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Hamilton Beach Ensemble 3 cup glass bowl 72861 food chopper

This Hamitlon Beach food chopper was Fair in overall performance, and has

  • Push down to start controls
  • 1 speed(s)
  • 3 cup capacity
  • weighs 2 lbs.
  • Glass bowl
  • and the following accessories No additional accessories
  • 1 year warranty


The Hamilton Beach Ensemble 3 cup glass bowl 72861 is part of the Food processor & chopper test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Food processor & chopper models like the Ensemble 3 cup glass bowl 72861 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Claimed capacity: Capacity of choppers is as claimed by the manufacturer.

Chopping: We judged each model's proficiency at chopping onions, and almonds.

Pureeing: We judged each model¿s proficiency at puréeing peas and carrots.


Warranty (yrs.) Warranty The manufacturers' warranty on the food chopper.
Accessories Accessories Any additional accessories that may come with the chopper.


Controls Controls Type of controls.
Push down to start
Speeds Speeds The number of speeds the chopper has
Bowl handle Bowl handle Whether the bowl has a handle.