A) Types of juicers

Type Description Advantages Disadvantages Product Image

Citrus Press

  • Makes freshly squeezed orange juice or lemon juice by squeezing the juice out of the fruits
  • Consider the size, ease of cleaning and noise level when shopping
  • Least expensive
  • Only suitable for citrus fruits

Centrifugal

  • Extracts liquid from fruits and vegetables by spinning them against a strainer/grater
  • Juice flows out through a spout and the resulting pulp is left inside or ejected into a pulp container
  • Cheaper than masticating juicer
  • Good for juicing fruits and vegetables
  • Uses less preparation time
  • Juice have to be consumed within 8 hours

Masticating

  • Also known as "slow juicer"
  • Crushes or compresses ingredients to extract juice and nutrients
  • Leftover pulp tends to be dryer since it squeezes out more juice
  • Has better yield for juicing wheat grass or leafy greens
  • Less foam in juice
  • Juice can be stored up to 72 hours
  • Takes longer time to extract juice compared to centrifugal juicers