Masticating Juicers

Omega J8006 Masticating Juicer

July 3, 20160 Comments
Omega 8006

Omega 8006

The Omega 8006 Masticating Juicer has a powerful motor which operates at a steady 80 rpm. Fruits and vegetables have their juice slowly ground and extracted, complete with vitamins, minerals and enzymes. The second step in the juice extraction involves separating the pulp from the juice. This dual process results in pulp free juice, a high level of juice extraction with dry pulp and automatic pulp-ejection.

This juicer also comes with four feet for stabilizing purposes, features heavy duty construction, yet performs quietly with no heat build up. There is no foaming or clogging to contend with and the unit is easy to operate and clean. You need to be aware that the Omega does not produce juice at a high speed and there is a requirement that fruit and vegetables be cut up into small pieces prior to being fed into the feed tube. So there is the matter of preparation and production time to consider.

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Features of the Omega 8006


  • Unlike centrifugal juicers which come with high speed motors, the Omega 8006 comes with a low speed 80 RPM motor.
  • The low speed motor ensures that there is no foaming, clogging or heat buildup which could compromise the juice.
  • The low speed motor also produces considerably less noise than other juice machines.
  • The auger can be reversed in the event of something becoming lodged in the mastication extraction tube.


  • The Omega 8006 is known as a high yield juicer because it extracts the maximum amount of juice from the produce.
  • This juicer uses a dual action juicing process.  First, the fruits or vegetables are ground into a pulp.  Then the juice is extracted from the pulp. It is this process which enables all the nutrients to be extracted from the fruits and vegetables.  It also ensures that you end up with pulp free juice.
  • The juicer comes with an auto pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing. There is no need to stop to clear out pulp between various insertions of produce.


  • The Omega juicer has a newly designed auger which is a translucent black. This is a material that is called ULTEM.


  • This juicer is a masticating juicer, which means the fruit or vegetable is literally crushed in an auger (a big screw) and then compressed, so that the juice flows through a small screen in the bottom, while the pulp is pushed forward where it gets ejected at the far end.
  • A characteristic of a masticating juicer is that is has a very slow extraction rate and it is also  known for its special ability to juice green leafy vegetables. With a masticating juicer there is absolutely no chance of leafy greens sticking to the side of a spinning centrifugal juicer basket and throwing it out of balance. The typical slow, grinding process of the masticating juicer is suitable for all fruits and vegetables and will produce a concentrated juice without nutrient loss.

Feed Type

  • The Omega 8006 has a circular feed tube, however it is quite small and measures 1.5 inches in diameter.  This means that fruits and vegetables need to be cut up into small pieces before being fed into the juicer.  The nature of a masticating juicer is one of literally grinding out the juice and this process is facilitated by using small pieces of fruit and vegetables.  Hence the narrow feed tube.


  • Output tends to be slower because of the mastication process, however the juice extraction level is high.


  • The pulp produced by the Omega Masticating Juicer is usually quite dry.  This is because of the slower juicing process and the method of extraction, although the pulp from soft fruits may be wetter.


  • Components are detachable for easy cleaning.  The clean up involves cleaning the shoot the food comes down, the auger, the screens and the collector bins – either or both depending upon what you are doing.

What is included?

  • The package includes the juicer, screens, auger and collector bins

Product Details

Product Dimensions – 14.5 x 6.5 x 15.5 inches
Motor – 150 watts with 5 speeds
Item model number – 8006
Warranty – 15 year warranty


  • The warranty has been increased from 10 to 15 years.
  • It runs very quietly with the low rpm motor
  • It produces exceptionally dry pulp
  • The 80 rpm auger results in less oxidation which in turn, results in less of a brown color in apple juice for example.
  • Very easy to use and clean up afterwards
  • Quality materials


  • Some people don’t like having to cut up the vegetables and fruit first and find the grinding extraction to be slow. This is really just a characteristic of a masticating juicer. If you want speed, you are better off with a centrifugal juicer.
  • Some customers ran the juicer without anything in it and encountered a problem with the auger which produced a fine white powder. Please note, the juicer must have something in it before you turn it on. This is more of a user issue rather than a design fault in the juicer.

Customer reviews

The Omega 8006 is a popular juicer and customers have give this juicer an outstanding rating. This indicates that customers are very happy with their purchase and the nutrition filled juice it creates. To read what customers had to say, you can read the reviews here.


The Omega 8006 is available online. The best price I found includes free shipping, if you qualify. To check for the most recent price, you can see it here. This is a great savings off the current list price.

Recommendation – Buy

This is a another excellent juice maker and the majority of customers have left reviews. Again, a few people had issues, mostly with plastic shavings from the auger, however, the best advice here seems to be that it is a good idea to listen to the Omega reps and do not run the juicer without anything in it. Any manufacturer who can push out the warranty period by 5 years has produced a winner and if you are in the market for a masticating juicer, this is one of the best.

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Super Angel DELUXE Model All Stainless Steel Twin Gear Juicer

June 5, 20160 Comments

Super Angel 5500The Super Angel DELUXE replaces the Super Angel 5500.This Stainless Steel Twin Gear Juicer is a high end, domestic juicer which will satisfy the demands of the most exacting juicing fans.  If you can afford to purchase this twin geared dynamo, you will not need any other juicer. Period!  Unlike the medium and lower priced juicers, this one is able to juice anything with ease, doing away with the need to have a separate juicer for leafy greens, citrus as well as regular fruits and vegetables.

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As well as juicing fruits and vegetables, this juicer will also easily produce nut butters, soy milk and tofu, making it a true multi-function kitchen aid, to assist you to enjoy the health benefits of natural produce, nuts and soy.  The Super Angel is also known to retain much higher levels of enzymes and nutrients in the juice, as well as extracting a very high juice volume from produce you input.  The pulp produced by this juicing machine is the driest you are likely to experience as every remaining drop of juice is extracted.

The Super Angel DELUXE excels at juicing leafy greens, particularly wheat-grass  barley grass, herbs and sprouts.  Its heavy duty construction, combined with its twin geared impeller system and low RPM motor, ensures reliable and premium performance while keeping enzymes intact. This is an outstanding juicer and customers who use it are impressed with its high level performance, quality construction, as well as its juice quality.

Features of the Super Angel DELUXE


  • Low 86 RPMs:
    The low rotation speed is ideal for creating a high quality, nutritious juice.  However, because it rotates slowly does not mean that it gets the job done slowly.  The Juicer’s method of juicing does not need high speed.
  • The motor is 180 Watt with 1/4 HP .
  • 3 HP Grinding Force:
    3 horsepower of grinding force allows the juicer to break down tough plant cell walls and release the nutrients locked inside. It is possible to juice strong fibrous, stringy fruits and vegetables to produce darker, richer colored  juices with a  sweeter,  more full-bodied flavor.
Super Angel 5500 - Twin Gear

Twin Gears


  • 2-Stage Twin Gear System:
    For efficient juice extraction, stage one applies concentrated pressure to the fruit or vegetable. Stage two grinds and continuously masticates the fruit or vegetable creating very dry pulp and as a result – more juice.
  • 3-Stage Screen System:
    The new 3-stage screen system filters and maximizes juice yield, resulting in 3 times the amount of juice extracted compared to other juicers.
  • Simplicity:
    You do not need to stop a juicing session to change screens for different types of food.  A single three-stage screen handles fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens. There is no need for other screens, or any other juicer for that matter.
  • Wide Range of Juicing Capabilities:
    The Super Angel Deluxe Juicer will extract juice from almost anything from carrots and apples to wheat grass and sprouts.
  • Versatility:
    You can make soy milk, tofu, meat pate, frozen fruit sorbet, and nut butters.


  • All Stainless Steel Construction – There is no plastic, nylon, lexan, or other poly-carbonate materials which can come into contact with your food.  The juicer is strong, durable and has a hygienic stainless steel housing, higher strength stainless steel twin gears and precision stainless steel screens.


  • This juicer is a twin gear, masticating juicer.  Instead of having just the one auger, the Super Angel has two, which provides twice the ability to extract the juice.

Feed Type

  • The Super Angel has a circular feed tube, however it is quite small and measures 1.7  inches in diameter.  This means that fruits and vegetables need to be cut up into small pieces before being fed into the juicer.  The nature of a masticating juicer is one of literally grinding out the juice and this process is facilitated by small pieces of fruit and vegetable matter.  Hence the narrow feed tube.


  • Super Quiet Operation:
    The higher wattage motor with unique cooling system results in less strain on the motor, less heat build-up, and increased durability.


  • No Pulp Adjustment Necessary:
    The powerful heavy duty motor always brings maximum squeezing force and produces the highest quantity of juice.
  • Continuous Juicing with Automatic Pulp Ejection:
    The impeller press twin gear system enables continuous juicing without the need to stop to remove pulp.  The dry pulp simply comes out the end of the juicer after all of the juice has been extracted.
  • Drier Pulp:
    The ultra-precision 2-stage twin gear system combined with the powerful heavy duty motor bring the maximum juice extraction possible.  You can see the difference in the extremely dry pulp when compared to other juicers.


  • As with other juicers, the easier it is to use and clean up, the more often you are likely to use it.  The Super Angel’s newly designed parts make clean-up, assembly and pull-down very easy.  The “push down” front clamp and simple three-step assembly make it very user friendly.
  • The two gears are easy to clean and the screens will take a little more work, with the cleaning brush.


  • Automatic Overheat Sensor:
    A thermal protection device and anti-jamming automatic reverse offer safe use and peace of mind.  The automatic motor thermostat prevents the motor from overheating.
  • 6 Safety Devices:
    Automatic Heat Sensor, Extra Rocker Switch, Internal Gear Protection, Reinforcement of Switch Panel, Double Protection of motor and Main Housing Unit, and Screen Housing.
  • Reverse Turning Safety Feature:
    Blockages from overload or jamming can easily be cleared with the reverse action switch.
  • Fan Cooled:
    The very quiet cooling fan prevents motor overheating.

Included Items

  • Juicer, gears, screens, plunger, cleaning brush and juice jug.  The juice jug is now made of glass rather than plastic.


    • The Deluxe has had major parts including gear box, motor, cooling systems, safety sensors and control panels upgraded and reinforced
    • Saves time
    • Keeps nutrients and enzymes alive in the juice
    • Versatility – nut butters and soy milk and tofu can be made as well a a full range of juices
    • Juice is fresh and enzyme-rich
    • Much higher liquid yield and drier pulp
  • Quality Juice

More value is extracted from vegetables and  more pigments are also extracted, resulting in juice which is darker and richer in color when compared to that produced by other juicers.  The difference in quality is also apparent in taste, being richer and offering a more full-bodied flavor.

  • Vegetable Marrow Juice Extraction Provides a Major Health Benefit

Vegetable marrow nutrients play a significant role in the curing and regeneration of diseased cells in the body.  Vegetable marrow contains minerals, vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, complex carbohydrates, essential fatty acids, as well as other highly beneficial nutrients.  Fibers should be completely ground so that enzymes and nutrients are totally separated from the pulp.

This is the only juice extractor which can extract living calcium from plant stems, but also seed juice by way of marrow juice extraction.

  • Agricultural Chemicals From Fruits and Vegetables are Destroyed

Unless your fruits and vegetables are organic, they were grown in fields covered in pesticides and herbicides.  Although the pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables are considered to be at safe levels for human consumption, those extra chemicals don’t have to be on your food.

  • The extraction method of twin gear Juicers gets rid of about 80 to 90% of toxic agricultural chemicals and heavy metals from fruit and vegetable produce.  The principle is that  if leaves, stalks or roots are squashed using steel plates, only fiber waste remains.  The degree of agricultural chemicals and heavy metals is so high that they remain together with the fiber waste and then the separation process extracts pure juice with a high percentage of agricultural chemicals and heavy metals being eliminated by the rotating twin gears and screens of the juicer.

Product Specifications

    • Electric Power (Motor) : 180 Watt, 1/4 HP
    • Grinding Force : 3 HP
    • RPM (Twin Gear) : 86 RPM
    • Chute Opening : 1.7 inches
    • Twin Gears : 8 3/8 inches Long x 2 3/8 inches Diameter. Antibacterial, Solid Stainless Steel (sus-304) Gears
    • Unit Weight : 20.8 Lbs
    • Unit Dimension : 19 1/2 L x 7 3/4 W x 10 1/2 H (inches)
    • Reverse Turning Safety Features : Easily clear food if overloaded or jammed.
    • Automatic Overheat Sensor: Automatic motor thermostat prevents the motor from overheating
    • Switch: Soft touch switch, Start-Off-Reverse
    • Quiet Operation : Powerful motor with specially designed fan cooling system
    • Juicing Capability : Fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, wheat-grass, sprouts, herbs
    • Versatility : Soy Bean Juice, Tofu, Frozen Fruit Sorbet, Nut Butters
    • Continuous Juicing : Impeller press system of twin gears enables continuous juicing
    • Pulp Ejection : Automatic, continuous by impeller press system of twin gears
    • Machine Operation Time : Suggest 10 Minutes Rest per Every 30 to 40 minutes of use
    • Warranty : 10 years on both motors and parts (excluding “Wear & Tear” items)


  • High juice yield
  • High quality juicer
  • Easy to clean
  • Relatively quiet when in use


  • Takes time to cut up the produce
  • Plastic juice receptacle doesn’t do the juicer justice (manufacturers have since replaced it with a glass jug)

User Ratings and Reviews

The Super Angel Deluxe juicer receives excellent ratings from consumers and is our favorite juicer. An overwhelming majority of customers felt that this juicer is a high quality, high performing item which far exceeded their expectations. A couple of people felt it was far too high tech for them. The capabilities of the juicer clearly did not meet their more minimalist technical needs. To read what customers have had to say, you can read the reviews here.


The Super Angel is available for purchase online and you can find the most recent price here.

Our Recommendation

The Super Angel Deluxe is the only juicer you will ever need to enjoy the health benefits of juicing fruits and vegetables. Customers who have purchased this juicer are very impressed with its performance, quality and superior juice output. It comes very highly recommended on the basis of an overwhelming, positive user experience.

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Kuvings NS-850 Upright Masticating Juicer Review

January 30, 20160 Comments
Kuvings Upright Masticating Juicer

Kuvings NS-850

The Kuving’s NS-850 Silent Upright Masticating Juicer is an alternative to the juice extractors produced by some of the more known brands and its distinguishing feature is that it is silent. In the minds of customers, this makes it one of the best masticating juicers on the market. It has a slightly different extraction method from other masticating juicers in that it uses a pressing action to extract juice. It provides juice which is rich in antioxidants and vitamins with much less oxidation, therefore retaining a higher level of enzymes and nutrients. If you are looking for one of the best vegetable juicers on the market, this one will juice all fruits and vegetables, as well as leafy greens for you. It’s easy to use, easy to clean, is BPA free and has a high juice yield with a dry pulp.  It’s also attractive and compact so won’t take up too much room on your kitchen counter.

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Features of the Kuvings NS-850 Masticating Juicer

  • Design – stylish juicer with an easy lift handle
  • Type – Masticating juicer
  • Motor – 240 watt Motor operates quietly and slowly at 80 RPM. The low speed ensures maximum nutrient retention and minimizes oxidation
  • Power – 120V as per use in USA and Canada
  • Noise – minimizes the noise level (40-50 dB)
  • Safety – a magnetic safety sensor prevents the juicer from operating if it isn’t assembled correctly.  It will also shut off if you try to disassemble it while it is juicing.  The hopper also keeps fingers away from the working parts.  The juicer should not be used continuously for more than 30 minutes.
  • Control Switch – forward initiates juice extraction and reverse can prevent clogging and jams
  • Handle – makes it easy to move if and when you need to
  • Continuous Juicing System – juice and pulp are separated during extraction and you can keep juicing without dissembling and cleaning by adding a little water between recipes.  There is also a rotation wiper with attached silicone which will automatically clean the bowl and strainer while juicing occurs.
  • BPA Free Components – juicing bowl and juice cup are made from Eastman Tritan
  • Ultem Screw and Strainer – are made from GE Ultem which is a durable and strong plastic that can withstand heavy-duty juicing
  • Feed Tube – will accommodate ingredients which have been pre-cut to 4-5 inches long and 1 inch wide
  • Juice Yield – high
  • Pulp – very dry
  • Certification – UL certified
  • Cleaning – you can use the patented cleaning tool which involves rotating the cleaning tool and strainer in opposite directions under running water. Alternatively, use the brush provided to clean the fine mesh holes of the strainer immediately after use so that pulp doesn’t become difficult to remove. You can also wash the parts in warm soapy water and rinse and dry.

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Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.6 x 17.1 inches
Weighs: 18 pounds
Wattage: 240 W
Voltage: 120 V
Cord Length: 5 Ft
Item No: NS-850
Warranty: 10 Year Warranty

What’s Great About the Kuvings Masticating Juicer

  • Quality juicer
  • Runs very quietly and is known as one of the quiet juicers

    Kuvings Upright Masticating Juicer Press


  • Very efficient
  • Produces a dry pulp
  • Pulp doesn’t become clogged while juicing and comes out very easily
  • Very simple to use
  • Has a reverse button which can be used in the unlikely event of a jam
  • Parts are clearly labeled which makes it easy to reassemble after cleaning
  • Can juice fruits, vegetables and leafy greens
  • You can run carrots and celery through it to help clean it out after juicing other fruits or vegetables
  • Easy to clean
  • Powerful
  • Small yet sturdy
  • Attractive appearance
  • Safe to operate

What’s Not So Great

  • Feed tube could be larger
  • Plastic pitcher develops tiny etch marks
  • Plastic compartment which houses the masticating gear shows a wear line

Customer Feedback and Reviews

Customers that have left reviews for the Kuvings Upright Masticating Juicer give it an excellent average overall rating. Things which impress them included its efficiency, dry pulp, high quality juice and quiet operation. Customers also like the way everything is clearly labeled so that disassembling for cleaning and subsequent reassembling is very easy. A few customers feel the feed tube was too small and had issues with the plastic pitcher and the plastic compartment which houses the masticating gear, however these experiences were very much in the minority. To read more about what customers have to say, you can read the reviews here.


The Kuvings NS-850 Juicer is available from Amazon and comes with Free Shipping, if you qualify. To check for the lowest and most current price, you can find it here. For the most part, customers were very impressed with this juicer and liked its performance as well as the quality of the juice it produced. Based on their feedback, we are pleased to recommend the juicer to you as a value for money purchase.

Samson Advanced Multi-Purpose Wheatgrass Juicer Review

January 21, 20160 Comments

The Samson Advanced Multi-Purpose Wheatgrass Juicer is a juicing aficionado’s delight. It is a must have juicer if you are looking for a wheatgrass juicer and it has been designed to offer multi-functional juicing as well. This means that is can be used for juicing other produce as well as wheatgrass. Customers agree it is easy to assemble, use and clean while at the same time producing quality juice with a high juice yield.Samson Advanced Muti-purpose Juicer

The Samson juicer comes with a good variety of attachments that are designed to quickly and easily lock together so that assembly and cleaning are also easy. The attachments also ensure maximum versatility of use by extending functionality to include making pasta, noodles, baby food, mince and frozen fruit ice creams.

Foam and pulp free quality juices, combined with multi-purpose and wheatgrass specific functionality have proven to be a winning combination with customers. Quality build and a long warranty also add a lot of value to the wheatgrass juicer, a fact which customers are also appreciative of.

Features of the Samson Wheatgrass Juicer

Design – an attractive single auger masticating juicer
Type – Masticating juicer
Motor – is a slow 80 RPM which ensures enzyme packed, unheated and mostly foam free juice
Suitable For – juicing wheatgrass and a variety of other fruits and vegetables as well as making ice creams, sorbets, baby food, nut butters and fruit sauces. With the included attachments, it is also possible to make noodles, pasta and mince.
Pulp – very dry and indicates a high juice yield
Juice Yield – is excellent, particularly if you chop produce into small pieces first
GE Ultem – is FDA approved and is used for the augur and screens resulting these parts being 8 times stronger than juicer parts on other brands. Hence the long warranty.
Controls – are push button and include off, on and reverse. In the unlikely event of the Samson juicer jamming, the reverse button will quickly clear it.
Assembly – is easy and features lock in place attachments
Cleaning – customers agree that it is easy to clean

Included Accessories

1 x Samson Multi-Purpose Juicer Motor
1 x Augur
1 x Drum
1 x Drum Cap
1 x Juicing Screen
1 x Mincing Cone
2 x Cups for catching juice or pulp
1 x Sieve
1 x Cleaning Brush
1 x Pusher / Tamper
1 x Juicing Nozzle
1 x Mincing Nozzle
2 x Noodle Nozzles
2 x Pasta Nozzles
1 x cookbook and user manual
1 x Operations DVD
1 x Extra Fuse


Measures: 15 x 7 x 12 inches
Weighs: 14.6 pounds
Model No: GB9005
Warranty: 15 Years

What’s Great About the Samson  Juicer?

  • Protects the motor from being damaged as a result of burnout and overheating
  • Comes with a good range of attachments
  • Good juice yield
  • Reasonable easy to clean, even with a generous amount of moving parts to deal with
  • Pulp from wheatgrass is very dry
  • Versatile and can juice other produce if you cut it up small
  • Works really well for kale and other greens
  • Easy to assemble
  • Motor is quiet
  • Well built
  • 15 year warranty
  • Attractive
  • Has a reverse button
  • Juice is free of pulp

What’s Not so Great

  • The feed chute is small

Customer Feedback and Reviews

Of the reviews that have been left for the Samson Wheatgrass Juicer, customers gave it an excellent rating. Things they like about it include its easy assembly, variety of attachments, quiet operation, excellent juice yield, juice consistency and quality, design and build quality as well as its attractive 15 year warranty. To see more of what customers have to say, you can read their reviews here.

Recommendation – Buy

The Samson Advanced Multi-Purpose Wheatgrass Juicer is available from online retailers and you can find their most competitive price here. Customers were impressed with the wheat grass juicer, particularly with regard to its versatility in juicing other produce in addition to wheatgrass. Of course, for wheatgrass juicing enthusiasts the Samson juicer is purpose specific and ideal to use as a single purpose juicer if desired. Based on customer feedback, this is an excellent masticating juicer and we are pleased to recommend it.

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Omega VRT330HD Vertical Juice Machine Review

January 11, 20160 Comments
Omega VRT330HD

Omega Vertical Juicer

The Omega VRT330HD Heavy Duty Vertical Juicer is popular with customers because of its design and efficient performance. It is a masticating juicer which features a vertical design and also operates at a very low speed. Besides delivering a high juice yield, the Omega VRT330HD Juicer relies on its low speed to ensure that oxidation of the juice does not occur. This means that you can store the juice for a few days without compromising nutrition.

The Omega is easy to use as well as easy to clean which means that you will be more likely to use it on an ongoing basis. The vertical juicer is also proficient at juicing wheat-grass as well as other leafy greens. Part of its efficiency comes from having a two part juicing system where juice is extracted by pressing and grinding with the auger, and then filtered by a strong screen. Because it is a vertical juicer, it won’t take up too much room on your counter either.

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Features of the Omega VRT330HD

  • Design – Compact vertical, low speed, vertical masticating juicer which delivers a high juice yield. It has a hopper which is on the top of the juicer as a result of the vertical, compact design.
  • Motor – operates at a low speed and rotates at a slow 80 rpm. This ensures juice of the highest quality which retains all nutrients, natural color and is not prone to oxidation.
  • Auger – is heavy duty and designed to efficiently press and squeeze juice from your produce
  • Type – Masticating juicer
  • Dual Process – juice is processed in two stages which involve pressing and crushing with the auger before being squeezed through a screen. These processes result in a high juice yield.
  • Screens – a fine and a coarse screen can be used to filter pulp, depend on your preference for pulpy juice of pulp free juice.
  • Settings – 3 settings:  reverse, off and on.
  • Juice Yield – is high as a result of the efficiency of the vertical juicer. A sure sign of the high juice yield is the dryness or wetness of the pulp. In the case of the Omega VRT330HD, the pulp is very dry. This means you will reap maximum juice from minimum produce.
  • Juice Degradation – as a result of the slow motor speed, foam and froth are significantly limited. Subsequently, oxidation is also prevented. The end result is that you will be able to store juice for approximately 3 days should you wish to do so.
  • Pulp – is dry because of the efficiency of the juicer. Some people like to run the pulp through the machine a second time for an almost completely dry pulp and increased juice.
  • Cleaning – the Omega VRT330HD has an automatic cleaning system which involves wiping the screen clean as a means of increasing efficiency. If you pour water through the chute when you juice different fruits and vegetables, it will also help the juicer to clean itself.



Included Accessories:

  • 2 x spouts
  • 2 x 64 oz containers. You can catch the juice in one and the pulp in the other.
  • 2 x screens
  • 1 x pusher


Measures: 7 x 8.5 x 15.5 inches
Weighs: 17.5 pounds
Item No: VRT330HD
Warranty: 10 Year Warranty

What’s Great About the Omega VRT330HD Juicer?

  • Easy to use
  • Easy to clean
  • Great for juicing leafy greens
  • Can choose the amount of pulp you have in your juice
  • Powerful motor
  • Easy to assemble
  • Compact vertical design
  • Looks great
  • Makes delicious juice by spinning at low RPMs
  • Keeps juice cool
  • Delivers very dry pulp
  • Maximizes produce nutrients

What’s Not So Great

  • Small feed chute, so produce requires more chopping

Customer Feedback and Reviews

Feedback from customers for the Omega VRT330HD is excellent. Things which impress customers include the efficiency, ease of use of the juicer, as well as its attractive design and high juice yield. They also appreciate the ease with which it juices leafy greens and other vegetables.

The only thing customers wish for with the Omega VRT330HD is that it came with a wider feed chute. To read more about what customers have to say, you can read the reviews here.


Recommendation – Buy

The Omega VRT330HD Heavy Duty Vertical Juicer is available online and is competitively priced. For the lowest and most recent price, please check it out here. Customers are really impressed with the Omega VRT330HD and left plenty of positive feedback and good ratings. Based on their experiences, we are pleased to recommend this vertical juicer as a value for your money purchase.

Omega J8005 Nutrition Center Single-Gear Masticating Juicer Review

December 19, 20150 Comments

The Omega J8005 Nutrition Center Single-Gear Masticating Juicer is very popular with users who are Omega J8005 Masticating Juicercomfortable with using this style of juicer. It is actually much the same as the Omega J8003, but instead of being all white, features a silver and chrome finish. Technically and function wise it is the same.

Masticating juicers are powerful and this one is no exception, with a 1/3-horsepower single-phase induction motor and a low rotation speed of 80 RPMs. While this does ensure that there is no foaming and clogging, users who are accustomed to the speed of a centrifugal juicer, can often find the slow speed exasperating. The purpose of the low speed though, is to ensure that no heat build-up occurs during the juicing process and it is thought that heat reduces the effectiveness of the extracted enzymes.

The juicer thoroughly extracts vitamins, enzymes, and minerals from fruits and vegetables, including wheatgrass and leafy greens. It is also able to make butters from nuts, such as peanuts, almonds and cashews, as well as make natural baby food, grind coffee beans and flour, mince herbs and spices, and extrude homemade pasta including spaghetti and linguine with the included pasta nozzles

The machine also comes with an automatic pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing, and a built-in “reverse” mode to prevent food from getting stuck. It is made for heavy-duty juice extraction, is very sturdily built and runs reasonably quietly. Best of all, it is easy to disassemble and clean.

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Features of the Omega J8005 Masticating Juicer

  • It is a single-gear masticating juicer

  • The unit functions as juicer, food processor, pasta extruder, homogenizer, and grinder

  • It features a high juice yield

  • Comes with an auto pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing

  • Operates with a reverse mode

  • It is a dual-stage juicing system

  • The motor runs at a low speed of 80 rpms

  • There is no foaming, clogging, or heat build-up with the juicer

  • Commercial masticating juicer with 1/3-HP single-phase induction motor

  • It is very quiet to operate



The motor is a 1/3-horsepower single-phase induction motor which is powerful.  It has a low speed of 80 RPM’s which results in minimal heat build-up and oxidation, which  promotes healthy enzymes and longer lasting juice. It also means there will be no foaming, clogging, or heat build-up. The motor works equally well in reverse mode to assist with eliminating any clogging.


The performance of this juicer is solid and versatile. In addition to juicing fruits and vegetables, the multi-purpose Omega J8005machine can also be used, just as effectively, to make peanut butter or natural baby food, grind coffee beans and flour, mince herbs and spices, and extrude homemade pasta including spaghetti and linguine with the included pasta nozzles. It also has an auto pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing.


UL and cUL approved materials are used throughout and with the silver and chrome finish, is a little more functional than the white – which is prone to staining from carrots and beets.


The Omega J8005 Nutrition Centre is a masticating juicer and comes with dual-stage juicing capabilities. Fruits and vegetables are initially ground in the auger before being filtered through a metal screen and the slow process ensures that there is no foam in the extracted juice. A masticating juicer is also excellent for juicing leafy greens and wheatgrass.

Feed Type

Produce is fed into the juicer via a feed chute which is narrator, at 1 ½ inches in diameter.  This means that fruits and vegetables must be chopped into small pieces to fit in there.


Output is typically a high juice yield as mastication removes a higher amount of juice from fruit and vegetables, leaving a dry pulp. Some customers though, felt it didn’t yield as much juice as they were expecting.


The pulp from this juicer is generally dry as it extracts more juice from the produce.


If possible, clean the juicer directly after use so that any fibre rinses off easily. Try and do it before you drink the juice. Components can be run under hot water, although the screen on the nose end of the juicer will likely need to be scrubbed with the brush provided. There is no fine mesh to clean.


  • Healthy, nutritious drinks which can form part of a weight loss regimen.

  • Regular consumption of vitamins, enzymes and minerals

  • Develop healthy habits with children

Product Specifications for the Omega J8005 Nutrition Center Single-Gear Masticating Juicer

Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 6.5 x 15.5 inches
Finish: Chrome
Speed: 80 RPMS low speed
Motor: Gear reduction equivalent of 2 HP motor, being 1/3 HP
Wattage: 150 watts
Usage: Exclusive Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Household and Commercial Approval
Item model number: J8005
Warranty: 10 years
Available in 120V/60Hz and 220V/50-60Hz

For further information, please visit the following URL to see the Omega J8005 user manual:


  • The juicer is very quiet, much more so than centrifugal models.

  • The auger/masticator rotates slowly so that the juice doesn’t become heated and lose nutrients

  • This juicer squeezes produce cells instead of crushing them at high speed and this preserves more of the larger molecules such as amino acids, vitamins etc. making the juice more nutritious.

  • The juicer doesn’t produce fine-crushed pulp which requires a fine mesh filter so it’s easy to wash down and clean. This simply means that instead of using a juicer sporadically, you won’t mind using it several times each day.

  • The bulk of the vegetables and fruit are turned into juice and not soggy pulp, as can happen with centrifugal juicers


  • The feeder tube is too small and won’t take whole fruits and vegetables

  • Chopping everything up into small pieces is time consuming

  • Some users found the screen broke fairly quickly.

  • Some customers had difficulty changing over from a centrifugal juicer and adjusting to the overall slower process, from preparation through to the actual juicing.

User Ratings and Reviews

Being a popular model, the Omega J8005 Juicer has received excellent average ratings from customers. This indicates the overwhelming majority of users found the juicer to be to their liking and reinforces the general popularity of the juicer. A few people had trouble adjusting to the masticating type juicer after having used a centrifugal juicer and didn’t like the slower process. For the most part, users liked the versatility of the juicer and the variety of things besides juicing that it can do. They also liked the fact that the juicer doesn’t clog or foam. To read more about what users had to say about the juicer, you can read the reviews.


The Omega J8005 Masticating Juicer is one of the most popular juicers currently available from Amazon and currently includes FREE shipping with Prime. You can check out the latest price and purchase it here.

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Z-Star Manual Juicer (Z-510) Review

October 28, 20150 Comments
z-510 Manual Juicer

Z-510 Manual Juicer

The Z-Star Manual Juicer is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy all the benefits of juicing, but doesn’t want to be tied to the electricity grid or spend a small fortune on purchasing an electric juice extractor. This manual masticating juicer is ideal for taking with you and can be easily assembled and used in a variety of locations since it doesn’t require electricity.

It has a single auger which operates when you turn the handle and it delivers very high quality juice. This manual juicer has developed a solid reputation for juicing wheatgrass and leafy greens, but is versatile in that it can also juice both soft and hard fruits and vegetables.

Because electricity is not required, juicing is a very quiet experience. Its parts easily snap together and it is also very easy to use, although you should expect the manual process to take longer. If you have a very busy lifestyle and need things to happen very quickly, the slowness will likely be a problem. However, if you are looking for an electricity free, portable, quality juicing option, then the Z-Star juicer will suit you perfectly. Note also that it is significantly cheaper than electric juice extractors.

Features of the Z-Star Manual Juicer (Z-510)

Design – a manually operated masticating juicer
Suitable For – anyone who want to enjoy the benefits of juicing without the large price spend of an electric masticating juicer and anyone who prefers a portable, non-electric juicing option. It is perfect for times when electricity is not available such as when blizzards and hurricanes result in power outages.
Type – manual masticating juicer with a single auger
Motor – none
Powered By – good old fashioned manual labor
Juice Yield – good. Customers found they could extract more juice from their produce because juice extraction using a manual juicer is highly efficient.
Pulp – is dry, indicating efficient extraction
Juice Quality – Excellent with low to no froth and oxidation. The manual juice extraction results in juice with very high nutrient levels.
Build – is lightweight so that you can take it with you easily. Portability benefits mean that you can easily extract quality juice wherever you happen to be.
Versatility – while the z star juicer is ideal for wheatgrass and leafy greens, it can also juice hard and soft vegetables and fruits
Juicing Process – is gentle with no noise but you should expect it to be slower than electric juice extraction


Measures: 13 x 5 x 11.5 inches
Weighs: 6.5 pounds
Item No: Z-510
Warranty: 1 year

What’s Great About the Z-Star (Z-510)?

  • Very easy to use
  • Doesn’t need electricity
  • Performs efficiently
  • Perfect for juicing greens like wheatgrass and also excellent with leafy greens
  • Excellent juice yield
  • Significant saving on purchase price compared to an electric juicer
  • Less froth and pulp in juice
  • Good quality build
  • Setup and pull down is easy with parts easy to snap together
  • High juice nutrient retention
  • Can also be used with hard vegetables

What’s Not so Great

  • Pulp can drop into the juice container however it is a simple matter to sit the pulp container on something so that it sits higher

Customer Feedback and Reviews

Feedback for the Z-Star Juicer (Z-510) is excellent. Things customers like about it include its ease of use, the fact that it doesn’t require electricity, the quality of the juice it produces as well as the fact that it is economical and easy to use. Price was also a key indicator of customer satisfaction as the manual juicer is significantly cheaper than electric masticating juicers.

Customers also mentioned they needed to place the pulp container higher so that pulp didn’t fall into the juice. This ensured an easy workaround for a potential issue. To see more of what customers had to say, you can read their reviews here.

Recommendation – Buy

The Z-Star Manual Juicer (Z-510) is available from online retailers and you can check out the lowest price for it here. Customers loved the concept behind this type of juicer and found it to be a good buy in terms of functionality, performance and price. Based on customer feedback, we are pleased to recommend this manual juicer

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