Top 5 Vendors for Commercial Waffle Makers until 2021 – A Competitive Analysis

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Technavio, a company that develops over 2000 pieces of research every year and covers more than 500 technologies across 80 countries, has announced the top five vendors for the global commercial waffle maker market in their latest research report. This report also lists 8 other prominent vendors who are expected to contribute to this market’s growth between 2017-2021.

Competitive vendor landscape

The global market for commercial waffle makers is characterized by the presence of vendors who are trying to differentiate their product offerings on the basis of key parameters such as heat control type, buzzer, or alarms at the end of baking and even heat distribution. Efficiency in the heating process is the main area of focus for manufacturers and is the major means to upgrade offerings in the market. Most players in the market are trying to offer waffle makers with enhanced features that help to minimize the bake cycle time with increased productivity. Manufacturers are also offering commercial waffle makers in different shapes and sizes.

According to Manjunath Reddy, a lead analyst at Technavio for research on food service, “Many market players are trying to adhere to safety and quality standards.  They are focusing on making their products compliant to NSF and ETL certifications as these approvals offer a sustainable lifespan to equipment. Such initiatives help vendors of commercial waffle makers strengthen their foothold in the competitive market.

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Top five vendors in the commercial waffle maker market space:


Waring is a leading manufacturer of professional-quality appliances for foodservice equipment, home, and laboratory industries. The company has years of expertise in manufacturing culinary appliances for different end-users in two different segments – Waring Commercial and Waring Pro.

Key products: Classic waffle maker WWD180, Belgian waffle maker WWD180, Vertical classic waffle maker WWD200, Vertical Belgian waffle WW200, Side-by-side Belgian waffle maker WW250, and Side-by-side Belgian waffle maker WW250B.


Krampouz has expertise in the production of crepe makers, waffle makers, planchas, and grills. The company is the first to introduce the gas and electric crepe maker, it is engaged in offering professional range as well as consumer range quality cooking appliances. Krampouz produces three different waffle makers such as Belgian, Brussels, and Liege and is equipped with “easy clean” system with instant disassembly of waffle iron plates for easy and fast cleaning.

Key products: Single 90 ̊ waffle maker, Single 180 ̊ waffle maker, Double 180 ̊ waffle maker, and Swiveling waffle maker.

Nemco Food Equipment

Nemco Food Equipment engages in the manufacture of food service equipment with innovative designs. It offers a wide range of 75 different products in the industry like waffle and cone makers, food preparation equipment, food warming, ovens, and boiling units.

Key products: Waffle makers and Belgian waffle makers.

Star Manufacturing International

Star Manufacturing International is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of commercial food service equipment to food service establishments. It offers commercial cooking equipment like waffle makers, omelet makers, conveyor, contact and pop-up toasters. It also provides after-sales service to its customers.

Key products: Standard waffle bakers and Belgian waffle bakers.

Wells Manufacturing

Wells Manufacturing supplies numerous types of commercial cooking equipment to end-users such as family-owned restaurants, fast food chains, and hotels. Some of the commercial FSE offered by the company include waffle makers, floor fryers, countertop refrigeration, countertop griddles, countertop char broilers, and countertop griddles.

Key products: WB-1C & WB-2C, WB-1E & WB-2E, and BWB-1SE.

A more detailed analysis is available in the Technavio report, Global Commercial Waffle Maker Market 2017-2021. Technavio also customizes reports by other regions and specific segments upon request.

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