Product Review: Cuisinart MFP-107 Elite Collection 7-Cup Food Processors
Price Range: $50 – $100
Who Would Buy This: Those shopping for medium-sized, affordable food processor from a renowned brand.
- Incredibly user-friendly – Using the MFP-107 couldn’t be easier with its push-button lid system and simple touch-pad controls.
- Cuisinart’s SealTight Advantage system has two important roles. It seals the bowl to prevent any excess spillage and also locks the blade to ensure maximum safety.
- Stainless steel blades ensure that this food processor can hold up to regular daily use and chop/slice through produce with ease.
- The dough blade kneads dough very impressively well. Bread lovers take note.
- Included is a BPA-free 7-cup work bowl with clear measurement markings and easy-pour spout which makes the task of pouring liquids mess-free.
- Under-unit cord storage makes things neat and tidy by ensuring no unsightly cord is taking up space on your worktop.
- Dishwasher-safe removable parts make cleaning up considerably quicker. Just stick the parts in the dishwasher and put your feet up.
- Cuisinart’s long warranty process means that it can take up to 6 weeks to have a defect machine replaced. Plus the customer has to pay for shipping.
- The machine isn’t good at shredding small produce such as baby carrots due to the two large holes on the cutting blade which can result in the produce falling through the holes.
Guarantee: 3-year limited warranty (parts & labor).
Value for money?
The Elite Collection of food processors from Cusinart has power, performance and ease of use all down. The attractive price of the Cuisinart MFP-107 makes it a great deal for those wanting to process food in only relatively low volumes. It does have its drawbacks however, so bear them in mind. Those in particular wanting to shred produce frequently should consider a different product.
Reports from consumers of units failing within the first year of ownership are a bit concerning. However, the overall failure rate seems to be quite low.