100% fruit juice is simply fruit that has been juiced. Like whole fruit, it naturally contains around 10% sugars while the remaining 90% is made up of water, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients – all of which come straight from the whole fruit from which it is squeezed.1,2
Take a look at the various components of fruit juice in the Nutritional profile section to find out more. Or refer to our factsheet, “The Nutritional Profile of 100% Orange Juice” for details on just how much vitamin C, folate and potassium is in orange juice - plus everything else that’s naturally found in OJ!
1. UK Department of health. Nutrient analysis of fruit and vegetables.
Available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/167942/Nutrient_analysis_of_fruit_and_vegetables_-_Summary_Report.pdf
2. Official Journal of the European Union. Directive 2012/12/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Available at: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2012:115:0001:0011:EN:PDF.