Breville came up with this two-in-one machine for both juicing and blending. This is made possible by the interchangeable die-cast base that allows for switching between the juicer and blender attachments.
Features and Benefits
Can it juice and blend well?
The juicer has a motor that gives out 1000 watt while the blender's motor gives out 1200 watts which makes it one of the most powerful machines in the industry. It makes use of the Hemisphere Blade & Bowl technology which hugs the base to keep food traps at bay. Each appliance has 5 variable speeds to enable the machine to work on all kinds of fruits and vegetables. It even has ice-crush, smoothie and pulse setting. In short, it works extremely well both as a juice and blender.
How is the Produce Prep time?
The 3-inch feed chute fits in whole fruits and vegetables which means you don't have to waste your precious time precutting the vegetables. This means you can do your juicing in just few minutes.
How safe is it?
There is an overload protection system that keeps this Breville BJB840XL from overheating and getting damaged. It will automatically shut down in case there is an overload.
Cleaning the juicer
This two-in-one machine is very easy to clean. Breville puts in a nylon brush in the pack to help you with your cleaning. The assembly and disassembly of parts are easy peasy. Furthermore, the attachment parts are dishwasher friendly. The powerful motors are also surprisingly quieter than expected.
It can last for years while still in good condition. The glass pitcher is scratch and chip-resistant. The blades for the juice and blender are also stainless steel which means no rust in your future. The very-solid construction will ensure it lasts for years to come.
What is it suitable for?
It works well to create fresh juices, fresh smoothies, and even blended drinks. It even works on frozen fruits. First-Timers are welcome to use it because of its user-friendliness. The juicer works best with fresh fruit and vegetables while the blender can make smoothies, dips and juices from softer fruits.
What you might not like about it
There are too many parts to clean which makes cleaning of this particular brand take longer than in most brands. Replacement parts for this blender are also no longer available because this model was recently discontinued by Breville. It is also a heavy machine but this might be a plus when using it as it contributes to stability.
This might be what you need for your juicing and blending needs especially if you don't have either of the two at the moment. It is a great investment and it works. The few downsides can't compare to the many benefits. Get yourself one before they run out of stock.