Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the best new and newish appliances for March 2014:

Kenwood Multi Pro Excel Food Processor
Kenwood Multi Pro Excel Food Processor (FPM910, RRP $699)
A unique in-bowl drive system delivers optimum speeds from the same motor for different tasks. The slow speed can be used for chopping or making dough, the middle speed for whisking and juicing and the high speed for blending and milling.
Sunbeam MultiProcessor Compact Duo
Sunbeam MultiProcessor Compact Duo (LC6000, RRP $199)
Combining a processor with a jug blender, this new marvel from Sunbeam has a 1,000-watt, direct drive motor and comes with slicing and shredding discs and whisking attachments.
Tefal Master Valet Garment Steamer
Tefal Master Valet Garment Steamer (RRP $199).
This garment steamer is the first vertical steamer with a flat surface to hold the garment in place whilst steaming.
Kambrook 2400W Fan Heater
Kambrook 2400W Fan Heater (KFH600, RRP $49.95)
With two heat settings plus fan only, this variable thermostat heater offers and portable and compact solution to chilly weather this winter.
IXL Vent ‘n’ Lite Deluxe
IXL Vent ‘n’ Lite Deluxe (10364, RRP $160)
This premium ventilation solution combines powerful extraction, halogen lights and a 2-speed fan and is ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, laundry and toilet applications.
Breville Smart Kettle Pure
Breville Smart Kettle Pure (BKE830, RRP $149)
The 2,400-watt concealed element provides a rapid boil to the thermal shock resistant Schott glass jug, which has five temperature settings and is ideal for brewing speciality teas.
Smeg Freestanding 6-Star Dishwasher
Smeg Freestanding 6-Star Dishwasher (DWA315W, RRP $1,590)
Australia’s first 6-Star WELS dishwasher can wash and rinse a full load using only 10 litres of water. Also available in black and stainless steel, this dishwasher has 15 place settings.
Beurer Kitchen Scales
Beurer Kitchen Scales (KS19 Fresh, RRP $39.95)
A slim, flat glass surface that can measure up to 5 kilograms, this unit also adjusts to measure fluids and solids.
Panasonic Inverter Microwave
Panasonic Inverter Microwave (NN-SE792S, RRP $639)
With inverter technology, food in this 44-litre microwave is cooked evenly and gradually, unlike conventional models.
Glen Dimplex Alameda Optimyst 3D Electric Suite
Glen Dimplex Alameda Optimyst 3D Electric Suite (RRP $1,999)
The patented technology in this heater allows for fully variable flame and smoke effect operation, while the 3D flame effect can be used independently of heat.
Russell Hobbs Colour Control Blender
Russell Hobbs Colour Control Blender (20230AU, RRP $99)
This blender features titanium-coated blades are that four times tougher than stainless steel so they stay sharp while cutting through tough ingredients.