great but still a problem cleaning sometimes - I wish they had a way where it would clean itself. I really only use it to make juices as I use my vitamix for smoothies but sometimes I prefer just juice and this is perfect.
Purchased in February 2019 at The Good Guys for $199.00.
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Great at whole pieces of fruit!
This is a very robust machine. Great quality juice and beautiful looking setup. The only problem I see is the cleaning involved with using a juicer. But you get that with any juicer. The soft fruit attachments have never been used. So I can’t say if they are useful or not. It’s not terribly noisy so won’t drive everyone out of the kitchen when you use it.
Purchased in December 2016.
I love the freshness of the juice that comes out, its filter absoltely does all the work for you prehaps better than the nutribullet when it comes to breaking down the bits of fruit and vegetables
It is very loud, which is quite annoying at times
IT IS EASY TO CLEAN BUT TAKES UP TO MUCH TIME
What a difference the machine has made to our life styles. Had an old cold press juicer however my new Breville one leaves it way behind. Juices so many varieties of foods easily without leaving fibres or by products stuck to filters. Efficient and easy to clean. Settings for different textures of food. Waste product is almost dry showing how much juice is extracted. LOVE IT
Sturdy, effective and easy to clean
This is the first juicer we've owned and has proven to be a good investment for getting rid of apples and other fruits which are past their prime in the fruit bowl. The components of this juicer are still in good condition after 6 months of use. Overall the build quality seems to be good and most of the parts are surviving regular washes in the dishwasher (except for the large plastic plunger and waste bin which we wash under the tap). The only minor fault with the unit is that some of the elements on the display screen no longer light up. A...lso, unsure if a design flaw or just the reality of juicing, however occasionally when juicing a large batch of fruit it is hard to judge the fill level of the output jug and the unit will start blowing sticky froth out of the top of the jug. Careful attention to the level can help avoid this. Care also needs to be taken whilst feeding oranges into the unit as they seem to occasionally "bounce" and throw up small amounts of juice. Despite these small setbacks (which possibly stem from the simple, elegant design of the machine), the resulting juice is tasty and the waste is usually very dry, which is testament to the Frooji's effectiveness.
I originally saw this at the Qantas Club lounge and couldn't believe how well it worked for all types of fruit and vegetables. The next day after returning home I ended up buying two - one for me and one for a birthday gift. Initially I used mine almost every day - however the novelty wore off due to the relatively lengthy cleaning time. I like the idea someone had about putting a plastic bag i n the container - I never thought of that and it will save some cleaning/rinsing time for the pulp catchment.
The juice always comes out the same consi...
Very happy, almost 5 star, little hard to clean
This is a good juicer but I am finding its a little hard to keep clean. For price its good value. I am quite pleased with it and just wanted to make a note that the warranty period is very good. The finishing looks quality compared to others that have a cheap plastic appearance. Its very fast as well.
Breville Juice - To my surprise - I would buy it again.
It has been easy to clean. The large chute means that I don't have to spend 30 minutes chopping if I am doing 2 litres of juice. To my surprise the oxidation in the juice (whilst admittedly more than a cold press juicer) has been a lot less than I thought it would be.
Juice can last up to 24-36 hours in the fridge if I have not used a lot of leaves in my juice. Kale and celery leaves seem to be the exception but spinach leaves don't oxidate and go off too fast. So if you are on a juicing fast or have a large family - you might want to consider this one. We use it daily, sometimes even twice! It's husband-friendly too ;-p
Love it for fruit and vegetable juice, not a fan of how it processes soft fruits
Was drawn to the Breville ikon froojie BJE520 because of the large chute and two juicing disks, one for juicing fruits and vegetables, the other for pureeing soft fruits.
The large feed chute requires less prep time, peeled oranges slide right through though I do find I quarter very large granny smiths and beetroot. Am very impressed with how it easily juices a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, oranges, apples, pineapple, carrot, beetroot, kale, celery, ginger. Not at all impressed with the froojie disk though. Both mango and banana res...ulted in a puree filled with lumps and only about half of the strawberries went through as puree the other half ended up in the waste bin. On one occasion a chunk of strawberry blocked the outlet that runs in to the jug and the remaining juice within the unit flowed out underneath the juice catchment bowl and out on to the kitchen bench. Have since stopped using the froojie disk. For soft fruits I have reverted back to using the stick blender which gives a smoother puree and doesn't waste any of the fruit. The jug that the juice drains in to is large and the lid is quite clever in that it catches the foam so your glass of juice is just that, juice. Once familiar with the parts of the Breville ikon froojie BJE520 it is easy to assemble and disassemble for cleaning. I don't have a dishwasher so wash all the parts by hand but don't find this too much of a chore. We are a family of 4 and use the juicer every day and usually twice a day on weekends so it lives on the kitchen bench ready and waiting. The resulting juice is far superior to anything you would buy in the supermarket. Juices hard fruits and vegetables brilliantly. Short prep time. The froojie disk doesn't do a very good job of pureeing soft fruits.
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Breville Juicer BJE 520 electronic speed dial will not go to any setting other than 1. This started happening a week ago with no other signs of problem. Has anyone else had this issue
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|Chute Size||8.4 cm|
|Number of Speed Settings||5|
|Dimensions||319 x 202 x 420 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Construction Material||Plastic and Stainless Steel|
|Colour / Finish||Brushed Stainless Steel|
- GTIN13: 9312432014427
- MPN: BJE520BSS
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