Perplexed by all the claims made about cold press juicers, such as "preserves more nutrients, minerals and enzymes" and "the world's best juicer"? We test 15 slow (cold press) and fast juicers, priced from $80 to $699, to tell you:
- what to buy
- which one has the best yield
- which are easy to use and clean
- the truth about nutrient extraction.
Brands and models tested
- Breville the Juice Fountain Compact BJE200
- Breville the Juice Fountain Max BJE410
- Philips HR1873/72
- Russell Hobbs RHJU85AU
- Sunbeam JE4800 Juice Drop
- Sunbeam JE5600 Double Sieve Juicer
- BioChef Atlas
- Breville The Juice Fountain Crush BJS600
- Healthstart Ceramic
- Hippocrates Plus 1305
- Hurom HG Elite
- Kuvings B6000 621CBS2
- Omega VRT352
- Oscar Neo DA1000
- Sunbeam JE9000 Cold Press Juicer
Not just a juicer
Some juicers claim they can also be used for preparing other foods. The BioChef claims to make sorbet, baby foods, nut milks, smoothies and ice cream. The Healthstart says it can prepare nut butters, pasta and noodles, frozen desserts, soy milk, dressings, dips, breads and cookies, mince meat, juice wheat grass and grind – and even make sausages! The Hippocrates claims to crush grains, make ice-cream, and mince meat. The Oscar says it can mince meat and fish, slice vegetables, and crush ice. The Omega makes soy milk, and the Russell Hobbs says it's suitable for grains and nuts.
For more details on models not profiled here see the compare table.