Top 10 Laser Thermometers for Foods
for October 2022

Food thermometers are essential when it comes to cooking, baking and grilling. Some thermometers, such as candy and meat thermometers, are handy for checking on food as it cooks, while food thermometers for canning and freezing are for measuring foods as they cool.

In the Different Guide , we test food thermometers for accuracy, ease of use, and accuracy at multiple temperatures. We also evaluate how easy they are to clean, both inside and out, as well as how easy it is to read in dark kitchens. After testing dozens of thermometers, we've narrowed down our picks to the 10 best food thermometers you can buy in 2022.

Our picks for the best food thermometers are based on our testing, consumer reviews and popular retailers. Here are the best food thermometers you can buy in 2022:

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Metris Instruments Food Inspector Infrared Laser Thermometer Non-Contact Highly Accurate Industrial Grade Food Safety Inspection Thermometer for Professional Use | Measure Surface Temperature Readings

Metris Instruments Food Inspector Infrared Laser Thermometer Non-Contact Highly Accurate Industrial Grade Food Safety Inspection Thermometer for Professional Use

by INFRAREDGUN.COM
What We like

The Metris Instruments Food Inspector Infrared Laser Thermometer Non-Contact Highly Accurate Industrial Grade Food Safety Inspection Thermometer for Professional Use is an easy-to-use and highly accurate non-contact thermometer that reliably measures surface temperature with 1-second accuracy. The dual laser technology allows the operator to more easily aim and target the reading and the large distance to spot size ratio reduced any errors that might present itself when measuring. The Metris Instruments Food Inspector Infrared Laser Thermometer Non-Contact Highly Accurate Industrial Grade Food Safety Inspection Thermometer for Professional Use has a high precision emissivity of various materials and foods.

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Ketotek Digital Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58°F-1112 °F(-50°C - 600°C) Handheld Non Contact IR Laser Thermometer KT600Y for Cooking Meat Kitchen Refrigerator Pool Pizza Oven BBQ Food

Ketotek Digital Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58°F-1112 °F(-50°C

by KETOTEK
What We like

Ketotek digital infrared thermometer (KT600Y) is the best temperature gun we tested. Its fast, accurate, and easy to use. Its backlight LCD screen also features a low battery indicator, so you'll never accidentally run out of juice.

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Non-Contact Digital Laser Grip Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~ 752℉ (-50℃ ~ 400℃), Digital Instant Read Meat Thermometer Kitchen Cooking Food Candy Thermometer for Oil Deep Fry BBQ

YIHANGQICHE Non-Contact Digital Laser Grip Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~ 752℉ (-50℃ ~ 400℃)

by YIHANGQICHE
What We like

This laser thermometer is the quickest, most accurate one we tested. It features a big probe, bigger display, and big buttons.

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Digital Infrared Laser Thermometer Cooking Gun with Adjustable Emissivity -58°F ~ 788°F, Touchless Kitchen Laser Food Thermometer Temp Gun for Soap Candy Making Oven BBQ

XRCLIF Digital Infrared Laser Thermometer Cooking Gun with Adjustable Emissivity -58°F ~ 788°F

by XRCLIF
What We like

This infrared thermometer gun is sturdy, sensitive, durable, and well-built. It can accurately measure temps from -58 to 788 degrees Fahrenheit.

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INKBIRD Infrared Thermometer Digital Laser Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ INK-IFT01 and Instant Read Meat Thermometer IHT-1P - Adjustable Emissivity Thermometers Gun for Cooking BBQ Oven Pizza

INKBIRD Infrared Thermometer Digital Laser Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ INK-IFT01 and Instant Read Meat Thermometer IHT-1P

by Inkbrd
What We like

Super easy to read, crisply accurate readings, and reasonably priced, the INKBIRD Infrared Thermometer Digital Laser Temperature Gun is one of the best digital thermometers you can buy.

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KIZEN Infrared Thermometer Gun (NOT for Humans) - LaserPro LP300 Non-Contact Temperature Gun for Cooking, Home Repairs & Maintenance, -58Deg F to 1112Deg F (-50 Deg C to 600 Deg C)

KIZEN Infrared Thermometer Gun (NOT for Humans)

by Kizen
What We like

With its laser pointer, the Kinze LP300 non-contact laser thermometer gun makes cooking quick and safe.

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8.5
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INKBIRDPLUS Temperature Gun Infrared Thermometer for Cooking, Digital Laser Thermometer Gun for Pizza Oven and Reptiles with Backlight, -58°F~1382°F, 16:1 Distance spot Ratio, Adjustable Emissivity

INKBIRDPLUS Temperature Gun Infrared Thermometer for Cooking

by INKBIRDPLUS
What We like

An inexpensive infrared thermometer with a super-long battery, a bright display, and adjustable emissivity.

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Infrared Thermometer, SURPEER Laser Temperature Gun, Non Contact Digital Electric IR Temp Gauge for Cooking, Home Repairs, Handmaking, Surface Measuring, -58 to 1022 ℉( Not Human)

SURPEER Infrared Thermometer

by SURPEER
What We like

This non-contact digital infrared thermometer is great at dual temperature measurement and is great for cooking, cooking, baking, BBQ, indoor / outdoor use, meat, grilling, grilling, barbecue, barbecue.

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RISWOJOR Infrared Thermometer Cooking Digital Temperature Gun,Adjustable Emissivity &MAX/MIN/at/Cal Temp Gun; -58°F~752°F(-50°C~400°C) IR Laser Thermometer Gun for Industrial,Kitchen/Ovens/Grill

RISWOJOR Infrared Thermometer Cooking Digital Temperature Gun,Adjustable Emissivity &MAX/MIN/at/Cal Temp Gun; -58°F~752°F(-50°C~400°C) IR Laser Thermometer Gun for Industrial

by RISWOJOR
What We like

A temperature gun with laser pointer, digital and emissivity adjustment, and auto-power off. The RISWOJOR IR laser thermometer isn't cheap, but it offers a feature set that far exceeds the competition.

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ThermoPro TP30 Digital Infrared Thermometer Gun Non Contact Laser Temperature Gun -58°F ~1022°F (-50°C ~ 550°C) with Adjustable Emissivity & Max Measure (NOT for Human Body Temperature)

ThermoPro TP30 Digital Infrared Thermometer Gun Non Contact Laser Temperature Gun -58°F ~1022°F (-50°C ~ 550°C) with Adjustable Emissivity & Max Measure (NOT for Human Body Temperature)

by ThermoPro
What We like

A budget-friendly and easy-to-use non-contact infrared temperature gun is great for baking, cooking, automotive, HVAC, plumbing, and science projects.

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