CHOICE recommends Vitamix Professional Series 500 as best performer in the latest “Super Blender” test

Vitamix Professional Series 500 has been recommended by CHOICE as the best performing blender in their latest test.

“CHOICE has recommended Vitamix blenders in its last two tests. Our engineering and design teams are devoted to developing the world’s most dependable blenders, adored by generations of Vitamix owners around the world. We’re absolutely thrilled the Vitamix Professional Series 500 has topped the CHOICE Super Blender test,” says Aleta Wright, Marketing Manager for Vitamix in Australia and New Zealand.

CHOICE tested the latest high-powered super blenders in its test kitchen to help consumers find one that can handle tough tasks like nut butters and pizza dough.

Their results showed which were best at blending a range of ingredients including hard and tough foods and which were easiest to operate and clean. The Vitamix Professional Series 500 received the top overall score by CHOICE of 87% for its ability to:

  • Crush ice
  • Blend kale into a super smooth consistency
  • Blend nut butter
  • Blend soft liquids
  • Grate parmesan
  • Chop ingredients
  • Blend green smoothies
  • Blend sorbet

CHOICE is Australia’s largest source of expert reviews. Based on unbiased analysis and rigorous testing, they help consumers compare products and services and recommend what’s best for them.

When you’re ready for a blender that will stand the test of time, choose Vitamix. As the world leader in professional grade blending equipment, the award-winning Vitamix Professional Series 500 comes with the confidence of a seven-year warranty.

The Vitamix Professional Series 500 is available in Brushed Stainless Finish and has a recommended retail price in Australia of $1195.00. The super performance blender has three pre-programmed settings for Smoothies, Hot Soup and Frozen Dessert recipes, as well as a Variable Speed Control and a Pulse feature. The Vitamix Professional Series 500 comes with a 2.0 litre BPA-free container, a tamper, Vitamix cookbook and a DVD. It is available in Myer, David Jones and other leading appliance retailers. For stockists, visit


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About Vitamix®

Vita-Mix® Corporation (“Vitamix”) is a privately held family-owned and -operated company founded in 1921 that manufactures high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use. The company’s commercial customer list reads like a “Who’s Who” of major restaurant chains, and gourmet chefs say their Vitamix machines are as important to them as their knives. A recognized leader in marketing and product innovation, Vitamix founder William G. “Papa” Barnard created one of the first infomercials in 1949 to demonstrate how the Vitamix blender could help people improve their health with whole foods, and the company developed the first true commercial blender in the early 1990s, which ignited the smoothie movement. Vitamix, whose products are known worldwide for their performance, durability, and reliability, continues to win awards for product innovation and is a recipient of the president’s prestigious “E” Award for Exports. Headquartered in Olmsted Township, Ohio, 19 miles from Cleveland, Vitamix products are manufactured in Northeast Ohio and sold in approximately 100 countries. For more information, please visit