Author: Ari Sexner

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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Juice Bar Regulations: 7 Tips to Help You Navigate the Health Department

When first getting into the business of food and beverage, it can be somewhat intimidating when you think about dealing with local juice bar regulations and 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…

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Implementing Made-to-Order Pressed Juicing

With the release of the Goodnature M-1, operations are now able to produce a truly high quality pressed juice right in front of the guest when ordered. This will be the next trend in juicing, setting the early adopters apart from the competition. Many customers waiting for their M-1’s on order have been inquiring about…

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Cold-Pressed Salad Dressing Recipes for the Seasons

By Ari Sexner Try these flavorful salad dressings made from cold pressed juice! As promised during my Create Amazing Recipes workshop at JuiceCon, here are the salad dressing recipes I created that highlight seasonal ingredients. When you use ingredients that are in season, you are using produce that is fresher, more nutritious, and has a…

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How to Make Cold-Pressed Nut 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. Using a cold-press to extract oil from nuts and seeds is easy and efficient. Follow these 4 simple steps to…

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How to Prepare 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 on our juice presses, 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…

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Cold-Pressed VS Centrifugal Juice – Part 1: Real Nutritional Data

Written by juice business consultant Ari Sexner, and Charlie Wettlaufer, CEO. Parts 2 and 3 of this series will include shelf life and yield testing. Introduction I have found it difficult sometimes to explain the health benefits of using a cold-press juicer over a centrifugal juicer without any hard evidence. Truth be told, eating two…

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Cold Pressed Cocktail Recipes

Cold-Pressed Cocktails The easiest way to add cold-pressed juice into your favorite cocktail is to consider the flavor profile of the drink you want to recreate. If it is on the savory side, try to use more vegetable juices to replace some of the pre-made mixes. Or if it’s sweet, try out some different types…

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