Kambrook Essentials Direct Drive KFP400

Kambrook Essentials Direct Drive KFP400

Kambrook Essentials Direct Drive KFP400

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20 reviews
Tara T
Tara THunter Region, NSW3 posts

Why didn't I buy one sooner!

This food processor is so compact & light and just the right size for making quick & easy treats. It was very easy to use and it's compact size makes it easy to store. The suction cups on the base are a great idea to stabilise the machine.  Show details
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JackoGippsland, VIC52 posts

Better than Sunbeam

After the Sunbeam one broke, I did my research on a good cheap food processor and this one was the best reviewed.
Haven't used it much but it works well on processing buscuits for slices and making slices.
It is not as noisy as the sunbeam and the bowl feels sturdier. I have tried the grater and slicer yet but I don't have a need for them anyway. It is easy to clean with less areas for dirt to trap unlike the Sunbeam.
The only think I don't like is the rod that you have to clean after each use and one of the safety switches is a little dodgy but otherwise works fine.
I think this food processor is good value and a good basic choice for our needs. Show details
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PalerangSouth-Eastern Region, NSW46 posts

Good, honest food processor

Needed this primarily for curry pastes, grinding up onions and things. checked all the various offerings but opted for this based on reviews, price, and neatness on the bench.
It works, very well. Handled 6 onions plus all the other stuff. I was pleased.
Haven't tried the grating and slicing thing yet, quite clever have one disc to do both functions, you just flip it over. But haven't tested that yet... really bought it for the food processing function. Should have bought one of these years ago. Show details
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Sarah T.
Sarah T.South East Queensland, QLD3 posts

Great product

Great food processor . I've had mine for a few years and blend nuts, crush ice and whatever else, it works well and was affordable :) I will definitely buy this brand again Show details
JoelRockhampton7 posts

Nice slicer with a little superglue

This machine is quite capable for cooking for our family and saves a lot of time slicing vegetables. It is fairly easy to clean and it has quite a large capacity. We did have trouble with the slicing blade, as the plastic centre failed. The shop sent a replacement blade but it also broke. However, a little superglue seemed to fix it and it now works perfectly.

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PaulMMelbourne26 posts
CharleyPerth3 posts

Great kitchen aid - no frills but does the job

It's a basic system but does most blending jobs efficiently. I like its functionality. Easy to assemble, easy to clean and can chop and blend both Asian spices ss well as ingredients for soups finely and smoothly. It has a pulse action which is useful when doing foods that require drizzling in ingredients separately. I am very satisfied with it and use it daily. Great for a family of five.

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Waste of money

Purchased on 8 December 2017 and only worked once with the processing blade for processing kale. Tried to use again but it wouldn't turn on. Went to great lengths to ensure the bowl was correctly placed onto the motor base and the handle aligned correctly.

It's very frustrating to have all ingredients and equipment (food processor) for cooking, then the food processer doesn't work. This faulty machine obstruct the whole cooking process.

Took the product back for a full refund on 11 January 2018 but was denied same. After some juggling, the shop assistant got the product to work when it was empty. So sent me home with the faulty product.

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AhiraGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC14 posts

Not perfect but good enough

Easy to assemble. A bit chunky to put in dishwashing machine. Not sure how you can wash with handwash since there are bits where it is hard to access. Does the job although with chopping you will get random shapes from minced to big bits. I haven't tried the slicing function. Overall, a good processor.

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DulciekmAvenell Heights16 posts

Food Processor

Kambrook Essentials Direct Drive so so easy to use also clean up a breeze .

Love the Pulse Button as well as on off Button all together.

Very safe to use and not being any where near the top price range this one does it all.

Much used item on my bench.

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jt02australia17 posts
EdCoffs Harbour9 posts

Excellent basic food processor

This is probably as basic a machine as you could buy, but it does everything that it's supposed to with no fuss. easy to operate and easy to clean and it wasn't expensive.

We learnt the hard way as to how good the Kambrook is. We bought a more complex FP from Aldi, an Ambiano. It proved to be far from satisfactory; compex assembly, blades that went blunt quickly, a shredding disc that couldn't be assembled. Be warned, stay away from the Ambiano!

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BeachyStarPerth, WA37 posts
EmilyToowoomba11 posts

Excellent, well-priced food processor

This is a very quick and effective food processor. Never had an issue with it. The attachments are really good and does all you need it to. This was purchased from the Good Guys for a very good price. It is very easy to use and makes life much easier.

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Melissa B
Melissa B


My kambrook started off great,a bit noisy and jiggles around on the bench but was doing the job well. I have only used it a few times. After processing nuts and dates for a raw vegan dessert it suddenly decided not to turn on so i could finish the dessert topping... how do i fix this problem please. .


Kambrook   DM   

Hi Melissa, please contact the Kambrook customer care team on 1300 139 798 during business hours or e-mail askus@kambrook.com.au. Thank you.

Questions & Answers

ron l.
ron l.

we have the food bow stuck in position and can not remove from the base. how can we remove?


Can I use this for pizza base dough?


Can u pl put up a YouTube on how to use the slicer attachment for the KPF 400! And why do most of the reviews say that the slicer attachment breaks melts etc??



  • Along with the stainless steel blades, this Kambrook food processor comes with a reversible stainless steel disc for slicing and shredding food.
  • The 1.5-litre capacity bowl makes this a small food processor, which is suitable if you have a smaller household size.
  • Includes a marked 150mL cup that fits into the feed chute, allowing you to place the correct amount of ingredients inside the processor.
  • When using this food processor, you only have to choose between 2 settings - Pulse and On.

Points of praise

  • Reviewers appreciated that while this food processor was basic in functionality, it was affordable and effectively performed required tasks with no fuss.
  • The KFP400 handled a variety of common tasks with ease, including slicing vegetables, chopping nuts and crushing ice.
  • This food processor was described as being easy to assemble and use, as well as easy to clean.
  • The lightweight, compact design meant that this food processor was easy to handle, and to accommodate on a kitchen bench.
  • The suction feet on the bottom of the appliance effectively stopped it from walking around on the kitchen bench when in use.
CategoryFood Processors
Price (RRP) $99
Dishwasher Safe PartsYes
BPA FreeNo
Included Blade TypesGrating / Shredding, S- Shaped (standard) and Slicing Disc
Number of Speed Settings2
Dimensions 375 x 185 x 260 mm
Power550 W
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Colour / FinishWhite
Release date
ManualDownload manual
  • GTIN13: 9312432020275
  • MPN: KFP400

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