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Fruit juice

Freeze? Yes
In season N/A
Store In the fridge
Excellent source of vitamin C
a glass of orange juice next to an orange cut in half

Fruit juices are widely available in a range of different flavours and can be made from freshly squeezed and concentrated fruit. Some may be high in sugar so check the labels for more information.

How to store

How to store fruit juice

Store opened juices in the fridge or according to pack instruction.

Freezing fruit juice

You can freeze fruit juice for up to 3 months.

Fruit juice Top tips

How to freeze and defrost

To freeze: Make your own ice lollies from leftover smoothies, apple and orange juice.

Be fabulous with leftovers

Simmer any leftover, wrinkly or soft fruits and apples past their best in leftover fruit juice, as a base for a crumble or topped with ice cream.

Buying tips

Buy the right pack size for your needs. Think about how long you have to use the food once the bottle/ carton has been opened and whether you’ll get through it in time. Consider swapping freshly-squeezed chillled juices for longer-life options.

Valuing your Fruit juice beyond the price tag

Goodness in food

Your food is more than its shape, colour and price. Your food has an important role to play to help keep you healthy and with enough energy to live your life how you wish to.

  • Fruit juices can contain good sources of vitamin C, helping to protect cells and keeping them healthy.
  • Many fruit juices contain high quantities of water so they can be good for hydration.
  • Some fruit juices may have a high sugar content so check the labels for further details.

Food story

By the time your food arrives in your home, it’s already been on quite a journey starting with how it is made or grown and how your food reaches the supermarket. 

So please help our food to finish its story in the most sustainable way, ensuring the planet’s resources that’s already used are put to good use. Take care of your food when it’s in your home and ensure every edible morsel is eaten - and that your food doesn’t end up in the bin! 

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