Countertop Blenders

Countertop blenders are kitchen appliances that are usually too big and/or heavy to consider as portable blenders. The 3 best manufacturers of high-performance countertop blenders are:

  1. Vitamix
  2. Blendtec
  3. Ninja (CT Series)

Typical features distinguishing them from other types of blenders are:

  • Their containers usually hold 4 – 8 cups of ingredients
  • Typically have 3 – 16 speed settings
  • Large motors housed in a fixed base that usually have the power to grind, mix, crush, emulsify, reduce, blend, or dissolve ingredients
  • Multi-purpose device used in a variety of methods and styles of cooking for cold, room-temperature, and hot ingredients.