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Engineering Cold Pressed Juice Equipment – A Letter From Eric

My Brother, Eric, is Vice President of Engineering at Goodnature, and sent out a wonderful email to myself and the other family members / Goodnature owners today. His words here describe exactly what cold pressed juice equipment is all about: All, I’ve been thinking about how to put in words what our goals are. One thing…

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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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24 Gallons of Juice in 36 Minutes (video)

People often ask about the validity of the “up to 20 gallons per hour” claim of the Goodnature X1 cold press juicer, so we decided to test it ourselves in our demonstration kitchen. In preparation, we purchased enough cucumbers to make a bit more than 20 gallons of juice (about 240 lbs), and to our…

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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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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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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 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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