Orange juice is 100% juice from oranges. Or is it? The answer, it seems, depends on where in the world you are. The US, for example, has 12 subcategories of orange juice. Photo: iStock.

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Navigating complex global rules for soft drinks

By Oliver Leedam, principal regulatory analyst, Leatherhead Food Research

For soft drink and fruit juice manufacturers looking to expand into new geographies, understanding global regulations is vital. However, this is no mean feat.

'Judge reached correct conclusion based on FDA policy' - attorney

Special edition: Joy in juice and smoothies

Ocean Spray ‘No Sugar Added’ 100% juice suit stalls


High-profile US food attorney Steven Shapiro says a US federal court reached the correct decision last month by granting a partial motion a case against Ocean Spray for a ‘No Sugar Added’ claim.

DrinkPreneur Live 2014: OOb takes Tesco prize in final shootout


DrinkPreneur Live 2014: OOb takes Tesco prize in final shootout


Green-tea based drinks brand OOb took first prize at the inaugural DrinkPreneur event in London yesterday, winning high praise from judges including Tesco soft drinks buying manager David Beardmore.

Matt Rutherford, senior VP business development, Avure at Pack Expo

Dispatches from Pack Expo

Avure: $5bn HPP market growing 11-15% a year

By Jenny EAGLE

Avure has launched the QFP 525l-600 (525 liters) HPP processing machine at Pack Expo, in Las Vegas, with the first machine going on sale in December.

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2011 UK carbonate sales fizz while fruit juice stalls

By Ben Bouckley

UK volume sales of fruit juices and dilutables fell last year, according to a new report from the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) but carbonates, smoothies and sports drinks all saw growth.

Juna aims to cause Andean stir in UK juice sector

Juna aims to cause Andean stir in UK juice sector

By Ben Bouckley

Juice startup Juna claims that it will shake-up the UK juice market following the recent launch of a new all-natural nectar range made mango, lulo, guanabana and mora fruits.

Western European consumers view fruit juice as a 'commodity' product

Private label juice boom sparks consolidation push

By Guy Montague-Jones

The rise of private label fruit juice is having a big impact on the juice industry, sparking a wave of consolidation. A mooted merger between Agrana Juice Holding and Ybbstaler Fruit Austria in Europe is the latest example.

EFSA rejects claim linking calcium-fortified juices and tooth demineralisation


EFSA rejects health claims for fruit juice, water

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority health claims panel has turned in two negative opinions for separate claims that sought to link calcium-fortified fruit juice and tooth demineralisation; and water consumption and dehydration.


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