Updated 17 Jul 2017

George Foreman

21820AU

Snapshot: The George Foreman 21820AU has four speeds and comes with a blending jug. How does it rate?

21820AU
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$170

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Test results

Overall score
66
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Green smoothie
?/10
Blending kale
?/10
Frozen fruit smoothie
?/10

Good points

  • OK overall.
  • OK for performance.
  • Easy to use.
  • OK result for green smoothie.
  • Very good result for crushing ice using the pulverising blade.
  • Very good for frozen fruit smoothie.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • All parts dishwasher safe except blade assembly.
  • Includes a jug.

But

  • Poor result for blending kale.
  • Can be difficult to remove blade assembly from blender jug as it becomes tighter after processing. There's limited grip on the blade assembly, making it difficult to remove for people with weak wrists and fingers.
  • No suction feet and top heavy so can be knocked over.
  • Food can become jammed at the top during processing and needs to be manipulated.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (60%)
  • Ease of use (40%)

Performance combines scores for green smoothie, frozen fruit smoothie, kale and ice-crushing tests.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$170

Extra test results (/10)

Crushing ice
8.0

Specifications

H x W x D (cm)
41 x 17 x 17
Watts (W)
800
Weight (kg)
3.4 (with jug)
Noise (dBA)
82
Jug/cup capacity (ml)
1500/600
Number of speeds
4

Features

Dishwasher safe
Cord storage
Pulse option
Puree capability
Yes
Milling capability
×

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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