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I would like to know if anybody here might know of a glass food processor product name. I'm trying to avoid plastic. Any ideas?

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Some commercial food processors are available with metal bowls, although these models may be quite expensive.

You may may also wish to consider that many tasks a food processor is used for can be performed with a blender which typically do come with a glass pitcher, or with an immersion blender.

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Robot Coupe and Hobart are some that come to mind (in the US) that I've seen with metal bowls, but of course we're talking commercial food processors that are easily $1k+ for basic starter models like SAJ14SAJ touched on. Not sure I've ever seen a home use one with glass or metal, only blenders. It might be easier to look for specifically BPA-free (or whatever fancies you) plastic. – janeylicious Jul 29 '13 at 4:57
You can get immersion/stick blender with stainless steel shafts. They cost a lot more though – TFD Jul 29 '13 at 10:00
It can be hard to find good food processors or blenders with glass vessels. Due to the high power of better models, there is an increased shattering risk with glass... – SourDoh Jul 29 '13 at 19:29
Are you saying that whatever caused the shattering of the glass would not faze a plastic vessel? – Trancot Aug 1 '13 at 23:11
@Trancot Plastic is indeed much more shatter-resistant than glass; it tends to crack rather than actually shattering. You can compensate with thick glass, but if it does break, it's much more dangerous than plastic, especially in this case - it would likely shatter while the food processor is on, so the shards could get thrown all over. – Jefromi Aug 2 '13 at 14:39

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