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    Fruit juice processing is one of the important processes to produce pure fruit juice in its raw form. From there, it can be mixed into many forms of canned juice widely distributed in the beverage market.

    What is meant by fruit juice processing? Steps to prepare fruit juice

    Fruit juice processing is the process of converting fruit into canned juice with a long shelf life, without losing the original taste of the fruit. Fruit juice processing includes the following stages:

    • Fruit raw material pretreatment: To select the fruits for the highest quality, not damaged, stamped, fresh, and succulent and cleaned before being put into the processing process.
    • Juice extraction: The process of squeezing from fresh fruit to raw juice, which contains many unnecessary impurities.
    • Clarification and filtration: Filter the fruit pulp mixed in the juice completely.
    • Homogenization: Bringing raw materials to the same general formula.
    • Deoxidation: Completely remove the oxygen present in the raw juice, to prolong the shelf life of the juice.
    • Concentration: Concentrating pure juice to prepare for the preparation stage according to the general recipe.
    • Composition adjustment: Depending on the type of beverage, it will be mixed according to the allowed quantity.
    • Packaging and sterilization: Put the juice into the available packaging, pack and sterilize in accordance with FDA regulations before being widely distributed to the market.
    Fruit juice processing includes many extremely complicated stages
    Fruit juice processing includes many extremely complicated stages

    Some popular fruit juices today

    Fruit juices are very popular for their taste and certain health benefits. Here are the most popular fruit juices today, you can refer to.

    Orange juice

    Orange juice contains a lot of vitamins and minerals that are good for health, especially for women. Drinking 1 glass of orange juice provides more than 50% of the body’s need for vitamin C for everyone. Orange juice, with its high content of healthful substances, is both a panacea for the skin, a health booster, a digestive aid, and a powerful anti-cancer agent. 

    However, you should note the use of orange juice with a moderate dose for people with stomach and duodenal diseases and are taking antibiotics. According to studies, a glass of orange juice after breakfast will make you much healthier.

    Orange juice is always the most favourite flavor of all time
    Orange juice is always the most favourite flavor of all time

    Grapefruit juice

    Grapefruit juice is a type of juice that provides an effective cooling effect thanks to the characteristic taste of grapefruit, the sweet taste of grapefruit juice has the effect of losing weight, dissolving belly fat quickly. The vitamins in grapefruit juice have the ability to detoxify and push toxins out of the body to help prevent cancer-causing agents.

    In addition, grapefruit juice contains lycopene, one of the substances that are said to be very good for the cardiovascular system, besides having high anti-cancer effects, grapefruit juice also helps to reduce the risk of stroke and infarction. cardiomyopathy, arteriosclerosis. But this is a juice that contains a lot of vitamin C.

    In addition, grapefruit juice contains lycopene, one of the substances that are said to be very good for the cardiovascular system, besides having high anti-cancer effects, grapefruit juice also helps to reduce the risk of stroke and infarction. cardiomyopathy, arteriosclerosis. But this is a juice that contains a lot of vitamin C and acids, so it is necessary to carefully study the effects of grapefruit juice and use it appropriately with the prescribed level to avoid abuse, which will cause dangerous side effects for the digestive system. our chemistry.

    Grapefruit juice is extremely good for anti-ageing
    Grapefruit juice is extremely good for anti-ageing

    Apple juice

    This is also one of the most effective weight loss juices for women. Apple juice has a large number of vitamins such as A, C, B1, B2, K … are antioxidants, which are very beneficial for the immune system and the body. This juice also helps treat anemia, chronic arthritis and helps lower cholesterol in the blood. Apple juice also contains the element boron, which helps keep bones healthy.

    Apple juice helps you improve resistance and immune system
    Apple juice helps you improve resistance and immune system

    Watermelon juice

    Watermelon juice has many miraculous health benefits. In addition to being a popular beverage, watermelon juice is also a very good natural medicine for the body. This juice helps in weight loss, boosts energy, supports strong bones, fights fatigue and helps with muscle recovery due to the high amount of amino acid called L-citrulline found in this fruit.

    Watermelon juice is the perfect summer drink
    Watermelon juice is the perfect summer drink

    Grape juice

    Grapes contain a wide range of health benefits that no other fruit can match. Grape juice has high anti-ageing ability, reduces and limits the formation of wrinkles, is the choice of many women. 

    Grapes are rich in minerals, including calcium, copper, iodine, phosphorus, iron and potassium. Grape juice can help with conditions like constipation, heart disease, gout, arthritis, tuberculosis, liver problems, hemorrhoids and various allergies. 

    Grape juice also helps to prevent colds, whiten teeth, lose weight, protect the heart, lower blood sugar, fight inflammation, help muscle recovery etc. In addition, drinking grape juice every day helps protect the heart and muscles. prevent cancers.

    Grape juice provides many essential minerals for the body
    Grape juice provides many essential minerals for the body

    Squash juice

    Squash juice is very cool, low in sugar and fat, known as a “panacea” for extremely effective fat loss. The researchers said that squash is very low in sodium, so it has a good therapeutic effect on arteriosclerosis, coronary artery disease, nephritis, edema, high blood pressure and obesity. In addition, squash juice also has many other uses such as preventing heatstroke, heatstroke, detoxifying light food poisoning, curing hot fever, thirst due to heat, etc. 

    However, you need to be a little careful because of squash. It has cool properties, so for those with a cold body, the dosage should be reduced a bit and increased gradually from less to more, should not be abused.

    Squash juice is suitable for dieters
    Squash juice is suitable for dieters

    Why are fruit juicers and extractors important in fruit processing? 

    The juicer is used to shorten the extraction time and increase efficiency. Juicers play an extremely important role in ensuring that the flavours and nutrients of the fruit are preserved during fruit juice processing.

    A good juicer should be one that is able to squeeze out the juice from fresh fruit efficiently. In addition, they must also have good filterability to shorten the effective filtration time. Besides, in order for the juicer to work effectively, you are required to classify the fruits by uniform size. Do not allow any hard impurities to enter the funnel during filtration and pressing.

    To choose the perfect juicer for your plant, rely on the following evaluation criteria:

    • The machine combines both the crushing and fruit juice processing, helping to optimize the juicing process for productivity and less time.
    • The machine must have a conical screw to be able to meet the extremely large capacity and juice production capacity.
    • The machine does not produce too much high-frequency noise and does not use materials that pollute the environment.
    • Parts in direct contact with raw materials must be made of stainless steel to ensure food hygiene and safety.
    Machines play a big role in ensuring the taste and nutrition of juices
    Machines play a big role in ensuring the taste and nutrition of juices

    Conclusion

    Fruit juice processing is one of the inevitable processes to get a product that is a delicious bottled fruit juice for you. In order for this process to achieve high productivity and produce qualified fresh juice, you need to focus on two main factors: fresh fruit and machinery. 

    Understanding fruit juice processing will help you operate the production more accurately and efficiently. If you still have a lot of questions about the beverage business, FOLLOW US now to update the most useful knowledge about this million-dollar industry.

    Lilian Nguyen
    Hi! I'm Lilian Nguyen. I'm an expert in OEM, ODM, private label beverage industry with 8 years of experience. I believe that it is crucial for companies to focus on the benefits which the product provides to their target customer and what does it mean to the community. When i am not working, i run a blog on making healthy snacks & drinks and join in a hiking club. I'm an expert in the beverage industry invited by Tan Do Beverage to work. I'm in charge of publishing articles, research articles on the beverage industry or anything healthy to help readers have a better view of what they are looking to do, prepare to do or are doing related to the beverage industry. Email: lilian.nguyen@tdfood.com.vn

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