The 10 Best Juicers

Updated May 18, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

10 Best Juicers
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We spent 36 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Juicing has come a long way since the days of using a strainer bowl and elbow grease to make lemonade. From high-speed centrifugal models that whip ingredients into custom blends and smoothies, to the heavy-duty masticators recommended for cleanses, there's something in our selection for anyone who's looking to enjoy garden-fresh goodness in liquid form. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best juicer on Amazon.

10. Kuvings C7000

Setting the Kuvings C7000 apart from the competition is an efficient vertical mastication system with a spacious feeder for loading an assortment of whole fruits, vegetables and other ingredients, which saves prep time and makes the most of everything you put in it.
  • easily disassembled for cleaning
  • strainer for sorbets and smoothies
  • tends to get clogged
Brand Kuvings
Model C7000S
Weight 21.7 pounds
Rating 3.5 / 5.0

9. Champion G5-PG710

The Champion G5-PG710 boasts a heavy-duty General Electric motor with a stainless steel shaft for increased longevity. Its front and rear ball bearings provide a smooth and cool operation, while its low-profile design allows it to fit under most kitchen cabinets easily.
  • less expensive than many
  • dependable starting torque
  • filter screen is a pain to attach
Brand Champion Juicer
Model G5-PG-710
Weight 24.8 pounds
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

8. Hurom HH Elite

The Hurom HH Elite leverages innovative slow squeeze technology and a twin-winged auger to achieve 35% higher extraction levels than you get with centrifugal force. It's remarkably quiet and capable of handling everything from soft fruits to crunchy nuts and leafy greens.
  • self-cleaning system
  • 10-year warranty on motor
  • most parts are plastic
Brand Hurom
Model HH-SBB11
Weight 22.5 pounds
Rating 3.6 / 5.0

7. Super Angel Deluxe

Commercial-grade components and automated protection against jamming or overheating make for exceptional durability in the Super Angel Deluxe. Powered by a twin-gear impeller press system, it's built to retain the vital nutrients and enzymes of whatever you put through it.
  • heavy-duty construction
  • minimizes oxidation
  • prohibitively expensive for most
Brand Angel
Model 7500
Weight 32.9 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

6. Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL

With an extra-large feed chute to accommodate whole fruits and vegetables, the Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL has a 1,200W titanium reinforced cutting disk and steel mesh basket to make short work of turning your favorite ingredients into tasty fresh-pressed refreshment.
  • cold-spin technology
  • variable speed dial
  • compact footprint for small spaces
Brand Breville
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

5. Omega Nutrition Center

Crafted with durability in mind, the Omega Nutrition Center can power through tricky ingredients, like wheatgrass and leafy vegetables, coffee beans and even garlic cloves. It can also churn out personalized nut- and-seed-butters, nondairy milks and other healthy snacks.
  • slow rotation speed
  • automatic pulp ejection
  • gear reduction system for max torque
Brand Omega
Model J8007S
Weight 18.9 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

4. Aicock Whole Slow

Just because you're working with a limited budget or new to juicing doesn't mean you can't reap the benefits of low-rpm mastication. Featuring a wide-mouth feed tube and gentle extraction to preserve valuable nutrients, the Aicock Whole Slow is a great place to start.
  • quick and easy processing
  • 10 minutes of continuous operation
  • inexpensive entry-level option
Brand Aicok
Model pending
Weight 12.1 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

3. Breville Juice Fountain Duo

A dual-disc centrifugal model with five speed settings to match the type of input and results you want, the Breville Juice Fountain Duo serves up the kind of fiber-rich pulpy blends some of us can't get enough of, and it makes a mean smoothie, too, if that's your jam.
  • great for soups and frozen treats
  • 3-inch-wide chute
  • 1200w high-performance motor
Brand Breville
Model BJE820XL
Weight 19.9 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

2. Omega Vert

For high yields from the verdant greens that tie other kitchen devices up in knots, the Omega Vert is a solid investment. Running at a relatively quiet hum and backed by an extended warranty, it's a great way to get your daily dose of vitamin-packed deliciousness.
  • low-rpm anti-oxidation design
  • super-efficient pulp extraction
  • components are easy to clean
Brand Omega
Model VSJ843QR
Weight 22.8 pounds
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

1. Tribest Greenstar Pro

If your idea of decadence is all the cold-pressed, nutrient-rich fruit and vegetable wholesomeness you desire, the Tribest Greenstar Pro is the masticator of your wildest fantasies, complete with everything you need to enjoy as many raw-food delights as you can dream up.
  • dual stainless steel augers
  • homogenizing accessories included
  • 15-year warranty
Brand Tribest
Model GS-P502
Weight 29.9 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

The Juice Is Loose

Fresh juices, whether derived from fruits or vegetables, have more bioavailability than the fruits or veggies do on their own. It's a pretty simple formula when you think about it. You take a bite of kale, chew it less than the recommended number of chews per bite of food, and swallow. Your body then goes to work at pushing the kale through your system, breaking it down first with saliva and its attendant enzyme activity on the way to the stomach. There, stomach acids break the kale down even further, passing what's left of the process into your intestines, which drink up all the available nutrients from the process.

From the moment the food enters your mouth, your body has the ability to absorb its nutrients. Usually, however, the mouth and the stomach are so busy breaking foods down to a digestible point that they don't have time to absorb any of those micro-nutrients that might otherwise pass the membranes in your mouth and esophagus and get right into your bloodstream.

Take a look at a smart hippie in the late 1960s, by way of example. When he takes a tab of acid, he doesn't just swallow it. If he waits for his stomach to break down the tab and let the LSD into his system, it could be the better part of an hour before he feels anything. Instead, he rolls the tab around in his mouth, letting the chemical pass through the membranes in his mouth and absorb into the capillary activity there, creating a much faster effect.

The same goes for your food. When you drop a carrot into a juicer, that juicer, by means of either extraction or mastication, separates its juices and all of those great nutrients from its fibrous material. When you drink that juice, the moment it hits your mouth you begin to absorb those nutrients, and you continue to do so all the way through the stomach, creating an experience of greater bioavailability, or, literally, the ability your body has to access all the good stuff.

To Chew Or To Shred

You've probably heard that juicing is bad because it oxidizes or overheats the material and that it removes all that wonderful fiber. Well, these are partial truths, that examination of which should help you decide which of the juicers on our list is right for you.

As for the claim about heat and oxidization, it's true that juicing oxidizes food. Anything in an oxygen-rich environment (like the Earth's atmosphere, for example), will oxidize. Moisture increases this exchange, which is why fruits and veggies shrivel up more quickly after you cut them; their insides tend to be wetter than their outsides. Juice is about as moist as it can get, so your mixture will likely lose a good portion of its enzyme activity to oxidization within the first 20 minutes after juicing. The good news there is that you can keep the majority of your enzymes just by drinking your juice as soon as you make it.

The heat claim is more pertinent among the extraction juicers on our list than the masticating juicers. Extraction juicers spin a thin, sharp webbing of blades beneath a tube through which you feed and push foods. Those blades shred the fiber and send it flying into a reservoir, while the liquid left over from the process heads into your glass. The friction that those fast-moving blades create against your food does create some heat, but not enough to meaningfully harm your juice.

Masticating juicers work in a similar fashion, but they have a rotating set of teeth that move very slowly in a confined area, simulating the process of very powerful jaws chewing your food for you. They tend to get more juice out of the material you feed through them, as the fiber that lands in their reservoirs is noticeably drier than that of the extraction juicers.

As for the fiber, I'll borrow a line usually reserved for gun control debates. Juicers don't get rid of fiber; people who use juicers get rid of fiber. It's all right there for you to use in a million different ways. There are books and websites devoted to what you can do with that fibrous material, so don't buy into the myth that it magically goes to waste.

One other important thing to mention is that none of these juicers are easy to clean. If one says they're easy to clean, that only means they're easy to clean compared to other juicers. Juicing is inherently a messy process, but every moment spent cleaning and reassembling your juicer is a moment spent in undeniably greater health.

Old Medicine, New Means

Even without advanced mechanical intervention, humans have long combined mashed versions of fruits and vegetables for their healing abilities, applied both internally and externally. As far back as the first century CE, in the Dead Sea Scrolls, we can find evidence of a pounded mash of pomegranate and fig that sounds pretty tasty.

Mechanical intervention finally arrived in the early 20th century. In 1936, Dr. Norman Walker published a book called Raw Vegetable Juices, which led to the development of the Norwalk juicer, which is still one of the revered brands in the industry.

Throughout the next several decades, new players entered the market, jockeying for superiority in their juice quality and, most importantly, in their ease of cleanup. In the past few decades, partially fueled by the rapid decline of the Western diet, as well as the success of chains like Jamba Juice and Smoothie King, the average person's appetite for juice has reached new heights, and there are more options available now than ever before.


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Last updated on May 18, 2018 by Lydia Chipman

An itinerant wordsmith with a broad constellation of interests, Lydia Chipman has turned iconoclasm into a livelihood of sorts. Bearing the scars and stripes of an uncommon diversity of experience—with the notable exceptions of joining a religious order or becoming an artist—she still can’t resist the temptation to learn something new.


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