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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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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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Juice Makers Association Now Open for Membership

Juice Makers Association now open for membership!   Why the JMA Exists Ever since cold-pressed juice became a real industry, it has faced challenges. And no, I’m not talking about the inherent challenges of running a raw juice business – high cost of goods, short shelf life, expensive labor costs, equipment costs, and overhead. I’m…

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Best Commercial Cold Press Juicers for 2021

The Best Cold-Press Juicers for Home M-1 Cold-Press Juicer The M-1 is a true cold press and makes the highest quality and best tasting juice available. Even though the M-1 is a commercial juicer, it is used and loved by serious home juicers worldwide. If you have the space and the budget for it, you…

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How Juice Companies are Dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic

We sent out a survey regarding the pandemic to our email list last week and it was completed by over 400 juice businesses. I’ve learned a lot form this data, conversations with entrepreneurs, and the discussion going on at the Goodnature Community Forums. I hope that sharing this with you—along with some useful tips—may help…

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Goodnature World Juicing Championship 2019 – Video and Winning Recipes

At JuiceCon 2019 we launched the premiere of the World Juicing Championship, with six contestants from five countries. Prizes included thousands of dollars in cash, a Goodnature M-1, and the title of World Juicing Champion. Watch all the action below! Goodnature WJC 2019 – World Juicing Championship Full Event Video The Winning Recipes Best Bottled…

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The “Raw Almonds” You’re Buying Aren’t Actually Raw

I had a really interesting conversation with Brooke Rewa, founder of Goodmylk, and she explained to me something that was shocking to me, and I’m surprised I hadn’t already known: Nearly all the almonds for sale in the US are pasteurized. Even the ones labeled “raw”. They are either cooked with heat, or sprayed with…

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JuiceCon 2019 Highlights

We just wrapped up JuiceCon 2019 – this year in Miami, Florida. Wow! What a turn out and what an amazing event. Last year after the first JuiceCon I thought “oh my gosh, how could we possibly make JuiceCon better next year?” We managed to pull it off.  But now… the same thought crosses my…

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Introducing the Goodnature World Juicing Championship

Submissions for the 2019 contest have closed. Meet the 2019 contestants and judges here. Mission of the Goodnature World Juicing Championship The WJC has been developed to help encourage creativity in the juicing world and show the food and beverage industry that juicing can be exciting and fun. Too often we see the same basic…

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How Virtue Juice Bar Offers On-Demand Cold-Pressed Juice

As recently featured on GoodDay Sacramento, Virtue Juice Bar is the first juice bar to offer made-to-order pressed juice. Offering real pressed juice on-demand has been attempted many times, but I’ve never seen a juice bar successfully pull it off until now. The issue in the past has been that the process required to do…

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Juice Served Here is Returning as a Wholesale Beverage Brand

Exciting news Thursday as Juice Served Here announced that they are returning this fall as a wholesale brand. According to an article on BevNET, JSH will “potentially feature 20 SKUs in multiple categories, including cold-pressed juice, cold-pressed lemonade, sports drinks, kombucha, and coffee.”   View this post on Instagram   JUICE | served here is…

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Juice Companies Using Term “Wellness Shot” Receive Cease and Desist Letters

Multiple juice companies have received cease and desist letters for using the term “Wellness Shot” in their marketing and packaging. The letter demands that the companies immediately cease using the term, enter into a written agreement, and pay the “costs for resolution, which generally, if the matter is resolved in a straightforward manner and without…

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