Oster Pro 1200 Dual Direction Smart Food Processor

Last updated: September 15, 2022


Although it's limited in the types of foods it can handle, the Oster Pro can expertly crush coffee beans and ice. It's also among the easiest to clean of all the food processors, with a removable blade and a dishwasher-friendly bowl.

We looked at the top Food Processors and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Food Processor you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: An easy-to-clean food processor with a dishwasher-friendly bowl and removable blade.

In our analysis of 36 expert reviews, the Oster Pro Dual Direction Smart Food Processor placed 12th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

You can make everything fresh and delicious with the Oster Pro 1200 Plus’ versatility and performance. The powerful motor starts up with 1200 watts of power that consistently crushes ice, pulverizes greens and turns frozen fruit into a smooth sorbet. Seven speeds including 3 pre-programmed Smart Settings; take the guess work out of blending and food prep, providing simple one-touch controls for salsas, milkshakes and smoothies at the touch of a button. Featuring a 50% larger blade system (compared to previous Oster blender models) and patented Dual Direction Blade Technology; that blends in forward and reverse motion, optimizing blade power and allowing ingredients to move down into the jar for faster, easier blending; 5-cup BPA-free food processing bowl, stainless steel slicing disk and chopping blade; 24 ounce Blend-N-Go; cup included. Better Blending Tip:Cut up fresh fruit ingredients and freeze in individual portions, then just grab out of the freezer and blend up a smoothie in no time!

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The Oster's blender jar is dishwasher safe and the blade is removable, which makes for easy cleaning.
This model performed good in our noise test using a sound meter to measure decibels.

What reviewers didn't like

The Oster Pro 1200 Plus Blender was able to grind coffee beans and crush ice without issue, but the ice cream in our milkshake ended up curdled.
Attachment to a blender, can not be sold separately
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