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Cold pressed juice

Understanding Shelf Life of Cold-Pressed Juice

When speaking to clients, we get a lot of questions about shelf life. We try not to give a definite answer because the truth is it depends on a lot of factors and it’s very complicated.  In this post I will attempt to explain the basics of what affects shelf life in raw cold-pressed juice. [Disclaimer:…

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Cold Pressed Cocktail Recipes

These recipes were prepared using the Goodnature Countertop CT7 commercial juice press. 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…

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Organic Farm Tour – Nagano, Japan

The Shinkansen bullet train is quiet and fast like a 200 MPH speeding ghost that rips through the rural Japanese landscape. Sitting on the train I see a powerful, perfect mountain with just the right amount of clouds hovering over the peak. Nori Ko, owner of Sunshine Juice, says to me “It’s about a 2 hour…

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Spread the Juice – South Korea

Seoul – A Prime Juice Market One of the first things you’ll notice when visiting Seoul for the first time is the quantity of cafes and coffee shops. Seoul literally has more cafes per capita than any other city in the world. There are over 15,000 cafes in a country of under 50 Million people.…

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The Gift of Juice

I recently traveled to the countryside of Thailand to train Muay Thai (Thai kickboxing) for two weeks at a gym by the name of Sitmonchai, located in the Kanchanaburi province West of Bangkok by about 2 hours driving. Training at Sitmonchai is an otherworldly experience. Literally waking up by the crow of a rooster, our day…

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Top 5 Tips for Starting a Juice Business

Opening a juice business seems pretty straight forward. You make juice, and you sell it. Easy money. Well, there are some things you need to figure out before everything can be open and operating. After working with hundreds of new juice companies, I have compiled a short list of tips that will keep you from running…

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Moon Juice – California

Spread the Juice Special Feature Walking into Moon Juice is an experience. Something about the lighting, the abundance of wood, and the surrounding health products is uplifting and energizing. I can’t help but think about what health food and herbal supplement stores were like 5 years ago. Not like this. There was nothing “cool” about…

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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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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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