FDA may change the standard of identity for pasteurized orange juice to lower the beverage’s minimum Brix level – or soluble solids content – which influences sweetness and certain nutrients, at the behest of Florida citrus stakeholders depending on consumer...
Players in Brazil’s orange juice industry have been investigating a technique known as densification, whereby more citrus trees are planted in the same area to increase yield. We catch up with CitrusBR’s Tatiana Campos to learn about the productivity...
Unlike most sugar reduction solutions on the market, BlueTree Technologies isn’t replacing sugar with a substitute. Meet the Israeli start-up working with ‘simple’ technology to remove disaccharides from milk and juice.
The original founder of the orange and grapefruit juice brand Uncle Matt’s Organic once again is at the helm after buying back the company with help from a “dream team of investors and advisory board” from Dean Foods, which purchased the business three...
Color degration of pasteurized orange juice is influenced by storage temperature and time, with several carotenoids (pigments) affected in different ways. But other reactions could have a major impact on color changes – an area that warrants further research,...
PepsiCo brand Tropicana has failed in its bid to dismiss a US class action that claims it falsely labeled its orange juice as ‘100% pure and natural’ despite pasteurization, processing, coloring and flavoring.
The Coca-Cola Company has failed in its attempt to strike out 13 consolidated lawsuits alleging that Simply Orange Juice and Minute Maid products were falsely advertised as natural, but says it will fight what it claims is a 'meritless case'.
The Brazilian orange juice and concentrate industry has admitted carbendazim-related defeat, after efforts to increase allowable levels of the fungicide in orange juice product shipments were shot down by US food safety officials.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it has internally validated a faster and more accurate new method for detecting residue levels of carbendazim in oranges and orange juice than one technique now being used by the US FDA to test Brazilian imports.
A Brazilian orange juice trade body has called for a stop to ‘double standard’ carbendazim measures after US officials declined to take action against US-manufactured orange juice containing the banned fungicide.
The European orange juice industry has been put on notice by Brussels – with a warning that Brazilian juice imports could face carbendazim testing if US officials find high levels of the fungicide in shipments.
The orange juice/carbendazim row currently engulfing the US orange juice market “highlights the questionable way that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulate pesticides in foods”, according to one food...
The US Juice Products Association (JPA) has moved to allay consumer concerns that orange juice produced in the country is unsafe, after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was blocking some Brazilian imports found to contain the substance.
Israeli scientists say that ohmic heating of orange juice has
proved to be a good way of improving the flavour quality of orange
juice while extending sensory shelf life. The findings could point
to a more efficient way of extending...
An international task force meeting in Brazil last week under the
aegis of Codex Alimentarius, the global food standards body, clears
a decision after difficult discussions on defining the identity of
reconstituted orange juice.