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Resources on Juices and Functional Drinks

Juices are the liquid part that can be extracted from a plant; functional drinks are those satisfactorily demonstrated to affect benefically one or more target functions in the body, beyond adequate nutritional effects, in a way which is relevant to either an improved state of health and well-being and/or reduction of risk of disease. Specialty juices and functional drinks are super-premium, natural and organic juices and enhanced, functional drinks.

 

Examples of Specialty: POM Wonderful, Simply Orange, Zeiglers, Champlain Orchards, Kedem, Martinelli's, Volcano, Looza, Seneca, Orangina

 

The American Beverage Association (ABA)
ABA provides a neutral forum in which members convene to discuss common issues while maintaining their tradition of spirited competition in the American beverage marketplace.

Functional Beverages
This article provides short, concise practice and science-based answers to current questions related with functional beverages.

Functional Drinks
A website that provides specialist news and analysis on the global functional beverages market, including enhanced, herbal, new age, wellness, nutraceutical, energy, sports, dairy and juice drinks.

Guidance for Industry: Juice HACCP Hazards and Controls Guidance
U.S. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), published in February 2004
This guidance provides information on control measures that will achieve a 5-log reduction in the "pertinent microorganism" for all juices except shelf stable juices, juice concentrates, and low-acid canned juice and juice subject to the acidified foods regulation.

Juice HACCP
U.S. FDA Food Safety Information, last updated on 06/26/2009
ABA provides a neutral forum in which members convene to discuss common issues while maintaining their tradition of spirited competition in the American beverage marketplace.

Principles and Practices for Small and Medium-Scale Fruit Juice Processing
This publication presents both theoretical and practical information on the processing of fruit and vegetable juices, thus offering the reader both the principles and practices of small and medium-scale fruit juice processing.

         

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