Best Citrus Presses: Motorised, Commercial & Handheld – more ways than one

A freshly squeezed cup of orange first thing in the morning is almost a luxury in our busy, demanding lives compared with the more common occurrence of the chilled out of the carton version.

Still being able to enjoy a glass or two of freshly squeeze orange juice, is not something too remotely difficult. Compared with the traditional hand-pressed version of a citrus juicer, a number of modern options provide a quick and worthwhile solution to fresh orange juice in the morning.

While slightly more pricey than the manual version, the following motorised citrus juicers, enable a quick cup of fresh orange juice to be had without breaking a sweat.

Best Motorised Citrus Press

Here is a look at each of these motorised citrus press.

Breville 800CPXL Die-Cast Stainless-Steel Motorized Citrus Press

The Breville 800CPXL is a powerful and quiet citrus press made from professional-grade brushed stainless steel and powered by industrial strength, whisper-quiet motor with a a revolutionary active-arm system. The one size fits all juicing cone maximises juice extraction while the drip stop juice spout makes sure you save every drop. Available in the UK as Sage by Heston Blumenthal the Citrus Press.


Epica Powerful Stainless Steel Whisper-quiet Citrus Juicer-70 Watt motor

Epica offers two reamers of different sizes to fit all fruit sizes and is powered by a quiet 70-watt motor to extract juice straight into the glass. The juice comes on automatically during operation, no on-off switch to push, just push the citrus fruit down and within seconds, get the juice you are after. Easy to clean heavy duty removable parts on a brushed stainless steel body with a small foot print, Epica tick all the boxes.

KRUPS ZX7000 Stainless Steel Electric Citrus Press with Manual and Automatic Settings, Silver

Krups is the only juicer that offers a removable drip tray like most espresso machines. It has a handle and press cover like Breville so no need to get your hands wet during operation. But if you choose to use the semi-manual method, switch the mode with the rotary switch and use it without the pressing arm. Either mode, the electric press with built-in sensors only activate the motors during juicing. It also has an anti-drip pouring spout to dispense juice straight into the glass. Power: 130-watt motor.

Juiceman JCJ4000S Stainless Steel Citrus Juicer

Enjoy freshly squeezed juice with the simple and easy to use Juice man Citrus Juicer. It comes with two interchangeable juicing cones for different sized fruits for small limes to grapefruits and anything in-between.  The pressure activated auto-start and auto-reverse juicing features make it easy to use. A pouring spout and pulp strainer allow you to finish the job without hassle. All parts of dishwasher friendly. Power: 40-watt motor.


Alessi Electric Citrus Juicer

Made from Thermoplastic Resin And Mirror Polished Stainless Steel 18/10 by the Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni, this compact electric quiet citrus juicer does not only look good but works great too. The spout can be positioned to open for dispensing, close to shut the juice in or all the way down for cleaning. It also doubles as a switch and helpful when you need to switch between glasses and prevent drips..



Cuisinart CCJ-500 Pulp Control Citrus Juicer: Housed in brushed aluminium with auto reversing reamer and final spin feature, the Cuisinart’s juicing cone accommodates small to large citrus fruits. It also has a snap-up spout that prevents dripping. Removable parts are dishwasher safe.

Best Commercial Citrus Press

Western Europe in summer from the gardens of the Palace of Versailles to the sandy beaches of Mediterranean Spain is awash with a range of these commercial stand citrus presses that appear to make light work out of juicing.

While traditionally reserved for the smaller citrus fruits, oranges and lemons, these press juicers have also been called in to service for fruits ranging from grapefruits to pomegranates. The design of these presses tap in to the natural design of physical transferring of energy – making light work out of what is typically a relatively energy demanding task.

Here is a look at each of these commercial citrus juicers.

New Star Foodservice 46878 Commercial Citrus Juicer, Enameled Black

Unidepot Commercial Manual Lever Press Citrus Juicer Heavy Cast Iron Steel Base and Stainless Steel Bowl

it may look a little rustic and unpolished, that is because its arm, crank, base and bowl holder is made from heavy iron.

Jupiter Large Commercial Juice Press

Jamba Appliances Citrus Juicer

Best Handheld Manual Citrus Press

Extremely popular among bar tenders and cocktail professionals, this handheld citrus press is perfect for the quick ‘drop’ of lemon or lime juice. A design that tunes in to the hands natural ability to squeeze in to a fist and the length of the handles provide a good grip.

Here is a look at each of these handheld manual citrus press.

Bellemain Premium Quality Stainless Steel Lemon Squeezer with Silicone Handles

Bru Joy Enameled Aluminum Double Bowl Lemon Squeezer, Yellow and Green