Our Top Selection of Blenders and Juicers

05/April/2016
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There’s a definite juice craze taking over the world right now, and with good reason too. Juices and homemade smoothies can be an excellent supplement to your daily diet, reason being that they allow you to take in an amount of nutrients from veggies and fruits that you normally probably wouldn’t manage in a day. There is however a slight difference between blenders and juicers and the resulting drink they make. Blenders, as the name suggests, blend fruits, veggies and other healthy bits to create a smoothie, while retaining the fibre. Juicers on the other hand, extract the natural liquid content within the food, discarding the fibre. Whichever side you’re on, we have you covered – here are our favourite blenders and juicers.

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Angel Juicer

The Angel Juicer is the first masticating and cold press juicer on the market and has been dubbed the Rolls Royce of cold press machines. It was first released in 1982 and has since developed it’s 3-stage double auger system to perfection. It is suitable to extract juice from almost any ingredient by means of cold pressing and it has by far the highest yield of any machine on the market. More than 92% of the juice is extracted from fruit, vegetables, leafy greens and grasses whilst retaining all the goodness inside juice. It is used by juice lovers around the world and because of its durability it is even used by retailers to optimise their juice extraction and provide the healthiest juice possible. Another advantage this machine has is the ultimate ease of cleaning the machine: just one clip holds the 3 juicing parts together and it can be washed  in your dishwasher. Just 5 minutes to clean and assemble the machine after use.

We love that the Angel Juicer operates at a slow RPM as this keeps almost 100% of the enzymes and nutrients alive during the juicing process.
Click here for the Winter is Coming Power Packed Green Juice recipe.

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Zumex Soul

A new concept of premium automatic citrus juicer, with elegant and avant-garde design and new patented Conical System®. Zumex is the world’s leading commercial juicing equipment manufacturer. All of their machines are fully designed and manufactured in Spain and come with a full 2 year manufacturer warranty and local support. The Soul is Zumex’ smallest citrus juicer to date and it’s funkiest design. It is suitable for oranges, naartjies, lemon and lime and does not require any fruit preparation: just push and juice. The machine will automatically cut and squeeze your fruit; ideal for small offices, large families or your small coffee shop.

We love the slick look of the Zumex Soul. Its sleek design is über contemporary, as well as being compact.
Click here for the Cranberry Sunset Vitamin C Boosting Juice recipe.

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Russell Hobbs 1000w Satin Jug Blender

Whether you want to crush ice, blend fruity smoothies or whip up delicious cocktails for summer, the Russell Hobbs jug blender will be your favourite kitchen companion. With a powerful motor and stainless steel blades, you can do all sorts of kitchen tasks with ease. And don’t pack away your blender once summer has passed, you can also blitz delicious and smooth autumn and winter soups. This is a year-round kitchen must-have.

We love that the Russell Hobbs Satin Blender jug is glass, it not only looks good, but it makes it easy to clean and wears well over time.
Click here for the YogiBerry Blitz Smoothie recipe.

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OmniBlend

When it comes to versatility, OmniBlend comes out tops – whether you want to blend frappés, smoothies, milkshakes, nut butters, soups or pastes: it can do it all. The OmniBlend is the most inexpensive 3 Horse Power blender on the market. Its affordability combined with performance makes it a logical choice for both novice cooks and master chefs alike. The 2,238 w  motor is one of the most reliable motors in the industry and comes with a 3-year warranty. The motor isprotected against power surges and overheating with its overload reset button.

We love the power of the OmniBlend, its a commercial strength blender that works in a home space  – no task is too tough.
Click here for the Tropical Fun Smoothie recipe.

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Defy J210S Juicer

The contemporary looking stainless steel and black juice extractor will fit into any contemporary kitchen. With its large feeder chute, it can process fruits and veggies quickly and effectively. The design of this model means it can be easily cleaned and stored, with its cable neatly stored underneath the unit. Practical and easy to use, you will be creating delicious juices in a snap.

We love the large feeder chute on this blender which means less chopping and prep work before juicing.
Click here for the Rock to The Beet Antioxidant Juice recipe.

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Mellerware LiquaFresh

Boardmans has a wide range of blenders and juice extractors from top brands to help you keep up with your healthy lifestyle.  Just one example is the LiquaFresh Juice Extractor from the Mellerware Executive range – its good looks and classic design will complement any modern kitchenThe Mellerware LiquaFresh Juice Extractor is available at Boardmans stores and online for R849.95.

We love that the LiquaFresh has a 600 ml attachable jug which means no mess when juicing.
Click here for the Healthy Kiwi Cooler Juice recipe.

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