For commercial, high-powered blenders, Vitamix is one of the most impressive brands on the market. With its commitment to the quality of its machinery in terms of the unbeatable results and the trusted durability (backed up by the Vitamix company’s renowned warranty), the company has remained a firm leader in the kitchen power goods industry.
The US Vitamix company which was founded in 1921 has consistently delivered quality, lasting kitchen appliances, with a keen emphasis on the importance of wholefood ingredients and the health benefits from using its kitchen aids to prepare them, and has a strong ethos surrounding the nature of its products.
With so many blenders available from Vitamix, here at FIKA we have showcased the best affordable machines, to cater to a wide variety of needs.
01) Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender
At the introduction end of the Vitamix range, sits the Vitamix Explorian Blender E310 Weighing in at 11.5lbs and standing at 18 inches tall, it has both the solid body and large sturdy jug the Vitamix is consistent for, making and holding up to 48 ounces (3lbs) of blended ingredients.
As with the rest of the commercial-grade Vitamix line, the E310 Explorian handles ingredients ranging from soft fruits to hard vegetables and ice cubes well and makes finished products such as smoothies, plant milks, nut butters, chutneys, and fruit sorbets with a smooth consistency within minutes. Key features included with this model are the self-cleaning function, cooling fan and thermal protection, and heavy-duty stainless steel blades which make this an impressive entry point for the Vitamix range with a price point of just under $350.
02) Vitamix 5200 Blender Professional-Grade
The Vitamix 5200 is the second of our picks in the range and also fits within the lower end of the Vitamix price spectrum. With variable speed control for optimum texture results, which can be adjusted at any point in the blending process, the adjustment to fit your needs is a great feature of this robust machine. The 64-ounce (4lb) container makes large batches easily accessible and the solid and hardened blades make for effortless blending.
The quality of the end results make this the ideal blender for both commercial and home use and will last years if cared for properly, although another feature of the Vitamix range is its impressive warranty and this model comes with eight years giving it added protection.
03) Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Smart Blender
At the mid-range point of the Vitamix line and the highest on our list, the Vitamix 13500 Ascent Series Smart Blender is a seriously high-tech appliance with an incredible lineup of features. The usual quality of the Vitamix line of blenders and its high-powered motor capabilities combine, with the amazing addition of built-in wireless connectivity. This allows you to extend its five surface program settings for smoothies, spreads, heated soups, frozen desserts, and its self-cleaning function, to an incredible seventeen programs when using the Vitamix designed app. It also includes more than five hundred recipes.
In addition to this, the timer allows you to program your blends to exact requirements and makes it easy to set up the machine and walk away, making this one of the most efficient blenders on the market. Its ten-year warranty really is just the icing on the cake.