Updated 18 Jan 2018

Breville

the Juice Fountain Cold XL BJE830SIL

Snapshot: The Breville the Juice Fountain Cold XL BJE830SIL is a centrifugal juicer with three speeds. But how well does it juice?

the Juice Fountain Cold XL BJE830SIL
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$500

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Test results

Overall score
74
Juicing
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK results for carrot juice.
  • Very good results for orange juice.
  • Good results for apple juice.
  • OK results for green leafy juice.
  • Some parts dishwasher-safe.
  • Excellent chute size.
  • Very easy to assemble and take apart.
  • Has cleaning brush, juice lid and juicing nozzle.

But

  • Noisy.
  • Blade is accessible.
  • No cord storage.
  • Large bulky unit can be difficult to clean in the sink.
  • Deep catchment area near spout traps some juice after processing.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Juicing (30%)
Ease of use (70%)

We processed a kilogram each of carrots, apples and oranges — and a “green leafy” combination of spinach, kiwifruit, pear, cucumber, mint and celery. We measured the quantity of juice produced and checked its texture and consistency. If a juicer claimed to be able to make smoothies, we made a banana, pineapple, mango and strawberry smoothie. The smoothie score doesn’t contribute to the juicing score.

We assessed how easy and safe it was to “feed” the juicer, assemble and take apart, collect the juice, remove the pulp, and clean the juicer. We also checked whether juice dripped out of the spout after processing, and whether there was any splashing or leaking while juicing. We also measured how noisy the juicers are but this doesn’t contribute to the overall score.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$500
Type
Centrifugal

Specifications

Average juicing time (min:sec)
0:29
Noise level (dBA)
76
Weight (kg)
6.0
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
43 x 32 x 35
Jug capacity (ml)
2000
Pulp container (inside/outside)
External

Features

Dishwasher safe
Yes (may not be applicable to all parts)
Number of speeds
3

More Info

Notes
2-year warranty, 5-year motor warranty.