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Review of Tefal and SUPRA kitchen scales

Review of Tefal and SUPRA kitchen scales

As known, cooking requires precision of ingredients proportions. Therefore, kitchen scales are always an important element of cooking. Of course, companies offer a wide range of such devices, including innovative models with additional functions. For example, many modern models calculate the number of kilocalories in the ingredients. Some people find this feature very convenient. Moreover, many models has timer function. The video at the end of the article demonstrates the features of Digital kitchen food scales.

Traditionally, Tefal and Supra kitchen scales are among the market leaders.

Tefal Optiss BC5000V0

The limit and accuracy of weighing this model reach 11 lbs and 1 gram, respectively. The device weights 1.27 lbs. Moreover, this model has ultra-slim case and size of only 7 x 1.1 x 8.7 inches. Additionally, the weighing platform of impact-resistant glass is very easy cleaned. Also, model has manual and automatic on/off, integrated wall hook for easy storage and optional liquid-measuring function. Tefal offers Optiss BC5000V0 in white, orange or light green color. The power supply uses two LR03 batteries. As known, Tefal Optiss is produced in France.

Tefal Easy Plastic BC5060

Additionally, this model has a bowl. It also provides the weighing up to 11 lbs and an accuracy of up to one gram. Moreover, scales use the patented VISIO TOUCH technology.

The display shows information about the weighing modes. The illuminated indicators show the active weighing mode at the current time. Button provides selection of mode. Moreover, Solid button provides switching the modes of measurement, for example, grams instead of liters. Unfortunately, display shows weight only in grams.

Additionally, the Tara function provides reset the bowl weight or to weigh the next ingredient. In fact, this function implements the sequential weighing option.

Liquid mode provides weighing in the centiliters. For comparison, one centilitre is equivalent to 10 milliliters.

The weighing bowl of transparent and safe food plastic holds 2 liters of liquid. Of course, its spout is very convenient for liquid ingredients.

Additionally, the removable platform of impact-resistant glass for the bowl is very easy cleaned.

LCD-screen on the plastic case displays working information. Moreover, the model has the option of automatic shutdown that is activated after two minutes in the absence of weighing actions or after five minutes of standby.

This device has a hook for storage on the wall, uses two AAA batteries and is produced in France.


SUPRA BSS-4090 has stainless steel bowl with a capacity of 1 liter and case of red or green plastic. Traditionally, it provides the limit and weighing accuracy of 11 lbs and 1 gram, respectively.

Indication of weighing results is available in grams, pounds or ounces.

But the volume of liquid is measured in milliliters or liquid ounces.

The model uses a tare weight compensation option and a sequential weighing mode. The device is powered by two AAA batteries. The screen displays the degree of battery charge and the surplus of weight. The model has the option of automatic shutdown.


The case of the model is made in the form of a jug. The bowl is made of plastic and is graded in milliliters. Its spout is very convenient for working with liquids.

The display is located on the handle of the device.

Two AAA batteries provide power.

The model provides the weighing up to 4.4 lbs and a measurement accuracy of up to 1 gram.
The measurement is available in grams or in milliliters. Unit of measure is selected using the UNIT button. Thus, the model measures the volume of a liquid in two ways.

SUPRA BSS-4099 also has options of tare compensation and automatic shutdown. Unfortunately, there is no successive weighing mode.

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