Press Releases

Vitamix Selected as 2016 Family Business Achievement Awards Honoree

CLEVELAND – Smart Business has selected Vitamix as a 2016 Family Business Achievement Awards recipient. The awards recognize family and closely held businesses that best demonstrate original practices designed to enhance the business dynamic.  Read More

Vitamix Chief Financial Officer Loree Connors Receives Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Award

Smart Business has honored Vitamix Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Corporate Treasurer Loree Connors as a Smart 50 Award recipient. The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. Nominees were selected by Smart Business and interviewed by business experts and professors. Read More

Vitamix Adds PayPal Payments, Flexible Financing Options

Vitamix, a world leader in high-performance blending equipment, has teamed with PayPal, a global leader in digital payments, to offer consumers more convenient ways to pay when purchasing Vitamix household products online.  Read More

Vitamix Introduces the Blend Quality Index™ (BQI)

Vitamix, the company that introduced high-performance blending to the market decades ago, worked with a third-party organization to develop a new standard test protocol for high-performance blending that measures the smoothness and homogenization of its blends – the qualities that make a smoothie smoother, or a puree that is proudly served by some of the world’s most particular and demanding chefs. Read More

Vitamix Wins Seventh Consecutive Best In Class Award

CLEVELAND – Vitamix®, a world leader in high-performance blending equipment for commercial and home use, is proud to be named the Best in Class beverage blender for the seventh year in a row by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (FE&S) magazine. The company once again dominated the beverage blender category, being named Best in Class Overall as well as Best in Class by dealers, operators and consultants. Vitamix has won 25 FE&S Best in Class Awards since 2007. The awards recognize industry manufacturers with products or services that provide superior value to their customers. Read More

The Vitamix 780

CLEVELAND – Vitamix® introduces the 780 – the sleekest, most streamlined Vitamix machine to date. The Vitamix 780 boasts the advanced, high-performance blending the company is known for, now enhanced with capacitive touchscreen controls. Read More

Vitamix Chief Operating Officer Anthony Ciepiel Receives Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Award

CLEVELAND―Smart Business has named Vitamix Chief Operating Officer (COO) Anthony M. Ciepiel a recipient of its Smart 50 Award. The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. Nominees were selected by Smart Business and interviewed by business experts and professors. Read More

The Vitamix S50: Versatility to Create Every Meal of the Day

CLEVELAND—Vitamix® presents the S50, a powerful, personal-size blender featuring two pre-programmed settings and an automatic shut-off feature to take the guesswork out of blending. One of the latest additions to the S-Series combines the high-performance engineering of every Vitamix machine with the convenience of a personal blender. It is versatile enough to create every meal of the day, yet small enough to accompany you anywhere. Read More

Vitamix Named Recipient of "Health Care Heroes" Award

CLEVELAND—In recognition of its comprehensive employee health benefits and wellness plan, Vitamix has received the Crain’s Cleveland Business 2015 Health Care Heroes Award for Corporate Achievement in Health Care. In its eighth year, the Health Care Heroes Awards program recognizes honorees for their dedication to promoting health and wellness and to improving community health throughout Northeast Ohio.  Read More

Vitamix Introduces New Tamper Holder

CLEVELAND―Vitamix® presents the Tamper Holder, the latest introduction to its lineup of quality accessories designed to enhance the overall blending experience. The tamper holder was developed as a response to consumer demand for a simple storage solution for the Vitamix tamper tool. It conveniently attaches to the motor base of all Classic Series (C-Series) Vitamix machines. Read More

Vitamix Wins Best in Class Award from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

Vitamix®, a world leader in high-performance blending equipment for commercial and home use, is proud to be named the Best in Class beverage blender for the sixth consecutive year by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (FE&S) magazine. The company dominated the beverage blender category, being named Best in Class Overall, as well as Best in Class by dealers and operators. Since 2007, Vitamix has won 21 FE&S Best in Class Awards. The awards recognize industry manufacturers with products or services that provide superior value to their customers. Read More

Vitamix President and CEO Jodi Berg Wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 National Family Business Award

Jodi L. Berg, president and CEO of Vitamix, a fourth-generation family-owned world leader in high performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, has been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Family Business Award winner. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award—the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs—recognizes industry leaders who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in addition to an unyielding personal commitment to their organizations and communities. Read More

Chef Courtney Weyl Out Blends the Competition for 2014 Vitamix Challenge Crown

Courtney Weyl, pastry sous chef at wd~50 in New York City, successfully blended her way to the top during the recent 2014 Vitamix® Challenge at the StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress. Hundreds of chefs from across the country submitted original recipes in hopes of participating in the 2014 Challenge. Six finalists, including Weyl, were selected and tasked with creating a dish that showcased the Vitamix blender in unusual and innovative ways. Read More

Top Chefs to Participate in 2014 Vitamix Challenge

Leading chefs from across the country will soon compete in the ultimate blending contest—the 2014 Vitamix Challenge—during the 9th annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress in New York City. On October 27, six contestants will contribute their own ingredients to create a signature dish using a Vitamix blender in unusual and innovative ways. Read More

Vitamix Aims to Help Fight Childhood Obesity with Blender Donations to 50 Chefs

The obesity rate has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To help reverse this disturbing trend, American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Chef & Child Foundation is encouraging chefs to host Childhood Nutrition Day awareness events throughout the month of October. Vitamix® has again partnered with the Foundation and will donate personal household blenders to the first 50 chefs who register and fulfill their commitments to host events for the first time. Chefs who received Vitamix machines last year for hosting events and agree to host events again this year will receive dry grains containers. Read More

Vitamix President and CEO Jodi Berg Receives EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award

Jodi Berg, president and CEO of Vitamix, has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Family Business Category in the Northeast Ohio region. Vitamix, a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer of high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, was founded by Berg’s great grandfather in 1921.  Read More

Vitamix Receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Exporting

Vitamix®, a world leader in high performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, was presented with the President’s “E Star” Award for Exports by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.  Read More

Vitamix Wins Manny Award for Excellence in Manufacturing

Vitamix, a world leader in high performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, has been named a Manny Award winner by Inside Business magazine. Read More

Vitamix Introduces the S30, a Versatile, Portable Machine Offering High-Performance Blending

Vitamix, a world leader in professional-grade blending equipment for home and commercial use, presents the S30—the first high-performance, personal blender from the brand trusted by consumers and professional chefs alike. Read More

Vitamix Expands Product Offering at Hudson's Bay with the Professional Series™ 200™ and Professional Series™ 300®

Vitamix®, the brand chosen by leading chefs worldwide, increases it product selection at Hudson’s Bay with the introduction of the Professional Series™ 200™ and Professional Series™ 300® in select locations. Offering the ultimate blending experience, the Vitamix Professional Series machines provide the opportunity to grow your family’s menu and achieve healthy, flavourful, gourmet results with the speed and precision of a professional chef. Read More

To Celebrate National Nutrition Month®, Vitamix Shares 31 Healthy Eating Tips—One for every day in March

Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics declares March National Nutrition Month®. This year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” To celebrate, Vitamix, a manufacturer of high-performance blending equipment for both commercial and home use, is sharing a healthy eating tip for every day of the month. Read More

Ambiente 2014: Vitamix Launches New Products for Europe

Vitamix, the U.S.-based manufacturer of high-performance blenders for household and commercial use, will launch new products for the European market at Ambiente trade show (February 7-11, 2014) for the first time. In hall 3.1, booth A 07 and at a separate Smoothie Bar, Vitamix welcomes trade show guests to learn more about its brand and new products. Read More

Vitamix is a Proud Sponsor of the HGTV® Dream Home 2014

Vitamix®, a world leader in high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the HGTV® Dream Home 2014. This year’s Dream Home is a custom-built, 3,200-square-foot home located in the Truckee, Calif., community of Schaffer’s Mill in the Lake Tahoe area. One lucky HGTV viewer will be selected in March as the winner of the HGTV® Dream Home 2014. Read More