2014

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 Chief Human Resources Officer Dennis Armstrong Receives Human Resources Executive of the Year Award

Crain’s Cleveland Business has named Vitamix Chief Human Resources Officer Dennis Armstrong a recipient of its 2014 Archer Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year. The Archer Award recognizes talented professionals who build their organizations with a combination of the best people, development and culture. Nominees are judged by an independent panel of human resources professionals across various industries.  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® Sponsors "The Blender Girl" Book Tour

Vitamix is proud to support the launch of “The Blender Girl,” the debut, self-titled cookbook from Tess Masters, a popular plant-based foods enthusiast, blogger and author. In her new book and on her blog, Masters, a self-proclaimed “blendaholic,” shares easy, whole-food-centric recipes—many created with the help of her favorite blender—a Vitamix machine. 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