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Champion 2000 Classic Juicer has two variants aimed at household use and commercial application. The household model was already discontinued but the commercial model is still in production and it’s available on their website.
Household vs Commercial Juicer
Champion Household Juicer is quite similar to its sibling, the Champion Commercial Juicer. There’s basically no difference between the two except that the commercial model was made more powerful to withstand heavy usage. This comparison chart says it all.
|Product Name||Household Juicer||Commercial Juicer|
|Color Availability||Black, White||Black, White|
|Volts||110||110 & 220|
|Application||Home & Personal Use||Commercial|
- BPA free parts made of food-grade nylon and surgical grade stainless steel
- Dual-stage masticating process produce dryer pulp resulting to more juice yield
- It can juice wide varieties of produce from soft to hard produce, citrus fruits, nuts and beans
- Continuous juicing through external pulp ejection
- You can purchase attachments for homogenizing and milling grains
- Can juice faster than standard slow juicers
- Detachable parts are not dishwasher safe
- Optional attachments are relatively expensive
- Not efficient in juicing leafy greens
- High RPM degrades the quality of the juice
- Super heavy, make sure to put it in a strongly reinforced counter space to avoid accidents
- For a masticating juicer, this is a bit noisy but not as loud as centrifugal juicers
- Requires a separate attachment for juicing wheatgrass
- Narrow feeding chute requires extra preparation time
Champion Juicer 2000 Features
Is Champion 2000 Easy to Use?
Once you have put it together a few times, the Champion Juicer 2000 is tremendously easy to assemble. However, one difference with this single-gear juicer is that you have to lubricate the motor shaft with coconut or olive oil. Take caution when placing the cutter onto the motor shaft. The blades are extremely sharp and will cut your hands if you do not take care.
The feed chute is a decent size of 1.75 inches in width. The majority of your produce will fit down the tube without much need for cutting it. However, for stringy items like celery and large items like apples, you will need to cut them into slices. Whole stalks of celery will end up wrapping around the cutter becoming stuck in the juicer.
Make sure to cut all of your produce ahead of time. Because this cold press juicer is not self-feeding, you must juice continuously until finished. Use the provided tamper to push the produce down the auger. It is never a good idea to use your fingers to push the produce down the tube.
Since it is extremely heavy and bulky, ensure that you have a place to keep it on the counter, as it does not come with a handle, which can be a disadvantage for some people who might have problems moving it around frequently.
Is Champion 2000 Juicer Easy to Clean?
Once you have finished juicing your produce, clean it right away. This juicer is very easy to clean however it’s not dishwasher safe so you’ll have to do it manually. Wash the parts in cold, soapy water. Stains are a normal part of juicing. However, if the juicer becomes stained with some produce, such as carrots, then feel free to soak them in water with a small amount of bleach to remove the pesky stains.
Take the stiff brush, which does not come with the purchase of the juicer, and scrub the pulp out of the mesh screen. Never submerge the cutter, as you do not water getting into the shaft hole. If water accidentally gets into it, then set it with the base facing down to allow it to completely dry. Everything must be dry before you put the parts back together.
The Champion 2000 juicer is not your standard slow juicer. In fact it’s not a slow juicer at all. Its RPM is too high to be classified as such. At 1,725 RPM it’s comparable to a centrifugal juicer. I believe champion juicers belong to a whole new classification of juice extractors—high-speed masticating juicers.
With that said, juice produced by this machine is subpar in comparison to real slow juicers.
What Kinds of Produce Can Champion 2000 Juice?
This juice press can process almost anything from soft fruits to dense veggies, leafy greens (not that efficient), wheatgrass (with a separate attachment), and some nuts and beans.
Dense produce includes bitter gourd, pineapple, celery, yakon, pumpkin, beets, broccoli, sweet potato, cauliflower, ginger, pear, cucumber, pepper, cilantro, coconut, carrots, asparagus, garlic, apple, fennel, watermelon and turmeric.
Soft produce such as pomegranate, blackberry, cranberries, papaya, kiwifruit, tomato, grapes, mango, strawberry, peach, avocado and melon can be turned into a puree using the complimentary blank screen.
If it can process hard produce, citrus fruits such as grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, lime, orange and mandarin are no match for it.
Though it can process most of the leafy greens such as beet greens, spinach, collard greens, brussels sprout, romaine lettuce, kale, cabbage, dandelion greens, peppermint, basil, parsley, lettuce and spring onion, I’m going to warn you that this machine is not that efficient due to its high RPM.
Juicing wheatgrass and pine tree needles require a separate greens attachment.
You can also prepare soy and almond milk using this juicing machine.
With the right accessories this juicer can be turned into a grain mill, homogenizer and a stand-alone wheatgrass juicer, the bad news is you’ll have to buy these attachments separately.
The grain mill attachment allows you to make your own flour, corn meal, coffee at home. Equipped with razor-sharp blades it can pulverize soybeans, coffee beans, peppercorns, wheat, rye, oats, and barley into a fine or coarse grain (depending on your setting) with dust free efficiency.
Greens attachment complements the juicing power of Champion Juicer 2000, turning your machine into a stand-alone wheatgrass juicer. This juicer struggles on juicing green leafy vegetables because of its high RPM. With this attachment, I’m not sure if the efficiency will be the same with competing masticating juicers.
The homogenizer can help you prepare baby food, nut butter, creamed coconut and frozen treats such as ice cream or sorbets. The free blank screen will work but this attachment was specifically designed for homogenizing—that is if you’re planning to process huge amounts of nut butter and sherbets.
Using it for Gerson Therapy
Using a Champion juicer in tandem with Welle’s Press is a cheaper Gerson Therapy Juicer alternative. So if you’re planning to use this machine for that specific purpose, make sure that the blank cone is installed instead of the regular juicing screen.
Champion juicer will only serve as a grinder. You won’t extract juice with it.
You’ll be needing a pressing bag to collect your grounded produce. After grinding, proceed to your Welle’s juice press. You can stack up to three nicely folded bag of grounded produce in it. Then, you can begin juice extraction.
|Product Code||G5-NG853S (Household Juicer)|
G5-PG-710 (Commercial Juicer)
|Juice Shelf Life||24 Hours|
|Motor||1725 RPM, 1/3 horsepower|
|Wattage||540 Watts (Household)|
650 Watts (Commercial)
|Chute Size||1.75 inch (round)|
|Build||BPA Free Food Grade Nylon & Surgical Grade Stainless Steel|
|Best for Juicing||Soft & Dense Produce, Citruses, Nuts & Beans|
|Application||Home & Personal Use|
Champion Juicer 2000 is not your standard slow juicer as the RPM is comparable to the centrifugal type. This makes it a little difficult for the machine to process leafy greens based on some customer feedback.
It’s not the best juicer for leafy greens but it’s still one of the most durable machines built for everyday juicing and commercial application.
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