We love adding new products to our ever-growing online catalogue of natural health and natural beauty products. And we’re very taken with one of the newest additions to the Echolife website – the Kuvings Silent Juicer – so we thought we’d tell you a bit more about it.
Juicing is one of our favourite ways to get our daily dose of fresh fruit and veg – but goodness knows not all juicers are created equal. This applies to the resulting juice as well: a centrifugal juicer will give you ‘boundary’ juice that oxidises / loses nutrients and changes colour before your very eyes, whilst a cold-press masticating or slow juicer will give you a thicker juice, with plentiful nutrients intact.
The Kuvings is a proud member of the slow juicer family – and is so sturdy it is suitable for commercial use. And that’s only the beginning of what this amazing upright juicer can do.
What’s under the hood
The Kuvings has a patented juice extraction system which pairs an amazingly powerful motor with a sturdy bullet-shaped auger. The motor outputs 50% more horsepower than most juicers out there, which gives you more yield in fewer revolutions of the juicing screw.
And if you’re thinking the Kuvings makes a racket when it’s juicing up a nutritious storm, you’ll be pleased to know the opposite is true (it isn’t called the Kuvings Silent Juicer for nothing!). The Kuvings operates at 40 to 50 decibels – for reference, a high-speed juicer usually operates between 80 to 95 decibels (about as loud as the subway). Isn’t it nicer to enjoy a little peace and quiet in the kitchen?
The Kuvings is powerful enough to juice whole carrots and other fibrous fruit and veg – you don’t need to spend time prepping and cutting your fresh ingredients into smaller pieces. The juicing screen is made of tough Ultem (a high strength food-grade resin) and prevents clogging or pulp back-up, so you can juice continuously without having to start and stop.
Because of the slow pressing and squeezing juicing action, you can expect up to double the yield from your Kuvings – and not only that, the resulting cold-pressed juice will be thick, with its phyto-nutrients intact and no layer separation. A far improvement from the trademark ‘boundary’ fast-oxidising juice produced by a high-speed centrifugal juicer (think band of foam at the top and watery juice below that browns in minutes).
Frozen fruit and nut milks
If you’ve got a sweet tooth you’ll be pleased to know you can prepare frozen soft-serve desserts with the Kuvings juicer. Pop frozen bananas and berries through the Kuvings and voilà: delicious fruit sorbet!
You can also make soy, almond and other nut/grain milk with the Kuvings. It comes with a recipe booklet where you will find many ideas to keep you inspired and healthy.
Is it right for me?
The Kuvings produces outstanding living juice, and makes beautiful frozen desserts. If you’re looking for a powerful cold-press slow juicer for your home kitchen, it is an excellent machine and is backed by a 20 Year Warranty on the motor and 5 Years on Labour and Parts. If you’re looking for a commercial juicer, we’d also recommend the Kuvings (the commercial warranty on the Motor is also 20 Years, but 12 months on Labour and Parts).
If you’re looking for a versatile juicer that can help you prep food (slice, mince, make noodles, nut butters,…), one of the Oscar juicers and its attachments might be better suited (we stock the Vital Max 900 and the Oscar Neo, as well as the Multi-Slicer and Mincemeat attachments). The Champion 2000 Juicer is also a good multi-tasker and can be fitted with a Grain Mill attachment so you can grind your own flour at home.
You can read more about the Kuvings juicer on our webstore, or feel free to email or call us on 1300 60 11 22 if you have any questions or need advice on what juicer is best for your requirements. We’ve also written about juicing here, so read on if you need a refresher on why juicing is so excellent for your health.