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Cold Press Juicer – How Much Pressure is Too Much?

This is a guest post by Dale Wettlaufer, the founder of Goodnature, and the inventor of the commercial cold press juicer. Some of the things that nature has taught us about making the best tasting juice: Don’t squeeze too hard Don’t squeeze too fast Although the natural tendency in a busy kitchen is to get…

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Spread the Juice – Australia

In this edition of “Spread the Juice” I stop in and speak with two up and coming juice companies in Australia – Liquefy Juice Co in Brisbane, and Cali Press in Sydney. Liquefy Juice Co – Brisbane Website: www.liquefyjuiceco.com.au Instagram: @liquefyjuiceco I caught up with David, the founder of Liquefy Juice Co and we had…

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The Roadhouse Cafe – Byron Bay, Australia

In this special edition of “Spread the Juice,” I spend some time with my friend Adam Coates, owner of The Roadhouse in Byron Bay, Australia. He shares some wisdom on cold pressed juice, and gives me a tour of the local farm that he has partnered with to bring the people of Byron true and…

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Juice Recipe – Sweet Potato Madness

Serving up some sweet potato sips sure sounds sinister, especially on Halloween, but sample some and see it’s a seriously-satisfying swig! Description: Sweet potato juice is a great source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin’s C and E as well as a host of other nutrients.  It may sound scary but combined with the…

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Spread the Juice – Tokyo, Japan

First article in a series titled “Spread the Juice,” where I visit my favorite customers in growing cold pressed juice markets and tell their story. Overview: The first time I went to Tokyo, it was for a short 3 day trip en-route to China. I didn’t do much exploring, and the juice market hadn’t gained…

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Determining Pounds of Produce for Recipes

If I want to mix my produce together for grinding per recipe, how much of each ingredient should I use in each batch? Great question and I’m glad you asked!  As you may have read in Charlie’s post,  “Mixing Produce or Grinding Separately, ” grinding your produce together will actually give you a higher yield.  But…

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How Much Produce to Buy

Guest post by Paul Baudier, cold pressed juice, raw food, and smoothie consultant.  How much produce should I plan on buying for my new cold pressed juice business? How much produce to order is a dilemma every operator faces. Do you under or overestimate? What is better for the bottom line? This can be as…

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Calculating Food Costs for Cold Pressed Juice

Food Cost Basics Under normal conditions, a food service establishment needs to keep average food cost under 34% of revenue in order to make a healthy profit. That being said, a retail store that sells bottled juice can achieve a lower food cost, and should strive for 20% – 25% average food cost for organic…

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Cold Pressed Juice Branding

How to build a strong cold pressed juice concept. By Kenny Lao, Culinary Task Force I’ve had the honor of speaking with loads of folks and companies who are interested in opening up their own restaurant concepts. I always learn just as much from them as I hope they learn from me! Recently I have…

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HACCP and SSOP Example for Cold Pressed Juice

Guest post by Eric Toussant, President of GlobalCert Food Safety, LLC For HACCP consulting services, contact Ari Sexner, juice business consultant. Download the example HACCP plan: New Juice Co HACCP Plan.zip Download the example SSOP program: New Juice Co. Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures HACCP Program Description: HACCP – Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points. HACCP is a…

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Cold Pressed Juice in Hawaii

Guest post – submitted by Kristal Muhich, owner of Kauai Juice Co The challenge of sourcing local produce I started a kombucha company 4 years ago thinking I was going to have access to all these great local tropical fruits here on Kauai, but as it turns out, our local food sources are very confined and…

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Mixing Produce or Grinding Separately

Should I juice every ingredient separately? This is definitely one of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Goodnature X-1 Cold-Press Juicer. In general, it is best to combine ingredients prior to grinding. We have found that when there is a nice mix of soft and fibrous fruits and vegetables, one can achieve at least 5%…

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