Breville The Juice Fountain Cold XL (BJE830BSS) Review

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Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL Juicer
4.0
$379.91

The Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL (BJE830BSS) is large. It has an extra large feeding chute of 3.5 inches, extra large pitcher which can hold up to 70 fl.oz., and a massive bin for collecting pulp. You can juice an entire apple in about 4 seconds!

The Bottom Line

The Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL minimizes heat transfer to the juice, prolonging its shelf life. Its large chute means minimal prep work. You can juice entire cucumbers, apples, and carrots in seconds. Being a centrifugal juicer, it isn't best for hard vegetables or leafy greens. But if you want juice fast and with minimal prep work, it is a great option.

Pros:
  • Minimal heat transfer thru Breville's proprietary cold spin technology
  • Extra large chute (3.5in) and extra large juice jug (70oz)
  • 72 hour shelf life
  • Variable speed settings allows for juicing wider variety of produce
  • The plastic components are made of BPA free materials.
  • Almost all detachable parts are dishwasher safe (except for the plunger)
  • Continuous juicing with external pulp ejection
  • It comes with a newly designed juice nozzle for single serve juicing
Cons:
  • An expensive, high-speed juicer
  • Not efficient for juicing leafy greens
  • High RPM juicers promotes significant amount of oxidation
  • Short warranty period
  • Not all juice is ejected, some doesn't escape the lower basin
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01/27/2023 10:53 pm GMT
side view of the Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL Juicer
Side View
Speed control knob
Control Knob
Juicer screen
The Screen

Breville is doubling down on its cold spin juicer lineup with the launch of Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL or simply the Breville BJE830BSS.

Pulp & Juice Yield

The Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL is a fast, centrifugal juicer. These types of juicers are as efficient as slower, masticating juicers. This is especially true for hard, root vegetables and leafy greens.

dripping juice

As a centrifugal juicer, The Juice Fountain Cold XL is fast but not as efficient as slow juicers. This is especially true when it comes to juicing root vegetables and leafy greens.

In a squeeze test, you can wring additional juice out of the slightly moist pulp that remains after being juiced.

XL ModelPlus ModelRegular Model
Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL JuicerBreville Juice Fountain Cold Plus JuicerBreville Juice Fountain Cold Juicer
Variable Speed MotorDual Speed MotorDual Speed Motor
1000 Watts1000 Watts850 Watts
3.5″ Chute Size3.5″ Chute Size3.0″ Chute Size
20 x 30 x 40 cm33.4 x 21.9 x 44.8 cm31.5 x 40 x 50 cm
Italian Micro Mesh filter basketStainless steel filter basketStainless steel filter basket
The complete Juice Fountain lineup by Breville

It’s the big brother of Breville BJE430SIL and Breville BJE530BSS. To date, this is the best designed Breville juicer or we can even say the best in the centrifugal juicer market.

Just take a look at it, it’s a beautiful piece of kitchen equipment. Breville is slowly moving away from its horizontal architecture. It’s embracing the space-saving L-shape design.

Capabilities

Moving on to its capabilities, Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL is indeed a plus size. It has an extra large feeding chute of about 3.5 inches, extra large pitcher which can hold up to 70 fl.oz., and a massive bin for collecting pulp.

In my previous review about the very first juice fountain cold, I’ve explained the Cold Spin Technology. It’s just a fancy word for positioning the spout above the cutting disk away from the heat source, thus minimizing heat transfer.

The company claims that this technology along with its complimentary semi-airtight juice jug (under certain conditions) prolongs the shelf life of the juice to 72 hours. It is a big deal since juice extracted from centrifugal juicers typical last for just 24 hours.

Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL Features

Is Breville BJE830BSS easy to use?

The Breville Juice Fountain Cold line up is unique. These are the only fast juice extractors in the market that can offer 72-hour shelf life. If you want to take advantage of that you need to pay attention to the manual. It’s not that complicated, but it will require a little bit of precaution. One of that is to make sure that your produce is fresh and clean. Then, maintain the temperature at a certain level. In short, you need to put your juice in the refrigerator immediately.

I’d like to note that this particular juicer has an extra-large feeding chute. It can accommodate a whole apple and even a whole carrot. This will cut your preparation time significantly.

Is the Breville XL Juicer easy to clean?

All the detachable parts but the food pusher are dishwasher safe. It comes with big parts but most of it can go into your dishwasher. As with all high-speed juicers, you need to be extra careful when cleaning the mesh-blade assembly. You can further minimize your cleanup time by placing a biodegradable bag into the pulp container.

Juice Quality

The Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL claims to offer 72-hour juice shelf life. Its proprietary Cold Spin Technology paved the way for this breakthrough. According to laboratory tests commissioned by Breville in Australia, the amount of heat transferred to the juice is insignificant.

Here’s a fact though. Apart from the heat, high-speed juicers like Breville BJE830BSS spins at thousands of RPM. Unless this happens in a vacuum, this process incorporates a lot of oxygen into the juice.

juice from two apples
The resulting juice from two medium-sized apples.

Oxygen is the main catalyst of oxidation. Under normal juicing conditions, oxidation will occur, and at a significant rate as far as high-speed juicers are involved.

Based on this analysis, slow juice extractors are still the king in terms of juice quality. This is just my humble opinion, so you need to take that with a grain of salt.

To sum it up, the Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL surpasses all the high-speed juicers when it comes to nutrient retention but still doesn’t come close to cold press juicers.

See the Breville BJE830BSS in action

Don’t take my word for it, watch this official product video of Breville:

What kinds of produce can the Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL process?

This juice extractor will work best on dense produce, soft fruits and citrus fruits.

Dense produce includes bitter gourd, pineapple, broccoli, pumpkin, cauliflower, watermelon, garlic, pear, sweet potato, beets, ginger, apple, cucumber, celery, pepper, turmeric, yakon, carrots, fennel, cilantro and asparagus.

Citrus fruits include lemon, tangerine, grapefruit, mandarin, lime and orange.

Using a low speed setting can process soft fruits such as grapes, blackberry, mango, papaya, pomegranate, strawberry, melon, avocado, tomato, cranberries, peach and kiwifruit to make a puree.

Can it juice leafy greens?

Yes, Breville Juicer XL can process leafy greens to some degree but not as efficient as masticating juicers.

Can it help you make non-dairy milk alternatives?

No, this machine is not suitable for making soy or almond milk.

Technical Specifications

TypeCentrifugal Juicer
BrandBreville Juicer
Price$$
Rating4.0 out of 5.0
Juice QualityHigh
Juice Shelf Life72 Hours
Dishwasher SafeYes, except for the food pusher
Pulp EjectionExternal
MotorDual Speed (no RPM info)
Wattage1000 Watts
Chute Size3.5 inch (round)
BuildBPA Free Plastic
DesignUpright
ColorSilver & Grey
Noise LevelHigh
Warranty1 Year
Best for JuicingSoft & Dense Produce, Citruses
ApplicationHome & Personal Use
Related ProductsBreville Juice Fountain Cold
Breville Juice Fountain Cold Plus
This table shows the technical specifications of Breville Juicer BJE830BSS.

Is Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL worth it?

After over 100 juice reviews, the 72-hour juice shelf life from a centrifugal juicing machine sounds too good to be true. As I’ve mentioned above, high RPM is still the biggest factor as far as oxidation is concerned.

If you’re in the market for a good centrifugal juicer, Breville Juice Fountain Cold XL is definitely the best in its class. However, if you’re looking at it as a slow juicer machine alternative, I doubt this product can compete in the context of juice quality and nutrient retention.

The Juice Fountain Cold XL | Breville BJE830BSS1BUS1 Review • Juicing Journal

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