Breville JE98XL Fountain Juice Extractor Review

The Breville JE98XL makes an excellent first-time juicer that is easy and convenient to use.  Contained within this review are details and product features which will assist you in deciding if this is an appliance that is suitable for your juicing needs.

Ideal for Home Use

Manufactured for home use for those who are relatively new to juicing, the Breville JE98XL is an easy to operate juicer that has two speeds: high (12,000 RPMs) and low (6,500 RPMs).  The higher speed is utilized for hard fruits and vegetables, and the lower speed works best with softer fruits and green-leafed vegetables.

This juicer is relatively simple to assemble, disassemble and clean, making it ideal for those who may lack a great deal of experience with juicing.  Constructed from a durable synthetic material, this unit has a smooth, circular design.

Features Support Convenience

There are several well-designed features integrated into the JE98XL which makes it fast and convenient to use.  If you are busy and short on time, the time savings should be very much appreciated since juicing can be an involved effort from beginning to end.

To begin with, there is an extra-wide 3-inch feeder opening which will save time by allowing you to throw in larger pieces which do not need to be diced into smaller pieces.  Often, much of the time that is spent juicing involves slicing up the fruits and vegetables into small pieces.  With its large chute, this is not the case with this unit.

Breville JE98XL juicerThere is also an ample one-liter juice jug and a pulp collector which contains the majority of the pulp, making the unit easier to clean.  If you are not juicing for an army, the jug and collector are large enough to complete a juicing session without having to empty out each respective part.

Durable Cutting Disc

This juicer comes with a stainless steel cutting disc which is powered by an 850-watt two-speed motor, ensuring a speedy and efficient juicing process.

With the disc being encircled by a micro mesh filter, the RM-JE98XL juicer can extract about one third more juice and vitamins and minerals than other juicers.  This serves to cut down on waste and once again saves time by not having to rejoice the pulp.

The cutting apparatus does have one small issue in that it does not juice all fruits and vegetables equally.  This is especially true when dealing with larger pieces.  A suitable solution for this would be to chop the produce into smaller pieces, which would require some extra preparation time.

Positives
  • Fast duel speed motor
  • Stainless steel cutting disc with micro mesh filter
  • Dishwasher safe parts
  • Easy to use, clean and assemble
  • The chute is extra wide

Negatives
  • Hard fruits and vegetables can cause clogging
  • May not juice all produce evenly

Michael A. Ford

Michael Ford has been a passionate writer and reviewer for most of his life. Discussing, reviewing and taking apart the newest luxury products in homeware, garden and other niches is what he spends the majority of his time doing.

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