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Behind the Juice – A New Documentary Series About the Cold-Pressed Juice Industry

Over the last six months, I’ve been working on a new project that I’m calling “Behind the Juice,” a documentary series consisting of short 10-15 minute episodes where we go behind the scenes at the fastest growing and most well respected cold-pressed juice companies. In each episode, we meet the owners of a juice company,…

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Amazon Buys Whole Foods – What Does this Mean for Cold-Pressed Juice?

It’s been all over the news – Amazon agreed to purchase Whole Foods Markets in a cash deal for $13.7 Billion USD. Wow. There has been a ton of articles on how this will affect the grocery industry and Amazon as a company, but how will this affect juice? (If you prefer a quick video…

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How to Make Cold-Pressed Almond Oil or Walnut Oil

Making your own cold-pressed nut oils is a great alternative to purchasing costly cold-pressed oils or even the less expensive “refined” oils. Refined oils use heat during pressing which often destroys the delicate nutty flavor. Follow these 4 simple steps to make cold-pressed almond oil or walnut oil using the Goodnature Countertop CT7: Using raw…

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Preparing Produce for Juice

Should I peel, de-seed or remove? I get these types of questions a lot and have found that when prepping produce for juicing, the way you prep certain items will depend on functionality and your personal preferences. Here are some of my tips to help guide you: General Tips: Always wash produce thoroughly and use…

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6 Essential Recipes for Cold Pressed Juice

There’s a lot that goes into starting a juice business, or implementing a good juice program at a restaurant or grocery store. Deciding on a menu can be intimidating. Just do a quick search for juice recipes online and you will find literally thousands of options. Here’s the one tip I always give people getting…

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Juice Pulp Recipe: Vegan Basil Pesto

This our second recipe we’re posting that makes use of left over pulp. In the first recipe, we used left over carrot juice pulp to make delicious carrot cake cupcakes. In this recipe, we used the leftover pulp from cold-pressed almond mylk, but you could use pulp from cashew mylk and it would also be…

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7 Tips to Navigating the Health Department

When first getting into the business of food and beverage, it can be somewhat intimidating when you think about dealing with the health department. The good news is that the health department is usually pretty helpful and will either answer your questions or point you in the right direction to utilize resources that will help you find…

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Juice Pulp Recipe: Carrot Cake Cupcakes

A lot of our juice business clients ask us how they can put all of their leftover dry juice pulp / pomace to use in some way other than composting. Some of our clients have gotten creative by making dehydrated snacks, including the notable Forager Organic Vegetable Chips. We will be discussing additional creative ways…

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The Truth About HPP Juice

If you have purchased a major brand of cold-pressed juice lately, chances are it has undergone the process of HPP (High Pressure Processing). Since there is some confusion about the technology I want to describe the process of HPP,  dispel a few myths, and finally discuss why HPP is important and how it has helped…

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Cold-Pressed vs Centrifugal Juice – A Visual Comparison

Lots of people debate whether or not there really are differences between juice made using a press and juice made in a centrifugal juicer. Last year, we had the two types of juice analyzed by a certified food lab and published the results. The results showed that the nutrients in centrifugal juice break down much faster…

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