Orange juice is the most frequently seen fruit juice drinks. It seems more popular than apple juice, peach juice, mango juice, pineapple juice, etc. What makes orange juice win the favor of manufacturers and customers?
The fruits used to make fresh juice or juice drinks are supposed to have high water content and low cost. They should be easy to obtain. Orange has more than 1000 close relatives, so there are many alternatives. Besides, there are different kinds of oranges harvest in every season.
Orange is the most commercialized fruits. Driven by the market demand, it has developed various cultivated species. For example, honeyed orange, orinda is developed to compensate for the market gap periods. This also enable us to improve the quality of the species, and adapt the production technology to the popular taste.
Most juice drinks sold on the market are made of concentrated juice. To adapt to mass production, the raw materials should be easy to process. The peel and cores should be easy to remove, and the fruit pulp and slag should be easy to separate. Oranges are ideal raw materials, the peel is easy to remove and the slag is little. We can take apple juice as a contrast. They have to squeeze the apple pulp, filter out the juice, remove the dietary fibers and pectin, which takes much more efforts than processing orange juice.
Orange flavor spices is the easiest to compound. For some fruity drinks, though they don’t contains real orange juice, the artificial fragrance can simulate the taste of orange. This can save a lot of cost for the manufacturers.
Oranges are rich in vitamin C and carotenes. They can restrain the forming cancerogenic substance, soften and protect the blood vessel, promote blood circulation, and lower the cholesterol and blood fats.
As researches show, drinking orange juice can increase the high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and reduce the risk of heart disease. The falconoid and citrine in orange juice can promote the production of HDL and deliver the low density lipoprotein (LDL) outside.
Orange is helpful to prevent gallbladder disease.
In the color spectrum, orange gives people the feeling of warm, happy and brightness. It doesn’t imply the alertness as red, or the coldness as blue and green. This is why many ads use oranges as the main color. It is said that the orange color in restaurant can stimulate people’s appetite.
Citrus fruits usually contains unique volatile essential oils. Their flavor are refreshing and pleasant, which can help relive stress and nervousness, especially for women.
The cross section of a citrus fruit is a patterns of sunlight radiation. It stands for positive energy, which can motivate peoples' passion. Citrus fruits can remind us of the sunlight, vitamin C and happiness.
As we know, bottled fruit juice has been pasteurized during production to prolong their storage life. But different fruit juice are varied in their storage life. Orange juice has high acidity, in which the vitamin C is the most stable, and the microbes are difficult to multiply. High-acidity juice such as hawthorn, orange and grape juice can be stored in fridges for 3-5 days after unsealing, while peach and pear juice with low acidity should be drunk up within 2 days.
The above are the reasons that orange juice becomes the most popular fruit juice drinks. Nowadays, people would like to spend more money to buy orange juice with high purity and nutritive content. Artificial orange taste drinks become less popular. To make real orange juice, a complete orange juice production line is necessary. If you are interested in juice production business, you can contact us in the form below.