This blender was rated The Best because it outperformed all other models that cost under $150 in tests by the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute. It crushed ice cubes 3X faster than lesser units, and unlike inferior blenders that stalled when blending frozen fruit, The Best model quickly pureed frozen berries for smoothies and was able to finely chop peanuts in only 30 seconds. Also rated as the easiest unit to operate, it has simple buttons, a locking lid and container, and suction cups to keep it in place. Quieter than other units, it produced a maximum 88.7 dB when making peanut butter while louder models produced up to 99.7 dB. The Best Blender’s variety of features include three pre-programmed settings, pulse function, 64-oz. capacity pitcher, dishwasher safe components, and an included recipe book. AC plug. 17 1/2" H x 9" W x 6 3/4" L. (8 lbs.)
Determining The Best Since 1983
The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute has served as a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for 38 years.
Unburdened by outside interests, it thoroughly vets products via rigorous testing to determine which one earns a ranking of The Best.
It identifies qualifying products in a particular category using a wide-ranging search of the marketplace, including items sold by its competitors.