Blendtec vs Vitamix: A Complete Comparison

When I first got into blending, like most people I started out with smoothies. But then I got more experimental with iced teas, milk shakes, margaritas (only on the weekends), fresh fruit sorbets, and some sauces, salad dressings & salsas to spice up home cooked meals. I used to cut the veggies by hand before I got into blending, but pretty soon I needed a serious blender that could handle everything I threw at it.

Blendtec or Vitamix

When looking for a commercial quality blender with staying power, it is really a two-horse race of the Blendtec vs Vitamix. Specifically, the Blendtec Total Blender and the Vitamix 5200 Blender models are the right products for people who seriously like to blend. These are the largest, most feature-packed blenders available, made principally for the consumer market (can be used in business commercial locations too, but usually will void the 7 year warranty that comes with each blender). …Continue Reading

Ninja vs Vitamix: Comparing Two Top Blenders


Two of the top high-powered consumer blenders on the market these days are the Ninja Mega and the Vitamix 5200. Both offer similar features, however, there are some key things that differentiate the two. Let’s take a closer look at these machines and examine the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Why Spend Hundreds of Dollars for a Blender?

First off, let’s answer the question:  why does anyone even need a two, three, or even a six hundred dollar blender?  Won’t any blender do the job?

The truth is high-powered blenders such as the Vitamix or Ninja are necessary for blending up tough ingredients and pulverizing them releasing the essential nutrients inside. For example, green smoothies that use tough leafy greens and other fibrous vegetables can be easily made with one of these blenders.

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