If you have decided to buy a food processor for yourself or for giving away as a gift then it's a nice thing to buy the best one in the market. It is necessary understand first that, "best" is a relative term and changes from person to person.
However I am going to give a very short introduction to what sort of food processors are available today in the market today with top quality performance for reasonable price ranges.
After doing some market research I found that there are more than 50 manufacturers that have at least 1 food processor model available for selling in the competitive market. However here I am going to quickly give you names of the best 4 manufacturers who have a solid reputation in the electronics and home appliances market.
1) Cuisinart – This brand is one of the most popular one and has more than 200 different designs of food processors to make a choice with. All sorts of models starting with 4 cups till 20 cups of capacity are available.
Models with full size to hand held blenders are available too. Price range of these food processors varies from $ 20 to $ 1000. So there is a wide scope for selection of the exact model of your choice.
Average customer rating for these food processors is 4.5 out of 5. The most popular model for this brand is "Cuisinart DFP-14BCN 14-Cup Food Processor".
2) KitchenAid – This is another popular brand with more than 100 models to choose from. These models are available in the 3 cups to 12 cups capacity. These models come with good amount of accessories.
Price range of these models varies between $ 40 till $ 499. The most popular model for this brand is "KitchenAid KFP750CR 700-Watt 12-Cup Food Processor"
3) Hamilton Beach – These food processors have more than 30 models to choose from with a capacity of 6cups minimum to 14 cups maximum.
Price range of these varies from $ 50 till $ 200. The average customer rating for these food processors is 4.1 out of 5. The most popular model for this brand is "Hamilton Beach 70595 Big Mouth 14-Cup Food Processor"
4) Black & Decker – This brand is another very popular one with more than 20 models to choose from. You have a choice starting with as low as 3cups capacity that goes till 10 cup capacity.
The price range for these food processors varies from $ 20 $ till 100. The most popular model for this brand is "Black & Decker EHC650 3-Cup 2-Speed Food Chopper"