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Fruit juices – Excellent sources of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients
Friday, 06 November, 2020, 14 : 00 PM [IST]
Dhanavath Srinu
1. Introduction

India produces most of the fruits and vegetables and is the second-largest producer in the world after China. The major export destinations for Indian fruits and vegetables are Bangladesh, the UAE, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the UK, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal.

India’s share in the global market for processed fruit and vegetable products ranges from 1-2% only. The prominently processed fruit-based products in India are juice, ready to serve (RTS) beverages, pulp, squash, ketchup, concentrate, canned fruits, jam, jelly, pickles, chutneys, and frozen products. The number of fruit and vegetables processing units in India are 5,293, in which large-scale units are 13% (30 tonne/h) and cottage and small scale industries are 75% (250 tonne/annum).

2. What consumers looking from fruit juices?

Fruit juice is defined as the unfermented juice, which is intended for direct consumption obtained by means of mechanical process from sound, ripe fruits. Fruit juices are excellent sources of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients such as carotenoids, polyphenols and flavonoids. People choose juices for many reasons, including relieving thirst, refreshment, nutritional benefit, health benefit, sports drink, and as an alternative to synthetic drinks.

3. Classification of fruit juices

a. Pure fruit juice: It is the natural juice or unfermented juice, pressed out of the fruit and unaltered in composition.
b. Fruit juice beverage: It is a fruit juice that is considerably altered in composition before consumption.
c. Fermented fruit juice: It is a fruit juice that has undergone alcoholic fermentation.
d. Carbonated fruit juice: It is a fruit juice or pulp-based fruit beverage that provides a nutritional element of fruit in addition to the carbonation effect.
e. Squash: It is a drink or juice made from fruit by adding sugar…



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FNB News – Fruit juices – Excellent sources of vitamins, minerals,


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Fruit juices – Excellent sources of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients
Friday, 06 November, 2020, 14 : 00 PM [IST]
Dhanavath Srinu
1. Introduction

India produces most of the fruits and vegetables and is the second-largest producer in the world after China. The major export destinations for Indian fruits and vegetables are Bangladesh, the UAE, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the UK, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal.

India’s share in the global market for processed fruit and vegetable products ranges from 1-2% only. The prominently processed fruit-based products in India are juice, ready to serve (RTS) beverages, pulp, squash, ketchup, concentrate, canned fruits, jam, jelly, pickles, chutneys, and frozen products. The number of fruit and vegetables processing units in India are 5,293, in which large-scale units are 13% (30 tonne/h) and cottage and small scale industries are 75% (250 tonne/annum).

2. What consumers looking from fruit juices?

Fruit juice is defined as the unfermented juice, which is intended for direct consumption obtained by means of mechanical process from sound, ripe fruits. Fruit juices are excellent sources of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients such as carotenoids, polyphenols and flavonoids. People choose juices for many reasons, including relieving thirst, refreshment, nutritional benefit, health benefit, sports drink, and as an alternative to synthetic drinks.

3. Classification of fruit juices

a. Pure fruit juice: It is the natural juice or unfermented juice, pressed out of the fruit and unaltered in composition.
b. Fruit juice beverage: It is a fruit juice that is considerably altered in composition before consumption.
c. Fermented fruit juice: It is a fruit juice that has undergone alcoholic fermentation.
d. Carbonated fruit juice: It is a fruit juice or pulp-based fruit beverage that provides a nutritional element of fruit in addition to the carbonation effect.
e. Squash: It is a drink or juice made from fruit by adding sugar…



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