To make weighing ingredients even easier, this kitchen scale has a built-in bowl. It also includes three different measuring modes—weight, milk and water—as well as multiple unit options, including grams, ounces, pounds and milliliters.

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Taylor 11lb Glass Platform Digital Food Scale

Sleek: Taylor

If you want a scale that’s as stylish as it is functional, the obvious choice is this top-rated Taylor glass scale. The round glass platform resists staining and is easy to clean, and the sleek silver design will look attractive on any kitchen counter.

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Kitchen Scale - Bakers Math Kitchen Scale - KD8000 Scale by My Weight, Silver

For Baking: MyWeigh

If you frequently use a kitchen scale to weigh baking ingredients, listen up. This popular digital scale was designed with bakers in mind. It has a hinged shield to keep ingredients from spilling onto the display, and it can even help you scale up recipes with its percentage feature.

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Camryn Rabideau
Camryn is a freelance lifestyle writer and product tester with eight years of experience testing hundreds of kitchen, home, garden and pet products. She brings her hands-on insight to the Taste of Home table and tests kitchen appliances, grills, home organization tools and more. Her tried-and-true product reviews appear in top lifestyle publications, such as The Spruce, Epicurious, Bon Appetit and People. Offline, she manages a small Rhode Island homestead where she tends to her gardens and furry animals.