3 Best Juicers and Where to Buy Them


Some of you know that I’ve taken up juicing and did a lot of research about which juicer to buy – it’s a big purchase after all! Here’s why I’ve started juicing – but right now I want to dive deeper into the different machines out there and their pros and cons, so that you can know which one is right for you.

Each juicer has its own strengths and weaknesses. The best tip I’ve learned is to: choose the best juicer for what you want to juice. Makes sense right? Here are the top 3 juicers, based on reading reviews, comparing prices and considering individual needs. Which juicer is best for you?

L’Equip 10.5 or 215XL Juicer

L'Equip 215XL fruit juicer

Juicing Style: The No-Fuss Juicer You value speed and ease, above all. Your juicing style is simple – preferring fresh orange juice, apple juice with maybe the occasional bit of celery or carrot. You’re looking for a healthy drink, with little fuss.

Price:

  • $100-$200 (USD)

Pros: 

  • powerful – which also means fast
  • there’s no need for chopping
  • easy to clean
  • compact design
  • affordable price

Cons:

  • does not juice leafy greens or herbs
  • will only juice fruit, has no other functions
  • does not extract as much nutrient as a slow-press juicer
  • loud

Check out the L’Equip 215XL juicer on Amazon

Hurom 350D Slow Juicer

Hurom 350D Slow Juicer for fruit and vegetables

Juicing Style: The Juice Artist You love being creative and want to juice everything under the sun! The combination of kiwi fruit and wheat grass intrigues you and you’re not afraid to try new combinations. You need a juicer that offers you variety, so that you can have fun experimenting with soft fruit, hard fruits and leafy greens!

Price: 

  • around $400 USD – In Singapore, it’s around SGD600

Pros: 

  • slow juicer, extracts more flavor and nutrients than fast juicers
  • juices a wide variety of fruit and veg

Cons: 

  • can sometimes create a foamy, pulpy juice
  • can become clogged when juicing leafy greens

Check out the Hurom 350D slow juicer on Amazon

Omega 8000 Series Juicer

Omega 8000 Series Juicer - best for juicing leafy greens

Juicing Style: The Monster Green Juicer – You value juice for its nutritional value above all. You’re mostly interested in juicing leafy greens and herbs and wan’t to extract every last bit of nutrient from them. Though many people find the flavor of a green juice hard to swallow, you think there’s nothing more delicious than a tall glass of health! Plus, you love experimenting and find ways of making your green juice taste great – adding a little ginger and lemon zing! You’re looking for a machine to help you eat for optimal health and love the other functions it provides: grinding fresh flours, making home-made pasta and making frozen banana ice-cream for dessert!

Price: 

  • around $300 USD – in Singapore it’s around SGD600

Pros: 

  • slow juicer – extracts highest amounts of flavor and nutrients
  • extracts more juice from leafy greens and herbs
  • has other functions other than juicing
  • very quiet
  • very easy to clean

Cons: 

  • cannot juice soft fruits
  • must cut fruit and veg into small pieces

Check out the Omega 8000 series juicer on Amazon

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A lot of you also have great questions about blenders, so I put something together there too. Check out my 3 favourite blenders, and where to buy blenders in Singapore.
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41 responses to “3 Best Juicers and Where to Buy Them”

    • Hi Loring! Great question! So softness and hardness refers to its texture. The masticating Omega 8000 juicer likes something to bite into – so things like celery, apples, even grapes and cucumbers. And definitely it likes chewing on grasses, herbs and leaves. But, it can’t juice things like papaya, kiwi or pineapple very well – It comes out like a mush or baby food.

      The Hurom can do everything from papaya to wheatgrass. It’s not the best at juicing both, but offers the most variety if that makes sense.

      It’s probably easier to produce a good tasting juice with the hurom since you can mix in different types of fruit to flavour and sweeten it. You’re more limited with the Omega – but will get optimal nutrition from the leafy greens.

      I bought the Omega 8000 because I don’t want to drink a lot of fruit juices – I’d rather blend them to retain the fiber. But admittedly I’m still working on making a great tasting green juice! I have a few ideas I’m working on and I’ll share them along the journey 🙂

      Thanks again for the question!

  1. Hello

    I will be in Singapore next week. Are you sure the omega juicers is available at one the stores mentioned above?

    Regards
    Saad

  2. Hi Militza,
    I just bought a Vitamix but I want to drink more green juice during the day without taking up too much fiber.
    I saw that you used a juice bag before for the pulp when you made a spicy orange juice. Do you think using a vitamix and a juice bag would keep the nutrients like a Omega juicer?
    Or is a Omega juicer still a better choice?

    • Hi Cathy! How are you getting on with the vitamix? Have you tried making a warm soup in it yet? It’s amazing what this machine can do!

      Yeah, if you want to remove some of the fiber, the vitamix is so brilliant at breaking down the fibers that simply straining it through a strainer (or nut bag) will leave you with more of a juice. You’re going to be getting tons of nutrients!

      The Omega juicer is better for juicing leafy greens and wheatgrass, extracting the most nutrients. I have to admit, I love having both machines – but to be honest, you’re already benefiting so much from drinking juices and smoothies with your vitamix… I don’t think it’s necessary.

      Having both machines I think is more about having good tools to suit the task that you want – but, in terms of nutrients – you are already doing super, with adding fresh, raw juices and smoothies into your diet! Keep it up! 🙂

  3. Hi,do you know where to buy vitamix blender in singapore? And does it really cost 1.2k+ sgd? In US they are around 500dollars, sounds like a huge markup… Would love to have one but finding it hard to justify the price.. Is it really that good? I broke my last food processor while chopping nuts and dates for raw brownies, do you use your vitamx for this purpose? Thank you!

    • Hi Yulia! Yes, it costs a bomb! You can find it at balanced living or crate & barrel in ION. I got mine from balanced living – the black color model is the cheapest at 1,100 – if you want white, or chrome its a few hundred more.

      Here’s the thing, it’s worth it if you want to invest in your kitchen with high quality machines. The biggest benefit I see, are:

      1. you can overload it with ingredients and the blades can handle it whereas with other blenders you need to feed it intervals or it can get stuck.

      2. you can make nut-butters. Add about 3 cups of any nut and it will grind it down to the consistency of store-bought peanut butter. I even made coconut butter from dessicated coconut, which was very yummy!

      3. you can make warm soup. The blender is so powerful that anything you blend for over 2 minutes begins to heat up. So, you can throw in leafy greens, onion, bell pepper and a bit of stock and in a few minutes you have a warm (raw) soup – which is such a healthy and quick meal. Or you can throw in a few tomatoes, basil and garlic and you have a warm pasta sauce. You’ll actually see steam coming out!

      4. quick and smooth green shakes. I find that because the vitamix can break fibers down to almost nothing, it makes the smoothies green shakes. Even small bits of greens disappear. I found that with other blenders, you could still feel a bit of texture in the drink.

      I love my vitamix, and I use it everyday – but it is an investment and I see it as having the best tool for the job. It’s not necessary, you can use other blenders to produce similar things – but you may need to appraoch it differently. Example: with my old blender, I used to have to take out the tough inner membrane from oranges before blending, because it could never break them down. Now I can just throw the orange in and it gets pummelled down to nothing. Before I would blend up a soup or sauce, then take it to stove to warm up, now I can just blend it until warm… so you can still produce similar foods, but I’m really enjoying the power of the vitamix.

      hope that helps! Let me know what you decide 🙂

  4. I’m on the search for an affordable cold press juicer. Will you recommend omega brand? Is it available in Singapore? If I do a purchase on Amazon, will I have any issue with the power conversion? Thank

  5. Hi Miliza! Thank you so much for the answer. I made some research in the meantime and with the info in your relpy, i decided to go for it. It seems to cover all my requerements. I broke about two or three blenders in the past trying to make soups, nut butters etc…Balanced living are out of stock currently but i pre- ordered mine. I will let you know what i think once i get it. Cant wait for it!! 🙂

  6. Will a juicer (omega) or a blender( vitamix) be better? My doctor said that I need to ensure the enzymes are not destroyed In the process. Thank for our advice.

    • Hi Jacjac! Depends on what you need – they both work to retain the enzymes and nutrients, but produce different drinks. A juice is said to be more therapeutic. If you juice mostly leafy greens, it’s very alkalising in your body. It’s a quick delivery of vitamins and sugars to boost your day. A vitamix produces a shake, which has the fiber and helps to move things along your digestive tract. The fiber from vegetables like kale and dandelion root acts as a pre-biotic, creating a well balanced internal flora and detoxify as well. Shakes are also more filling and can act as a meal. I love both benefits, so I often include both juices and shakes in my day. Talk to your doctor about what your health goals are to determine which you should focus on first, juices or shakes… let me know what you decide! 🙂

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  9. Hi Militza,

    I don’t have any secret recipes but I do have a list of vegetables that I use regularly and in combination. I tried Kale before but it was very expensive, so I used Spinach and Baby Spinach. I also use Purple Cabbage, Celery and a local variety of lettuce that looks like a smaller version of Kale but less green. Paprika is sometimes used and it makes the grassy green juice easier to drink. I also base it up with Cucumber, Tomatoes and Green apples and sometimes with carrot. I’ve been drinking a combination of these juices for breakfast at least 5 to 6 times a week. Each juicing session yields about 2 and a half glasses of juice.

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  14. Hey , where can I buy the Hurom juicer in singapore ? Like a store or is it better to order online? Also are u aware what’s the difference between the various series of Hurom juicers?

  15. Hi Militza. I am desperately hunting to buy a omegaj8006 but am told that its only available thru amazon, no distributorship in spore anymore. Do you know how I can purchase one asap? Moreover will there be an issue with wattage as its 220 in spore n the usa is 110? Or any other alternate suggestion? I have been juicing for nearly 10yrs. Hurom is too pricy for me. Any recommendations.

  16. Hi I am desperately hunting for a omegaj8006.Am told its discontinued in spore?? Hurom is too pricy, any alternate suggestion if omega is not available though it seems to fit my requirements. I have been juicing for over 7yrs n want a masticater juicer. Please advise. Thanking you in advance

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