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20+ Must Read Articles if You’re Starting a Juice Business

Since we started the first commercial juicing blog in 2014, we have been writing articles on every aspect of juicing from creating recipes, buying produce, making juice, and even calculating profit while running a juice bar. Below are more than twenty articles that our readers find the most educational. Managing a Juice Business The Four…

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Is Beet Juice the Next Major Juicing Trend?

A few years ago, my friend Nori Ko (owner of sunshine juice in Tokyo) informed me that he knows a long distance runner that consumes 1 liter of beet juice per day for 5 days before a race. Since then, I’ve heard of other athletes consuming beet juice as part of their nutritional plan as…

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Norwalk Closes its Doors?

There’s a rumor circulating that Norwalk has closed it’s doors for good and has gone out of business. This was posted on the Pure Juicer and Norwalk Facebook group on October 13th: Also, their website, norwalkjuicers.com, has been down for three days: So, the story seems to check out (for now). I have mixed feelings…

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Is The Juice You’re Buying Actually Raw? Here’s How to Tell

Did you know that juice companies are legally allowed to label the juice as “raw” even if it’s not? That’s because there’s no “standard of identity” for the term “raw” under FDA guidance. Additionally, businesses are not required to label if the juice has been pasteurized or HPP’d, since processing steps don’t need to go…

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How to Quickly Cool Down Juice

It is very important to cool the juice down as quickly as possible to avoid time and temperature abuse. Making sure the juice quickly reaches proper temperature will keep it bright, fresh, and tasting great longer. When making juice commercially, you are probably making juice in large batches. While large, national producers of cold-pressed juice…

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Why Not to Pasteurize Cold Pressed Juice

Our customers are always asking about how to extend the shelf life of cold-pressed juice. Basically, it comes down to a few options: Acidity, time and temperature, and other natural methods – to get an extra few days High Pressure Processing (HPP) – to get about 30-45 days shelf life Heat Pasteurization (Flash, HTST) –…

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Juice Bars are Eligible for The Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The government is rolling out a new type of COVID relief, specifically for restaurants and they are calling it the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Juice bars, restaurants, and bars are eligible. The official description of the program: “This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business…

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Achieving Maximum Hourly Output from Your Juicer

Let’s start with a single question quiz: Amy needs to produce 40 bottles of juice. Her commercial juicer is rated to produce a maximum of 40 bottles of juice per hour. She is juicing by herself. How long will it take her to make the juice from start to finish? A. 30 minutes B. 1…

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How To Store Produce for Juice

Should I store all of my produce for juice in the refrigerator? This is a common question from both the at-home juicer (especially when preparing for a juice cleanse) and the commercial juicer. Where I find most of the confusion lies is with the fact that not all produce REQUIRES refrigeration in order to stay…

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Adding Pureed Fruit to Your Fresh Juice Recipes (Why & How-To)

If you’ve ever tried juicing a mushy (or un-juiceable) fruit only to end up with a tough-to-drink mess, this guide is for you. We often get asked about juicing fruits like mangoes, kiwis, berries, and peaches. People are used to seeing these fruits in the “juices” that are found on the supermarket shelves. These  blended…

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The 10 Best Vegetables for Juicing

Making green juice, vegetable juice or fruit juice with vegetables? Then you need to know which veggies are best for juicing. This list contains the most nutritious vegetables you should include in your juice recipes. At the end, we’ll list a few veggies that you should NOT juice. Let’s dive right in to the healthiest…

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Comparing M-1 vs X-1 Mini vs X-1 Juice Presses

Quick overview Before we get into the details, I think it’s important to give a quick overview of our three most popular cold-press juicers: M-1: The Goodnature M-1 is our smallest available commercial juice press, that is meant for making a single serving of juice per press (about 16 – 20 ounces) in under 3…

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Keeping Juice Fresh – Time and Temperature Abuse

I was in LA back in 2015, and my friend Adam was visiting from Australia to do some research about the juicing industry. I organized a factory tour for us of what was (at the time) the fastest growing, potentially most recognizable brand of cold-pressed juice in LA. I won’t mention the name, but let’s…

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