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Last updated: 21 July 2020


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When mixing and chopping small quantities of ingredients, a mini processor is the perfect kitchen helper. They're also compact and lightweight, making them easy to store and clean. We count mini food processors as those below 1 litre capacity.

To help you find the best mini food processor our expert testers give every machine a thorough workout to help show you:

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  • Which models perform the best in food processing tests
  • Which are easy to operate and clean
  • Good and bad points for each model
  • How much noise each makes
  • Create a list of recommended models for easy reference

In order to put this information together, Fiona and Chantelle our kitchen experts conduct these tests:

Processing performance

  • Thai red curry paste
  • Pesto
  • Emulsify mayonnaise
  • Chop breadcrumbs

Ease of use

Fiona and Chantelle assess how easy it is to:

  • Use the controls
  • Read the labels
  • Lock and release the bowls and attachments
  • Store the unit with accessories
  • Clean the mini food processor
  • Keep the unit stable when in use.

If you’re unsure if you need a mini food processor or standard food processor, read our food processor buying guide.

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    Performance score

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    We assess how well the mini food processor makes red curry paste and pesto, chops breadcrumbs and emulsifies mayonnaise.

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    Ease of use score

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    We rate how easy it is to use the controls, general comfort of using the processor bowl and accessories, and ease of cleaning the processor bowl and accessories. We also consider the stability of the unit when in use. 

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