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Small Kitchen Appliances

Best Juicer

Studies show that most American's do not consume enough fruits and vegetables in our daily diets. The vitamins and minerals contained within organic produce are essential to our health. Juicers are designed to help individuals create delicious home-made juice which contains all the nutrition we need to flourish. Unlike store purchased juice, home-made juice doesn't contain additives which can be harmful to our health.

Juicing machines come in many varieties, with many innovative features. Depending on what you like, it is possible that a simple citrus juicer maybe the perfect fit. Now if you enjoy various fruits and vegetables, then purchasing a more advanced juicing machine may be beneficial to you. All of the machines on our lists are dedicated to making your purchase of a high-quality juicer easier. Each machine chosen boasts the best features and are easy to use and maintain.

Star Green Star Elite Twin Gear Masticating Juicer - GSE-5000

The Tribest Green Star Elite GSE-5000 Jumbo Twin Gear Juice Extractor provides the most juice extracted and up to 200 percent more minerals, like calcium, iron and zinc, in every glass. This twin gear mastication juicer also works as a versatile food mill in the preparation of baby foods, sorbets, sauces, pate, and nut butters. The Green Star runs at a slow 110 RPM for maximum juice extraction with its twin blades, and comes with several different screens including one for no pulp, one for maximum pulp, a blank for basic food processing, and others for different juicing and food processing applications.

There's also a pressure adjustment knob for different fruits such as citrus which needs low pressure and high pressure for items like wheatgrass. There’s also magnetic technology for greater extraction of essential minerals and a nylon buffer between the gears to prevent stainless steel shavings from landing in your juice. The Green Star GSE-5000 also comes protected by a 12 year manufacturer’s warranty.

Kuvings Whole Slow Juicer

With a 3 inch wide mouth which can accommodate very large pieces of fruit, the Kuvings Whole Slow Juicer B6000S makes it easier to extract juice because you won't have to spend time cutting up fruits like apples, oranges or tomatoes. At 60 RPM, the Kuving B6000S is one of the slowest juicers out there, and the single masticating blade is vertically oriented so it will take up less space on your counter.

The Kuving-designed 240 watt brushless motor is considered the strongest here, and that means quieter operation and has less vibration than competing models. It also has a front-mounted dispensing spout so you can pour all that fresh juice directly into a glass. If all you’re looking for is a high-end juicer that delivers maximum juice, then the Kuvings B6000S is likely perfect for your needs.

Breville BJE820XL Juice Fountain Duo Dual Disc Juicer

The Breville BJE820XL Juice Fountain Duo Dual Disc Juicer perform it’s juice extraction via the centrifuge method. It features twin disk technology for easily handling both handling hard and soft fruits, a classic strainer basket for hard fruits, and a pulp cutter for mashing softer fruits. The wide 3 inch mouth minimizes the need for fruit cutting while the powerful 1500 watt motor is capable of producing speeds of up to 13,000 RPM for maximum soft fruit juice extraction. This juicer sits in a vertical orientation so it takes up less counter space with pulp ejected out one side while juice is poured from the other. One thing to know is centrifugal juicers like this one aren't the best appliances for extracting juice from wheatgrass. If that’s a priority, this juicer is not for you.

Omega NC900HDC 6th Generation Nutrition Center Electric Juicer, Chrome

If you're looking for a horizontal masticating juicer that’s versatile enough to make food items like nut butter, baby food and soy milk, the Omega NC900HDC 6th Generation Nutrition Center Electric Juicer may be what you need. The Omega juicer is every bit as versatile as the top rated Green Star, but it features only one auger, so it can't quite match the rate of mineral and juice extraction. However, it does come very close in overall quality and quantity and juice provided, as well as being much more affordable.

The horizontal design takes up a bit more counter space than a vertical unit, but it comes equipped with 5 adjustable pressure settings and the blade rotates at just 80 RPM for maximum juice output. The Omega also comes complete with nozzles and juicing screens that allow you to convert it from a juicer to a food processor. Best of all, this juicer features the a 15 year manufacturer’s warranty which is the best on this list.

Super Angel Premium Deluxe Model .316

If price is no object and your priority is leafy greens like spinach and wheatgrass, look to the Super Angel PREMIUM DELUXE Model .316 SS Screen/Auger. The Super Angel promises 20 to 30 percent more juice than any other juicer, and the slow 80 RPM rotational speed is perfectly suited for the task. The twin augers are similar to the top rated Tribest which provide maximum juice extraction, and additional features include anti-jamming, auto reverse, automatic cooling if the blades get too hot, and a thermally controlled motor. The Model 316 is also a food processor capable of making items like pasta and soy milk; however, all of the necessary attachments and discs for these tasks are sold separately. This masticating juicer specializes in getting the most juice from leafy greens, wheatgrass, herbs, and sprouts, but it also costs almost 3 times as much as the top rated unit on this list. Fortunately, it does come with a limited 10 year warranty.

EcoJeannie Citrus Tap and Lemon Juicer Faucet

Innovative and inexpensive, yet able to deliver a high quantity of juice, is what the EcoJeannie Citrus Tap Juicer Juice Extractor is all about. You push the tap into the citrus fruit of your choice, twist it and squeeze; nothing is easier than this juice extractor. For oranges, insert, twist and squeeze, and you'll get all the juice you can so use as many oranges as you need to fill a cup. For lemons or limes, twist and squeeze just a little, and you'll get enough juice for lemon water, or a fresh lime gimlet.

This juicer has a storage lid, so when you’ve consumed the amount juice you want, simply close the lid and store the remainder inside of your fridge. The unit is made of non-BPA plastic so it’s safe and healthy to use too. Small and very portable, you can take this juicer on the go with you for fresh citrus juice anytime you want it. It comes with a lifetime warranty against defects.

Bru Joy Citrus Press Lemon Lime Orange Manual Squeezer

Although slightly less practical than our top rated juicer, the manual Bru Joy Citrus Press Lemon Lime Orange Manual Squeezer will get the maximum juice out of your citrus fruit. Simply place the sliced in half citrus fruit into one of the two bowls best suited for the size of the fruit, and squeeze the handles together. The harder you squeeze, the greater the juice extraction rate will be.

Since this juicer is all manual, it means no electrical components to worry about and clean-up is as easy as running it under a faucet. The two bowl sizes will accommodate smaller fruits like limes and lemons with the larger bowl meant for oranges; you can also quarter grapefruit and squeeze them too. This juicer is portable enough to take almost anywhere and it comes with a lifetime warranty protecting against manufacturers defects.

Tribest CS-1000 CitriStar Citrus Juicer

If you’re looking for the tops in electric citrus juicers, consider the Tribest CitriStar CS-1000 Citrus Juicer. The juicing element looks like the old-school corrugated juicers but when you push down a halved orange onto it, the reamer spins and the juice flows.

This electrical version of a manual citrus juicer proves the original design got it right. You can place a glass directly under the spout and keep juicing orange after orange until the glass is full. It separates pulp you can either dispose of or add for more fiber in your juice. Remove the pulp screen, rinse both the screen and the reamer, and you are done until next time. It comes with a one year warranty.

Oster 3186 Juice-n-Serve 27-Ounce Automatic Citrus Juicer

If you’re looking for a juicer which stores the juice as it flows, then the Oster 3186 Juice-n-Serve 27-Ounce Automatic Citrus Juicer is just what you’re looking for. It doubles as a high quality juicer and a 27 ounce pitcher collects the juice. Place the orange or other citrus half onto the reamer, close the cover, flip the "on" switch and the reamer moves both forwards and backwards. It extracts nearly 100 percent of the fruits juice, then it collects it with a built-in pitcher.

This juicer runs extremely quiet and it has a juice level indicator along with an automatic on/off switch. There’s also a cord storage compartment inside of the unit and it comes with a pulp and seed separator. It comes with a one year manufacturer’s warranty.

Breville Die-Cast Citrus Press 800CPXL

If you want the most juice extracted from any piece of citrus and are willing to pay the price for admission, the Breville 800CPXL Die-Cast Stainless-Steel Motorized Citrus Press is the citrus juicer for you. It’s a electrically-powered, combination reamer/citrus press, and no other juicer on this list will extract more juice than this baby.

You may get an extra drop or two from this juicer over the others, but you'll have to ask yourself if it’s worth the extremely high price. It’s dishwasher safe, comes with a removable seed and pulp filter, there’s an inner cord storage, as well as a no-drip spout. There’s no doubt this is an extremely high quality juicer and it also features the quietest running motor out of our picks.  It comes with a one year warranty.

Miracle MJ-550 White Electric Wheatgrass Juicer

If you want the best electrical wheatgrass juicer, look no further than the Miracle MJ550-Stainless Steel Electric Wheatgrass Juicer. It features durable, stainless steel juicing components, a 90 rpm auger speed, and it self-feeds once it’s been loaded up. This juicer extracts about two ounces of wheatgrass juice every two minutes, yet easily breaks down for cleaning when you’re finished. There’s an auto shut-off overload switch in case the unit jams and the unit’s contemporary design fits in with almost any kitchen décor. It comes with a one year warranty.

New Z-Star Manual Portable Wheatgrass Juicer

For the best manual juicer, check out the Tribest Z-Star Z-510 Manual Juicer. It mounts virtually anywhere, allowing you to have your wheatgrass juice when and where you want it. Manual wheatgrass juicers are much slower compared to their electrical cousins, so don't expect a lot of juice in a hurry. In many cases you must turn the crank a few times, back off a bit, then turn a few more times to fully extract the juice.

Once the juicing is finished, the juicer s break down easily into individual parts which rinse clean in the sink. On your best juicing day, expect about one ounce of juice every couple of minutes or so. The juicers components are all made of high-grade plastic and it comes covered by a one year warranty.

Omega NC900HDC 6th Generation Nutrition Center Electric Juicer, Chrome

If you're looking for a horizontal masticating juicer that’s versatile enough to make food items like nut butter, baby food and soy milk, the Omega NC900HDC 6th Generation Nutrition Center Electric Juicer may be what you need. The Omega juicer is every bit as versatile as the top rated Green Star, but it features only one auger, so it can't quite match the rate of mineral and juice extraction. However, it does come very close in overall quality and quantity and juice provided, as well as being much more affordable.

The horizontal design takes up a bit more counter space than a vertical unit, but it comes equipped with 5 adjustable pressure settings and the blade rotates at just 80 RPM for maximum juice output. The Omega also comes complete with nozzles and juicing screens that allow you to convert it from a juicer to a food processor. Best of all, this juicer features the a 15 year manufacturer’s warranty which is the best on this list.

Miracle Green Machine MJ575 Wheatgrass Juicer

The Miracle Pro Green Machine Wheat Grass Juicer is a juice bar-grade unit which delivers exceptional juice extraction. One of the quietest juicers available, its 50 rpm auger guarantees two ounces of juice per minute, something no other juicer on this list can accomplish. It has a forward and backward auger switch so if a tangle occurs, simply reverse the direction of the auger to free it up.

The dual stainless steel screen system aids in extracting the most juice from not only wheatgrass, but other leafy veggies as well. With stainless juicing components and a stainless cabinet, this is a true commercial quality juicer for the home. It comes with a one year warranty.

Handy Pantry HJ Hurricane Stainless Steel Manual Wheatgrass Juicer

Although expensive for a manual juicer, the Handy Pantry HJ Hurricane Stainless Steel Manual Wheatgrass Juice is compact and portable so you can take it anywhere you want to go. This stainless steel juicer puts out one ounce of juice within a minute but you may get a bit less than that. Granted, it still needs to be turned by hand and the juice extraction rate doesn't come close to the best electrical units, but when it comes to portability, this juicer is hard to beat. It breaks down easily for rinsing off in the sink, the metal body will never rust, and it comes with a five year warranty.

VREMI Slow Juicer

The VREMI Slow Juicer, with its vertical masticating technique, produces the most juice at it works equally as well with citrus as it does with leafy greens, putting it to the top of this list.The Vremi features two side spouts, one for juice and the other for pulp, so you'll get 30 to 40 percent more juice over other types of vertical mastication juicers. It’s the easiest to clean since you can literally run the juicing parts under a faucet and because it’s a vertical-oriented model, it takes up less space on your countertop than a comparable horizontal juicer. The slow juice technique means you don't use as much power, so you'll also save money on your energy bill. The Vremi comes in either red or green, and will compliment any kitchen counter where you choose to situate it. When you want the best overall juicer that works equally as well on any type of vegetable, this juicer takes the cake, or should we say glass?

Cuisinart CJE-500 Compact Juice Extractor

If you have limited counter space, but still want a capable juicer, then the Cuisinart CJE-500 Compact Juice Extractor may be what you are looking for. Although it works best for high juice fruit like citrus, it is capable of working with leafy greens as well.

The Cuisinart CJE-500 is the smallest and most compact juicer here at only 14 inches tall but it yields up to 16 ounces of juice poured into a built-in container with pulp disposed in another container. This is a centrifugal juicer and features an adjustable flow spout; if the built-in juice container fills up, turn off the spout, empty and replace the container, and turn the spout back on for continuous juicing.

The Cuisinart is a basic juicer that will satisfy those who want a fresh glass of juice now and again. Because it takes up such little space, it may be the juicer of choice for those with restricted counter space. It comes with a three year limited warranty.

Omega Juicers 8003 Nutrition Center

The best overall masticating style juicer goes to the Omega J8003 Nutrition Center Single-Gear Commercial Juicer, a commercial quality juicer protected by a 15 year limited warranty. The Omega J8003 runs at a slow 80 RPM to pulverize and extract as much juice as possible from your favorite veggies. And although it works better for leafy greens than citrus, it will still provide impressive juice yields from any fruit or vegetable, even wheatgrass. The Omega has a pulp extracting nozzle which separates pulp from the juice, and offers great versatility thanks to its food processing capability which can make food items like nut butters and pasta. Because it's a horizontal style juicer, it will take up more counter space than a vertical-oriented model but it’s perfect if you’re serious about getting into the juicing lifestyle.

Breville BJE510XL Ikon 900-Watt Variable-Speed Juice Extractor

If you are into the juicing lifestyle and you have a large counter space, than the Breville BJE510XL Juice Fountain Multi-Speed 900-Watt Juicer will satisfy your needs. This large 17 by 16 inch vertical juicer needs ample room to work its juicing magic, but it’s more than capable to provide you with all the juice you could ever want.

This Breville centrifugal juicer features 5 speeds so you can choose between juicing soft fruits, citrus, apples, pineapple, hard vegetables, and leafy veggies like wheatgrass. The 3 inch mouth allows you to plunge an entire fruit into the juicer without having to cut it up into pieces beforehand. It even has a computer chip that automatically increases power to the cutting disc when encountering heavy loads. The BJE510XL comes with two spouts, one for juice and one for pulp, and may be one of the most quiet-running juicers on this list.

Homeleader Slow Juice Extractor

If design and style are on the top of your list, than the Homeleader Slow Juice Extractor 150-Watt may be the best fit for your lifestyle. It is a vertical masticating juicer that takes up less counter space than a horizontal, yet gives you comparable juice and nutritional yields. The Homeleader has two nozzles for your juicing convenience with one for juice, one for pulp, but equally capable of juicing soft fruits like citrus and leafy greens; however, with softer fruits, the juice is more like a smoothie than actual juice. This is also one of the few vertical juicers that doubles as a food processor so you can craft items like tofu and baby food if you wish. While it does everything the top rated Vremi juicer does, the Homeleader is a bit more expensive but it does have a style all of its own, and would fit very well in a modern kitchen setting. This juicer comes with a 2 year limited warranty, and you can choose from either a red or black model.

Waring Pro Juice Extractor Brushed Stainless Steel JEX328

The Waring Pro JEX328 Health Juice Extractor is an 850 watt, 2 speed centrifugal juicer with the lower setting better suited for citrus fruits and the higher more appropriate for harder fruits like apples and carrots. This unit has a juice nozzle and a holding tank for pulp while the large 3 inch feed tube allows you to juice most fruits whole without cutting them up. It’s one of the few juicers on this list capable of effectively juicing leafy vegetables, but for maximum yield, you'll have to run the pulp through a few times.

With a brushed stainless and polycarbonate exterior for easy wipe-down cleaning, JEX328 Juice Extractor would be the best bang for your buck even though it’s one of the higher-priced juicers on this list. It comes covered by a limited 1 year manufacturer’s warranty, but it also has a 5 year motor warranty as well to protect your investment.

Oster FPSTJE31570 400-watt Compact Juice Extractor, 20 Ounce

If you have limited counter space but still want a quality juicer, check out the Oster Compact 400-Watt Juice Extractor which measures at just at 13 inches tall by 12 inches wide and 8 inches deep. Although only rated at 400 watts of power, it excels at juicing citrus fruits, apples, and carrots, but don't expect to get much juice out of leafy greens. This juicer has all the basics you’ll need including a juice nozzle, a large pulp collection container, and the single speed control. Although this unit conveniently breaks down for easy cleaning, the inner screen is a bit tricky to twist and release. Overall, the Oster Compact 400-Watt Juice Extractor works great for individuals wanting to experiment with juicing without sacrificing counter space.

Chef's Star Juicer Wide Mouth Fruit & Vegetable Juice Extractor

Equipped with a powerful 700 watt motor, the Chef's Star Juicer Wide Mouth Fruit & Vegetable Juice Extractor works great for extracting juice from citrus fruits and vegetables. Although capable of juicing leafy vegetables, you’ll need to run pulp through a couple of times to get good results. The Chef's Star has a 2 speed juicing function and the large 3 inch feeding tube means you'll be able to drop in entire fruits and vegetables with minimal cutting.

At one full liter, the unit features the largest juice container here and the extra large pulp bin is nearly as large. Standing over 16 inches tall, 13 inches wide, and almost 9 inches deep, this is a very large juicer so this may not be the best choice for you if counter space in your kitchen is limited. Another drawback is the motor tends to run very loud while operating.

BD Juice Extractor

The Sears Kenmore Applica B and D Deluxe Juice Extractor is the only centrifugal juicer on our list capable of adequately juicing wheatgrass, although you'll have to run the grass through a few times for optimum results. Although this selection has just a single juicing speed, it can handle and hard fruits without issue although the feed tube is fairly small so you'll have to cut up your favorite fruits and veggies to fit. At just 400 watts of power it runs very quietly during operation and also comes equipped with a juice nozzle and pulp collection container. This juicer comes with a 2 year limited manufacturer’s warranty.

HomCom 17" 150W Masticating Fruit Extractor Slow Juicer

The HomCom 17″ 150W Masticating Fruit Extractor Slow Juicer is the only masticating juicer here but it’s capable of taking on all fruits and veggies, including tough wheatgrass. This is the most expensive juicer here and also the tallest at 17 inches; however it’s only about 10 inches wide by 7 inches deep, so it won’t require a lot of counter space. The units feeder tube is narrow so you'll be cutting fruits and veggies to fit which you’ll need to ensure are small enough, otherwise the appliance may jam. The 150 watt motor is smaller than many other masticating juicers making it best suited for basic to medium grade juicing tasks such as hard fruits and vegetables.

Dale Y
Dale Y has been writing about home improvement and Do-It-Yourself projects for more than a decade, using his own hands-on maintenance, construction and facilities management experience as a guide. He has covered the gamut by writing about news and views, home and garden ideas, home and business maintenance, and property management. As an offshoot, he had his own sewing machine and small appliance repair business, and can tell an embroidery stitch from a stretch stitch, all the while cooking the best salmon fillet ever on a countertop grill, while making a smoothie in the latest bullet blender. In this capacity, he has used a wide variety of tools and equipment for every need, worked with products ranging from adhesives to solvents, sewed shirt sleeves with a #14 needle and finished leather appliqué with a #18 needle.
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