<* Overall satisfaction is an individual rating and not a combined total of all ratings. By default, brands with equal overall satisfaction ratings are sorted by the mean overall satisfaction score as rated by consumers. You can click the arrows at the top of any column in the table to sort by the results in that column.
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Canstar Blue research finalised in March 2023, published in June 2023.
Our review compares grated cheese on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which grated cheese they think is best!
Canstar Blue surveyed 893 Australians for their feedback on the packaged grated cheese(s) they’ve purchased from a supermarket or grocer and eaten in the last three months. Note: this does not include independent delis.
The outcomes reported in these ratings are measured via accredited research panels managed by Qualtrics.
Respondents rate their satisfaction with their grated cheese brand(s) from zero to ten, where zero is extremely dissatisfied and ten is extremely satisfied. Brand satisfaction was rated by respondents on the following criteria:
Overall satisfaction: measures consumer satisfaction with a grated cheese brand as an individual score NOT a combined total of all criteria.
Texture: the grated cheese was rich and had the expected consistency.
Taste: the grated cheese tasted authentic and matched the flavour description on the packaging (i.e. light, etc.).
Value for money: the cost is reasonable for the quality and quantity of the grated cheese.
Packaging convenience: the grated cheese packaging made it easy to dispense and store (i.e. came in a resealable packet, etc.).
Variety & range: the grated cheese brand offered a variety of product options.
The winning brand is the one that receives the highest Overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the Overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.
Overall satisfaction is asked as a specific question and represents an individual measure, not a combined total of all criteria.
When we cannot determine a clear winner from the criteria for the Overall satisfaction rating, we will then look at the other criteria measured in the rating.
The brand with the highest number of five-star ratings within the supporting criteria will become the five-star recipient in overall satisfaction, and thus win the award. If a clear leader still cannot be determined from the supporting criteria, joint winners will be declared.
Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.
Perfect Italiano offers a range of cheese types for shoppers to enjoy, with a number of grated varieties, such as grated parmesan, 4-cheese melt, grated mozzarella and Mexican-style. Each come in a range of sizes as well – ranging from 125g to 450g – with resealable packets available.
Perfect Italiano was rated five stars for taste, texture and overall satisfaction, with four stars for packaging convenience and variety and range, with just three stars for value for money.
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This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Site Editor, Dean Heckscher. He’s our resident expert on all things automotive, health & fitness, streaming and more. Dean is also one of Canstar Blue’s customer research report producers, helping to turn complicated subjects into easily-digestible information for our readers. He’s passionate about helping consumers make better-informed purchase decisions on all manner of consumer goods and services.
Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and 2 years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.
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