Unfortunately, it could not replace my food processor - but my cheap food processor does some things better than my fancy expensive Vitamix - grating, dough, whisking, etc. I think of my Vitamix as the updated version of that. . For more than 70 years Vitamix has been focused on designing blenders for the most demanding users and applications, creating blenders that are reliable, durable and have the lowest total cost of ownership. It comes at a 10% discount off the list price, and will be delivered to your door in most places in Hong Kong.
Considering mine never lasted that long, and this comes with a 7 year warranty, it's good value for me! Hong Kong All Rights Reserved. Rohini, the point of the Vitamix is that you get to keep the pulp meaning you have the fiber which is a lot better than just 'juicing'. Having a high power blender, really is all that. It lives on my counter, no need to ever put it away. Here is my first test. If I were one of those artsy creative bloggers, I would so do a 'Things I make with my 50 year old Osterizer' blog - it is truly a thing of beauty! If in any doubt, or if requiring medical advice, please contact the appropriate health professional. Just received my VitaMix 5200 blender in Hong Kong.
Although expensive, a back of the napkin calculation showed I spent at least that much on blenders in the past 10 years. The author expressly disclaims any responsibility for any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a result of using any of the techniques, recipes or recommendations suggested herein. My parents have a 50+ year old which I adore, I used it as a teenager, and still use it every time I am at their house. At end of the day, it doesn't matter which blender you have - it matters that you use it to get healthy foods into your body and for your family. While the engine is not as strong as a Vitamix, the parts are all metal and the construction is beyond solid. It is not a 'juicer' and I do not strain the pulp - that is what I like about using a blender, I get to keep all the fiber and pulp! Apparently this new wider container will fit my base, very tempting! She's right above, makes for silky smooth hummus! No, but I love it anyway. This means that while other blenders may cost less in the initial purchase, they will cost more over the life of the blender due to early failures, higher repair expenses, and lower reliability resulting in lost sales.
We like to make vegetable juice in the mornings; usually kale, carrot, cucumber, capsicum, romaine, spinach, and pear. After going through 6 blenders in 10 years one I broke, engines burnt out, plastic connectors cracked, you get the idea. I run a restaurant review site in Hong Kong:. Your machine is designed and built for outstanding performance and unsurpassed durability. Plus I love the more 'manual' controls versus the digital control panel of some of the other blenders - less to go wrong! When it is too thick, I just add some water or water kefir.
Instead of a masticating slow juicer, or centrifugal juicer, we prefer to use the no-juicer-required method, see here: This means just blending the vegetables, and then straining through some muslin or a nut milk bag. Will my kids speak so nostalgically about my Vitamix, or will they still be using the Oster Osterizer?! I finally got a Vitamix and love it. Very happy with it, and use it at least once a day, often 2 or 3 times. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This yields more juice and is actually quicker to prepare and wash up. Of course, it would be easy to strain the pulp out if you don't like it - an easy way is using the 'Chinese soup bags' you can buy in any local supermarket - they are cheap and perfect for just that.
What tipped me towards the Vitamix was the 7 year warranty due to my amazing talent for killing blenders. If you prefer smooth juices. . . .
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