The Best Juicers
In today’s market, there is a multitude of options when choosing the best juicer. There really isn’t a “best juicer” for everyone, since each person’s needs are different. There are essentially 4 different types of juicer to choose from. The citrus juicer, centrifugal juicer, masticating juicer, and (twin gear) triturating juicer all have different strengths and weaknesses.
The citrus juicer is generally the least expensive of all 4 categories. You would purchase a citrus juicer to juice mainly citrus fruits, such as lemons, grapefruits, limes, tangerines and oranges. Citrus juicers specialize in extracting maximum juice yield from citrus fruits in the most efficient way possible.
Out of all the citrus juicers on the market, the most popular and well-reviewed would have to be the Breville 800CPXL Die-Cast Stainless-Steel Motorized Citrus Press. The Breville 800CPXL offers unbeatable performance, while being unmatched in aesthetic design. Owners and reviewers alike rave about the 800CPXL’s ease of use and durability, performing admirably even after extensive and heavy duty use. With a price tag at around $200, the Breville 800CPXL is remarkably affordable for all its features and its high quality craftsmanship.
The second type of juicer is the centrifugal juicer. These juicers are popular for their convenience and ease to use, yet are not known to deliver maximum juice yield. They operate by spinning the produce vigorously to extract juice. Centrifugal juicers can handle most fruits and vegetables, but often have trouble juicing leafy greens. Reviewers and owners love centrifugal juicers because they are quick and easy to use, and are usually able to deliver a delicious glass of juice in a few seconds. Cleanup and assembly of most centrifugal juicers are straightforward and simple.
The highest quality centrifugal juicer is the Breville 800JEXL Juice Fountain Elite. Based on customer and user reviews, the Juice Fountain Elite delivers the highest performance out of any other centrifugal juicer on the market making it arguably the best centrifugal juicer ever made. The Juice Fountain Elite boasts a powerful 1000-watt motor which operates at an astounding 13,000 rotations per minute, making it one of the fastest juicers on the market today. It can deliver a glass of juice in a mere five seconds. The Juice Fountain Elite is also beloved for its ease of use, and ease of cleanup and assembly. It also features a huge feed chute, big enough for whole apples or oranges, saving you plenty of time preparing and cutting up produce to juice.
The third type of juicer is the masticating juicer. Masticating juicers can handle most kinds of vegetables and fruits. They are known to operate at slower speeds to help preserve precious enzymes, nutrients, and vitamins. The result is a healthier and more natural juice to drink. The slower speed of operation also produces greater juice yield from the produce. Though masticating juicers are more efficient in creating maximum juice yield from produce, they are known to be more difficult to clean and assemble than centrifugal juicers. Masticating juicers generally have smaller feed chutes, which require preparation and cutting up the produce for juicing.
The most popular and highest quality masticating juicer is the Omega VRT350. The VRT350 features an innovative vertical design, facilitating the feeding process of fruits and vegetables to be juiced. With the VRT350 there is no need to spend time preparing or cutting up produce. This juicer also features a revolutionary Automatic Wiping System that helps to keep the screen clear while juicing. The VRT350 comes with an Ultem screen which is roughly 8 times stronger and more durable than plastic. Owners claim the VRT350 is perfect for users that juice frequently. They also say that even after extensive use for long periods of time, the VRT350 continues to perform at a high level.
The fourth type of juicer is the triturating juicer. Also known as twin gear juicers, these juicers are the highest quality juicers you can find on the market today. They are known to handle any type of produce you can throw at it, including every fruit, vegetable, leafy green or wheatgrass. Triturating juicers produce the most nutritious and healthiest juice to drink you can extract from any produce. They operate at a slow speed to preserve the greatest number of enzymes, vitamins, and nutrients, and help to prevent oxidation of the juice to create a longer lasting and healthier drink. Another positive result of the slower speed is guaranteed maximum juice yield.
The highest quality triturating juicer is without a doubt the Super Angel 5500 Stainless Steel Living Juice Extractor Machine. This juicer is arguably the best juicer ever made and blows away its competitors when you factor in performance and durability. Not only is the Super Angel 5500 the pinnacle of high performing juicers, it is a thing of beauty to look at. Its sleek and modern build and attractive design makes it a perfect addition to any kitchen. However, the price you pay for the highest quality juicer on the market won’t come cheap. With a price tag exceeding $1000, the Super Angel 5500 is the second most expensive non-commercial juicer on the market, and is suited for those who are serious about drinking the highest quality juice and getting the most out of their produce.
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