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Cutting boards made of wood, stone or plastic

Each cutting board material - be it wood, stone or plastic - has different advantages and disadvantages. Here is an overview of the different materials for cutting boards, which will hopefully make your purchasing decision easier:

cutting board wood

wooden cutting boards


  • Wood is particularly gentle on knife blades and allows them to blunt more slowly.
  • Wood is naturally antiseptic and therefore particularly hygienic.
  • Wood is a natural product without chemical additives.
  • Cutting boards made of valuable wood are considered particularly exclusive and noble.


  • Wooden cutting boards cannot be cleaned in the dishwasher.
  • Wooden cutting boards can quickly become crooked and tend to warp if they are not cleaned properly or if they are made of cheap materials.
  • Wood can lose its color if not cared for.
stone countertop

stone cutting boards


  • Stone cutting boards are easy to care for.
  • Stone cutting boards are usually very durable.


  • Cutting on stone can cause unpleasant noises.
  • Knife blades can dull quickly on stone cutting boards.
  • Stone cutting boards can break and splinter.
plastic countertop

Plastic cutting boards


  • Plastic cutting boards are very easy to care for.
  • Plastic cutting boards usually only dull the knife blades slowly.
  • Plastic cutting boards are relatively inexpensive.


  • Plastic cutting boards usually do not look high-quality.
  • Plastic cutting boards can pass on bacteria and germs if not cleaned properly.
Cutting board teak round 201

This overview should help you in your choice of the right material for your cutting board. Another decisive factor for your purchase is which material you like best, both visually and haptically. the cutting boards Betterwood are made of teak. The wood is very gentle on the blade, durable and has only a low tendency to warp.

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