Thursday, August 16, 2018

Food Processors: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
93%
65%
78%
Date Reviewed
January 2016
January 2016
January 2016
Pros
excellent performance; 25-year warranty; 8 attachments; blade storage; wide feeder tube; large and small work bowls; timer; good customer service
affordable; capable of dough; compact; easy to store
great performance and great versatility; relatively affordable for a basic commercial food processor; the longest motor warranty of any commercial food processor; convenience of external ejection chute on vegetable prep attachment
Cons
expensive; heavy base; difficult to clean; poor emulsifying capability
lightweight base; loud; groove in feeder tube system trapped food particles
motor is only powerful enough for smaller establishments where it will be used just a few hours a day; it only comes with 3 blade/disc attachments and 1 cutter bowl (other accessories are sold separately and can be pricey); no blade storage included with your purchase; can't see ingredients through the cutter bowl
Functionality (30%)
Processing Quality (30%)
Ease of Set Up & Clean Up (30%)
Storage Options (10%)
Type
Full-Size
Mid-Size
FUll-Size
Capacity (cups)
16 and 2.5
10
12
Liquid Capacity (cups)
5
3.3
8
Price
$399.99
$59.99
$1,059.00
Warranty
25-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
1-year limited warranty
3-year motor warranty; 1-year limited warranty on unit
Product Depth
10.25"
8.5"
15.75"
Product Height
17.75"
16.25"
19.25"
Product Width
8"
6.75"
8.75"
Motor Power (watts)
1,200
500
1 HP
Base Weight (our measurement)
15.4 lbs
3.4 lbs
33 lbs
Control Panel
Touchpad
Buttons
Touchpad
Speed Settings
Continuous and Pulse
Off, Slice/Shred, Mix/Knead, and Chop/Pulse
On, Off, Pulse
Attachments
8 attachments: 2 'S' blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc, reversible shredding disc, julienne disc, French fry disc, and whisking/emulsifying disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, dough blade and reversible shredding/slicing disc
3 attachments: 'S' blade, 4 mm slicing disc and 2mm shredding disc
Large Tube
5.75" x 3"
4.5" x 2.5"
6" x 2.75"
Small Tubes
2" circular
2.5" x 2"
2.25" circular
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes
no
BPA-Free Plastic
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
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