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?


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.

  • 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
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    You can get immersion/stick blender with stainless steel shafts. They cost a lot more though – TFD Jul 29 '13 at 10:00
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    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. – Cascabel Aug 2 '13 at 14:39

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