Does Nutribullet make great smoothies?Which? tests out Nutribullet nutrient extractor

30 July 2014

Nutribullet blender

The Nutribullet has an extractor blade for fruit and veg, and a milling blade for ice and nuts

The Nutribullet 600 nutrient extractor makes ambitious nutritional claims, amd has taken the blender market by storm. We've put it to the test to see if lives up to the hype.

The Nutribullet 600’s price tag of £100 means you’ll want to be extra sure it does a good job, especially as we've found Best Buy blenders for less than £30.

We've put the Nutribullet through a battery of blending and ease of use tests, so if you're intrigued to see how it's done at at making fruit and veg smoothies, milling nuts and seeds and blitzing ice cubes, go straight to the full reviews of the Nutribullet 600 and Nutribullet 900.

Nutribullet nutrient extractor

The Nutribullet is described as a nutrient extractor, claiming to unlock more nutrients than traditional blenders.

This compact machine won’t hog a lot of space on your kitchen top, and is refreshingly free of buttons, programs, timers and displays.

It is small compared with most standard blenders: it comes with two 0.3 litre cups and one taller 0.7 litre cup - ones we've tested range from 0.8 to 1.75 litres. Its smaller capacity means it will suit you if you're making smoothies or soup portions for just one or two at a time.

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In our rigorous tests we challenge our blenders to make perfect smoothies and soups - and we deliberately choose hard-to-process ingredients like ginger and mango. We strain blended soup through a fine mesh sieve to see what's escaped the blades. And we discover if the blender can make mayonnaise that is rich and creamy rather than a curdled mess. 

If a blender claims it can crush ice, we test also whether it produces well-crushed crystals, or whether you end up with a snow-like mush or large lumps.

Take a look at all our bullet blender reviews to find out which ones scored best.

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