The Best Omega Juicer In 2021

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If you’re starting to get serious about your juicing, an Omega juicer is one of the best investments you can make.

What’s the best Omega juicer for your own kitchen though?

The answer to this is going to depend on whether you want an all-purpose juicer, or one designed especially for certain ingredients.

It’s not an easy decision to make.

To help you out, I’ve reviewed five of my top picks that I believe cover every eventuality.

In this buyer’s guide you’ll find a summary of each review, followed by a detailed review of each juicer.

I’ve then wrapped things up with a buyer’s guide in case you’d like to continue your research.

(Head back to my massive home juicing and blending guide when you’re done for more help with this side of kitchen life!)

Why Buy An Omega Juicer?

Here’s the most important thing about juicers made by Omega:

It’s pretty much all they do.

Unlike broader kitchenware specialists, they don’t make toasters, griddles, coffee machines or kettles.

They’re laser-focused on making the very best juicing machines available on the market.

That’s their strength, and also their weakness. A dud machine, after all, is going to tarnish the entire brand.

When it comes to choosing the most suitable Omega juicer for your own home, you can be pretty confident that whatever you pick is going to deliver.

You need to choose the optimal one though.

Some Omega machines, for example, are great as “jack of all trades” juicers.

They’ll out-perform other general purpose juicer brands all day long, and are a great choice if you want a versatile juicing machine.

Other Omega juicers, on the other hand, are better at processing certain types of ingredients.

That’s what makes singling out a particular Omega juicer as “the best” so difficult.

Because of this, I’ve highlighted five Omega juicers that are best in their class at handling specific jobs.

You can find a quick summary of my reviews below. That way you don’t get bored reading a load of stuff that isn’t relevant to you!

If you want to find out more on each juicer though, you can find a more detailed review of each one further down the page.

Summary

Before moving onto the more detailed reviews, I thought it would be useful to provide a quick highlight of my top picks.

BEST ALL-ROUNDER – Omega NC900HDC

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“I’m not the first person to highlight the NC900HDC as the best of the bunch, and I won’t be the last! This is a supremely versatile Omega juicer that performs exceptionally well across many different produce types. It can even tackle a few other kitchen tasks too.”

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BEST VERTICAL – Omega VSJ843QS

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“If you’ve more height than width to play with in your kitchen, the VSJ843QS is the best of Omega’s vertical juicers. You get a great yield from soft produce in particular, and it has a very nifty self-cleaning mechanism that makes it easy to clean.”

BEST BUDGET – Omega H3000D Cold Press 365 Juicer

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“You always have to make compromises when it comes to choosing a budget juicer. The H3000D does the best job of trimming down the costs without compromising the results. I think it’s very impressive for the cost involved, and the best value for money slow juicer by Omega.”

BEST FOR CELERY – Omega MM900HDS Celery Juicer

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“I think this is the best celery juicer in the Omega range, but this will only be your top choice if you’re almost exclusively juicing celery. It packs impressive power for tackling tough ingredients, and has a dedicated celery end cap. It doesn’t perform as well with soft produce though.”

BEST COMPACT – Omega Compact Nutrition System Juicer

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“If kitchen space is at a real premium in your home, there is a compact option I think you’ll like. This Omega juicer is some 20% smaller than other models, and is easier to tuck away. You can still expect the kind of performance and build quality that Omega prides itself on though.”

Omega Juicer Reviews

That’s a really quick snapshot of my top picks for very different scenarios. Each one of those juicers is the best of its type within its own category.

If you want to find out more about each individual machine though, keep reading!

Omega NC900HDC Juicer Extractor and Nutrition System

There’s one Omega juicer that is consistently cited by critics and fans as the best all-rounder, and the Omega NC900HDC makes really, really good juice.

It gets an exceptionally high yield from soft and tough fruits and veggies alike, thanks to a dual stage juicing system.

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That sounds a little fancy, but the actual process is quite simple.

First of all, there’s an initial pass of the produce through the juicer. That extracts the majority of the juice you’ll end up with.

Rather than ejecting the pulp at this point though, it’s instead submitted to a second extraction process.

That gets every last drop of juice from the produce, with nothing but a dry pulp left when you’re finished.

Suffice to say if you want to maximize the yield from your produce – and save a little grocery money – the NC900HDC is about as good as juicers get.

This all happens at a slow and steady 80 RPM too, which minimizes the amount of heat and oxygen added to the juice.

You’ll have a more nutritional juice, with less foam, and a longer shelf-life in the refrigerator.

There’s not much prep work involved either. The NC900HDC has an unusually wide feeder chute, which means you don’t have to do quite so much slicing and dicing.

As an overall juicer, then, it delivers on its most important job!

What makes this an even easier juicer to recommend, however, is the extra functionality it provides.

As well as being one of Omega’s best performing juicers, it can also be used for a number of other tasks.

You can extrude pasta with it, make baby food, grind coffee beans, prepare frozen desserts and make nut butter.

Although you won’t get the same kind of results as you would from a dedicated appliance, the results are still surprisingly good.

In terms of juice yield and performance, as well as bonus functionality, the Omega NC900HDC is clearly the best all-rounder.

Pros

  • Easy to take apart for cleaning, and then put back together again.
  • Does a great job of tacking both soft fruits and tough leafy greens.
  • Hugely versatile. As well as making great juice, you can use it for pasta, grinding, baby foods and plenty more.
  • Tougher than many other Omega juicers, thanks largely to a stainless steel construction.
  • 15 Year Warranty makes the upfront cost easier to swallow.

Cons

  • Not the company’s cheapest juicer.
  • Weighs approximately 13 lbs. That’s good for stability on the countertop, but you’ll likely want a permanent home for this machine.
  • It’s also quite wide. Again, consider your countertop space carefully before buying.
  • Although it’s one of the toughest Omega machines, there’s still some plastic in the build.

(If you want to learn more about this particular Omega juicer, have a read through my Omega NC900HDC review.)

Omega VSJ843QS Vertical Slow Masticating Juicer

If space is at a premium, then you might want to look into buying a vertical Omega masticating juicer.

Not only do these have a shallower footprint on your countertop, they also increase the yield you get from soft fruits in particular.

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The VSJ843QS is Omega’s flagship vertical low speed juicer.

It operates at an ever slower speed than the  Omega NC900HDC as well, working the produce at a low speed of just 43 RPM.

That not only reduces the introduction of heat and oxygen to the juice even further, it also means the VSJ843QS is one of the quietest juicers in the Omega range.

Once processed, the automatic pulp ejection system cleanly spits the processed produce out. The pulp is remarkably dry.

Very little pulp makes it into the final drink either, and the containers are big enough that you can work through a lot of fruit and veg before you need to empty them.

One slight pain point with this vertical juicer is its relatively narrow feeding chute.

It’s not a deal-breaker by any means, but it does mean you’ll need to spend a little more time on prep work.

More convenient is the auto cleaning system that represents one of this juicer’s biggest selling points.

There are clever wiper blades located in the interior of the juicer, which move constantly during operation. These keep the juicing screen cleared continuously, and makes it very easy to clean overall.

Don’t get me wrong, there is still some cleaning work to be done afterwards! Anything that makes life easier is fine by me though.

In summary, I think the VSJ843QS is not just Omega’s best vertical juicer, but one of the best vertical juicers from any brand.

The yield is excellent, it’s easier to clean and care for than many equivalent appliances, and it feels really durable as well.

It is quite a pricey appliance though, so you will pay a premium for the extra convenience.

Still, if you need to save space and want a vertical Omega juicer, this is the one to go for.

Pros

  • Great yield from a high-performance vertical juicer.
  • Everything’s solidly built and that’s backed up by a typically generous 15 year Omega warranty.
  • A really useful self-cleaning mechanism.
  • A Contemporary, eye-catching design.
  • Excellent at handling softer produce in particular.
  • Automatic pulp ejection system works perfectly.

Cons

  • A great all-rounder, but it struggles to get a high yield from wheatgrass and very soft fruits in particular.
  • The low speed is great for noise and high quality juice, but it does take longer to get the job done. That’s the trade-off between slow juicers and high speed juicers.
  • Quite a heavy unit, so you’ll need a permanent home for it. Helpful for stability though.
  • Struggles a little with harder veggies, which means a little reversing.

Omega H3000D Cold Press 365 Juicer

Not everyone has the money to throw at a top of the range appliance. In these review roundups I always try to include an affordable option that doesn’t make too many compromises.

The Omega H3000D has by far the lowest barrier to entry in terms of price, yet it still delivers a decent juice.

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You’re obviously not going to get the very best of the Omega world from the H3000D, but it does a better job of juicing than similarly priced juicers from other brands.

Like some other Omega juicers in this roundup I think the feeding chute is a little narrow, and so you have to do a little more prep work to get started.

The pulp is also a little wet, something that’s particularly noticeable when working with very soft fruits.

That said the juice is extracted at a reasonably slow 90-110 RPM. I think all but the most fanatical juicing enthusiasts will be pretty satisfied with the results.

It’s also quite simple to disassemble for cleaning, and then put back together. That’s one of the benefits of a simpler machine overall.

What’s the verdict here, then?

Well, I think it’s a good little juicer. You’re missing some of the fancier bells and whistles of other models, but it’s a great way to access the Omega brand in a way that won’t break the bank.

If you’re looking for a good juicer and you’re not going to be working the thing night and day, this might well be the best Omega juicer for you.

Pros

  • A budget focused Omega that doesn’t make too many compromises.
  • A good Omega machine for beginner – or occasional – juicers in particular.
  • Very simple to take apart for cleaning, then put back together again!
  • Quite operation, despite the slightly faster speed.

Cons

  • Narrow feeding chute means you’ll need to do some prep work.
  • Not the slowest masticating juicer, but not so fast that the juice is overly compromised.
  • You’ll likely need to strain the remaining pulp out of the juice.
  • Certain components are prone to breaking if not handled carefully.

Omega MM900HDS Medical Medium Slow Masticating Celery Juicer

The MM900HDS is effectively a tweaked version of Omega’s classic 8006 HDS.

As the name suggests though, it’s been given a few extra tools to help it tackle tough ingredients such as leafy greens – and celery specifically.

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For general juicing the MM900HDS features a particularly powerful motor which helps it chew through those really tricky ingredients.

To help keep a steady stream of celery juice flowing though, Omega’s included an end cap designed especially for the job.

This works the celery through the juicer much more efficiently, ensuring you get every last drop of juice out of it. That’s good for your drinks and good for your grocery budget!

As a juicer that’s dedicated to tackling very specific ingredients though, it’s important to know that the MM900HDS does have its limitations.

It works less efficiently, for example, when juicing very soft fruits. You end up with a fair bit of pulp in the juice, so be prepared to give it a good strain before drinking it.

It’s a little bit trickier to clean in general as well, and so you need to be prepared to put some elbow grease into the clean up stage.

You’ll also want a permanent home for this celery juicer. It’s one of the heaviest juicers on the market, and so you won’t want to drag it in and out of storage.

It’s all a bit of a balancing act really.

If you’re laser-focused on celery juicing, you won’t mind the extra effort that goes into cleaning and maintenance of this machine. That extra work’s more than compensated for by the high yield.

It’s very much a niche juicer, in other words. If you’re working with a lot of celery though, then this is a very easy choice.

Pros

  • The ultimate Omega juicer for celery juice fanatics!
  • Dedicated end cap for celery turbo-charges the yield from this ingredient.
  • Equally effective at tackling tough ingredients and other leafy greens.
  • Intensive juicing mechanism improves yield and reduces your grocery bills.

Cons

  • The clean up process is a little more intense than with other Omegas.
  • Very much a niche machine. It does work with soft produce – just not as well.
  • The brush that’s included isn’t ideal for cleaning some of the smaller holes.
  • A great celery juice yield, but it’s quite a slow process.
  • Some fibers remain in the juice. Be prepared to strain it before drinking.

Omega Compact Slow Speed Multi-Purpose Nutrition System Juicer

As well as including a budget option, I also like to include a compact option in my buying guide. I know the pain of having a small kitchen all too well.

Although it’s some 20% smaller than Omega’s popular 8006, it still packs in a surprisingly solid performance.

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I’m not sure I quite agree with the company that it’s well-suited for travel purposes, but it’s definitely a great low speed masticating juicer if you’ve little countertop space to spare.

You can think of this as a smaller version of the Omega NC900HDC. It’s not quite as effective, but it’s the best of the bunch if size and storage is the most pressing issue you have.

Like the NC900HDC, you get a surprising amount of versatility from this compact juicer too.

As well as achieving a good yield from soft and hard fruits and vegetables, you can also use this for certain other tasks.

Think extruding pasta, grinding coffee, making nut butter and preparing baby foods. It wont entirely replace your food processor, but I always appreciate this kind of flexibility.

Truth be told I would be much less likely to turn to this particular juicer for those tasks, but it is just about up to the job.

Does this all sound a bit negative? Perhaps, but I don’t think you should be too put off if space is really at a premium.

You still get better performance from this juicer than any equivalent model from a different brand. It’s more about context when you’re talking about “the best of the best” here.

Pros

  • A smart, compact design that’s well-built.
  • Can tackle a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.
  • Versatile and can take on other soft produce kitchen chores.
  • Produces high quality juice with very little foam.

Cons

  • Pulp comes out a little wet.
  • The feed chute is quite narrow so prep work is required.
  • Juice container is relatively small – but then it is a compact machine!
  • Can struggle a little with carrots and apples in particular.

Omega Juicer Buyer’s Guide

Still want to carry on researching the best Omega juicers for your own home? Here are some of the things you’ll need to think about.

How Do Omega Juicers Work?

Regardless of the model you choose, Omega very specifically focuses on slow masticating juicers.

When it comes to getting great juice quality and yield, these appliances are always superior to centrifugal juicers.

Centrifugal juicers rotate at a spectacularly high speed – many 1000s of RPMs. That’s great for speed and convenience (and many people love them for it), but this speed has an impact on the end result.

The problem is twofold: heat and oxygen. Both of these are generated in great quantities in a centrifugal juicer.

Combine these two element and you have a recipe for a juice that lacks a lot of its nutritional potential. It won’t store in the refrigerator for as long either, which is annoying when you want to make a bigger batch ahead of time.

What makes a masticating juicer different, then?

First and foremost, a masticating juicer operates at a much slower pace. Inside you’ll find a screw-like device which is called an auger.

You add your produce, the auger turns, and the ingredients are intensely crushed against it. Every last drop of juice is extracted, leaving nothing but a dry pulp behind.

Not only do you get more juice from a masticating juicer, you get a more nutritional juice in the process.

It’s a slower process overall, but the end result is far superior. It’ll also store for longer in the refrigerator.

Do I Need A Vertical Or A Horizontal Omega Juicer?

Much of this is going to depend on the kind of kitchen countertop room you have to play with.

Vertical Omega Juicers

If you’ve got a small kitchen, you’ll likely favor a vertical masticating juicer for obvious reasons. Just check the measurements carefully, particularly if you want to locate it beneath your kitchen cabinets.

Intriguingly, these vertical juicers also give you a higher yield. That’s largely due to a wider auger, which captures more of the produce.

Horizontal Omega Juicers

On the other side of the argument, you have the horizontal Omega juicer.

As you can probably imagine, these take up a little more space on the actual countertop, but are much shorter. It’s really a case of working with the space that you have.

Although the auger is typically narrower on these appliances, you still get a very good yield. They’re also a little cheaper in general, and are comparatively easy to clean.

Finally, they offer more versatility. By using different attachments, you can cover off some unexpected jobs like mincing or extruding pasta.

If you’re buying first and foremost because you want an incredible juicer, that’s obviously not going to be a priority.

That said, it’s an interesting way of looking at the space issue. If you can get more jobs done with the same appliance, a big machine might actually be a more effective use of your space.

How Often Will You Use It?

Be honest with yourself here.

If you’re just getting started, you might be better off getting one of the more versatile Omega juicers that can handle lots of different ingredients.

That way you can experiment until you find ingredient combinations that really work for your newfound health drive.

If you’re going to be a relatively light user and you have a busy day, focus on a machine that’s easy to take apart, and easy to clean too.

What Ingredients Will You Use?

This follows on from the last section.

Some Omega juicers work fantastically well as versatile appliances that can do a lot of jobs very well indeed.

Others are designed for tackling particularly tricky ingredients like leafy greens and wheatgrass. The extra focus really helps here, as it takes a lot of work to get a high juice yield out of this sort of stuff.

As a general rule of thumb, vertical juicers are great if you’re planning to work with a lot of soft fruits and veggies.

Horizontal masticating juicers are better for the really tough ingredients like leafy greens.

Budget And Peace Of Mind

As a specialist juicer company, you won’t be surprised to learn that an Omega juicer requires a certain investment.

That said, there are some more affordable models that nevertheless do a fantastic job of keeping you in a steady stream of high quality juice.

The good news is that Omega offers some of the most generous warranties in the business. It’s not unusual for an Omega juicer to come with 10 – or even 15 – years of protection.

On the one hand, you need to make quite an upfront investment. On the other hand, you know your Omega juicer is going to last long enough for you to see a return on it.

As for honoring that warranty, Omega’s customer service has a great reputation. You can be confident that you’ll get the help you need, should you need it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Just to wrap things up, I wanted to answer some of the most common questions you have about Omega juicers in general.

Can You Put Omega Juicer Parts In The Dishwasher?

The most popular Omega juicers have parts that are marked as dishwasher safe.

These tend to be the items that need the most clean up care and attention, like the pulp and juice containers, and the juicing screen.

I’m as guilty as anyone of giving the owner’s manual a pretty cursory look when I get a new toy. This is one appliance type though where it definitely pays to read up.

Juicing can be messy, and it’s not good to let the gunk build up and dry in the crooks and crannies of your appliance.

Obviously you can’t put the motor unit in the dishwasher, but do get into the habit of giving it a good wipe down with a damp cloth after you’ve used it.

Are Omega Juicers BPA Free?

It depends on the model, so please check the manufacturer’s listing carefully. Reach out to the vendor if the information isn’t clear.

Many of the latest Omega juicers are BPA free, and so if you’re buying a modern model this likely won’t be a problem.

Unfortunately it’s something you need to check on an individual basis if you want to be really sure.

Where Are Omega Juicers Made?

At the time of publishing this guide, all Omega juicers are manufactured in South Korea.

The country has a great international reputation for producing high quality appliances, to design specifications that originate overseas.

Some earlier models (still available as old inventory or second hand) were manufactured in China.

Which Omega Juicer Is Best For Celery?

Two models are consistently cited as the best Omega juicers for tackling celery in particular.

The Omega MM900HDS and the Omega J8006HDS Nutrition Center are both popular options.

Personally I favor the former, as it comes with an adjustable end cap designed specifically for the task, and you get really good results.

If you want to find out more, have a read of my guide to the best celery juicers you can buy.

Can Omega Juicers Grind Meat?

Like so many other things it depends on the exact Omega juicer you’re talking about.

Check the listing carefully. Some models – past and present – have a collection of nozzles designed for non-juicing tasks.

If the Omega juicer you’re interested in does have this functionality, it tends to be listed quite prominently in the product description.

This goes without saying, but please make sure you clean your Omega juicer really, really thoroughly after using it for this kind of task.

That’s the kind of drink no one wants to start their day with…