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Apple Juice Brands
Mott’s is one of the most popular apple juice brands in America. It is a division of Keurig Dr. Pepper based out of Plano, Texas. The company began in 1842 by Samuel R. Mott as a producer of packaged apples in New York.
Mott’s makes a variety of apple juice products including blends of apple juice with other juice(s).
The most notable Mott’s Apple Juice products include the following:
|Product||Available Sizes||Calories (8 fl. oz. serving size)||Sugar (8 fl. oz. serving size)||Ingredients|
|100% Original Apple||1 gallon, 64 oz., 32 oz., 8 oz 6-pack & 24-pack, 6.75 oz 8-pack, 6.75 pouch||120||28g||Water, Apple Juice Concentrate, Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c)|
|Natural 100% Apple||64 oz.||120||25g||Apple Juice, Water, Apple Juice Concentrate|
|Apple Light||64 oz.||50||12g||Water, Apple Juice Concentrate, Malic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c), Sucralose, Natural Flavors|
Tropicana was started by Anthony T. Rossi who was born in Sicily, Italy. He moved to America in his early 20s and eventually made his way to Florida where he packed gift boxes full of citrus fruit for sale. Rossi ended up purchasing a tiny orange juice company that became the beginning of Tropicana.
Tropicana is now a division of PepsiCo (as of 1998) and is a leader in the production of fruit juices. While most people recognize the brand for its orange juice, it does make other juices such as apple, grapefruit, cranberry, and grape.
The apple-based products made by Tropicana include the following:
|100% Apple Juice||10 oz., 15.2 oz., 32 oz.||210 (15.2 fl. oz.)||48g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water And Apple Juice Concentrate), Natural Flavors, Malic Acid And Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)|
|Apple Orchard Style||6 oz., 12 oz.||170 (12 fl. oz.)||37g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water And Apple Juice Concentrate), Natural Flavors, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) And Malic Acid|
Apple & Eve
Apple & Eve might seem like a newcomer as an apple juice brand, but the company has been around since 1975. The company’s focus is on healthy juices that are 100 percent juice or organic juice products. You aren’t going to find added sugar or artificial sweeteners in these juices, which makes them a favorite of parents.
Some of the popular Apple & Eve apple juice products are:
|100% Apple Juice||4.23, oz., 6.75 oz., 10 oz., 16 oz., 48 oz., 64 oz., 128 oz.||110 (8 fl oz)||22g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Malic Acid (For Tartness).|
|Organics -100% Apple Juice||6.75 oz., 10 oz., 48 oz., 64 oz.||110 (8 fl oz)||26g||Organic Apple Juice (Filtered Water, Organic Apple Juice Concentrate), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Malic Acid (For Tartness)|
|Sesame Street – Big Bird’s Apple||4.23 oz., 64 oz.||110 (8 fl oz)||27g||Apple Juice (Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate), Malic Acid (For Tartness), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
Minute Maid started in 1945 and was initially called Florida Foods Corporation. Their purpose was to develop powdered orange juice for the soldiers of WWII, but the war concluded before the business started operations.
The focus shifted to the consumer market after the war. A new product idea was formed based on new innovation that allowed the company to create a frozen orange juice concentrate. This concentrate was first sold in 1946 under the new business name Vacuum Foods Corporation. It wasn’t until 1949 that the company officially changed its name to Minute Maid.
The company was purchased by Coca-Cola North America in 1960. While Minute Maid is commonly associated with orange juice, they make a variety of juices, including apple.
Minute Maid apple juice products include:
|100% Apple Juice||6 oz., 10 oz., 12 oz.||170 (12 fl oz)||39g||Pure Filtered Water, Concentrated Apple Juice, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid).|
Martinelli’s has been in business for over 150 years. It’s safe to say that they have mastered the art of making high-quality apple juice. The apples used are grown in the U.S. in states such as California, Oregon and Washington.
The company’s most popular apple juice products include the following:
|100% Apple Juice||10 oz. glass, 10 oz. PET plastic, 25.4 oz., 33.8 oz., 50.7 oz., 128 oz.||140 (8 fl. oz.)||31g||Pasteurized 100% Apple Juice from U.S. Grown Fresh Apples|
|Unfiltered Apple Juice||33.8 oz., 50.7 oz.||140 (8 fl. oz.)||31g||Pasteurized 100% apple juice from U.S. grown fresh apples. Vitamin C.|
|Organic Apple Juice||10 oz. glass, 64 oz.||140 (8 fl. oz.)||31g||100% Apple Juice From Fresh U.s. Organically Grown Apples.|
|Sparkling Apple Juice||10 oz. bottle||180 (10 fl. oz.)||39g||Pasteurized 100% Carbonated Apple Juice From U.S. Grown Fresh Apples, Vitamin C|
Musselman’s is another company with a long history over 100 years. They operate as a co-op with 100 farmers with around 15,000 acres of orchards. Musselman’s makes apple sauce, apple butter, pie fillings, vinegar, specialty fruits, and juice & cider.
The company’s apple juices are:
|Premium Apple Juice||64 oz., 128 oz||120 (8 fl. oz)||26g||Pasteurized Apple Juice And Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
|100% Apple Juice||64 oz.||120 (8 fl. oz.)||26g||Pasteurized Apple Juice From Concentrate (Water And Apple Juice Concentrate) And Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
Tree Top was started by a man named Bill Charbonneau in Selah, Washington. He bought an apple processing plant and started to make apple juice in the 1950s. Charbonneau required the juice to meet a high-standard in order to be suitable to offer to consumers. Tree Top was bought by a cooperative in 1960. Today, the company still maintains the high-quality standards that Charbonneau demanded.
The company produces apple sauce, 100% juice, fruit + water, and snacks. The primary apple juice products by Tree Top are as follows:
|100% Apple Juice (From Concentrate)||140 (10 fl. oz.)||31g||Apple Juice from Concentrate (Water, Concentrated Apple Juice).|
|Pure Pressed 3 Apple Blend Juice||120 (8 fl oz)||27g||Apple Juice.|
|Organic 100% Apple Juice||110 (8 fl oz)||27g||Organic Apple Juice From Concentrate (Water; Concentrated Organic Apple Juice)|
Tree Top also makes some blends that contain apple juice plus another fruit. These include apple grape, apple berry, apple cranberry, and apple pear.
Ocean Spray is widely known for its cranberry and grapefruit products. The company is a co-op consisting of hundreds of cranberry producers and over 70 grapefruit producers throughout North America. The company dates back to 1930 when it started with only three producers. It is responsible for making the first cranberry juice drink, which, of course, was a huge success.
Ocean Spray produces a 100% apple juice from concentrate drink. Its calories, sugar, and ingredients are shown below.
|100% Apple Juice (From Concentrate)||80 (5.5 fl oz)||20g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Water, Juice Concentrated)|
Lakewood was founded by Fred Fuhrman who started the business by providing juices and fruits to Miami Beach hotels. It was Fred’s son, Thomas, who created Fresh Pressed Lakewood juices in the 1970s. This was the catalyst for what the company has developed into today.
They currently make a wide array of juices. The apple juice products include:
|Organic Pure Apple Juice||120 (8 fl oz)||26g||Organic Apple Juice|
|Biodynamic Organic Pure Apple Juice||120 (8 fl oz)||26g||Biodynamic Organic Apple Juice.|
Simply Apple Juice
Simply is a relatively new player in the juice market being founded in 2001. It was launched by Minute Maid who is owned by Coca-Cola. They started by making Simply Orange products, but soon expanded to several other juice flavors.
The company makes an apple juice that is 100% pure pressed apple juice.
|Simply Apple – 100% Pure Pressed Apple Juice||11.5 oz., 52 oz.||110 (8 fl. oz.)||25g||100% Apple Juice|
R.W. Knudsen began in 1961 by the man who’s name is still the label today. Knudsen’s organic grape vineyard that was located in Paradise, California was the inspiration for the first juices.
Today, the company produces several juice flavors made from a variety of fruits. Try the Organic Apple Juice for a high-quality 100% juice beverage.
|Organic Apple||110 (8 fl. oz.)||23g||Filtered Water (sufficient To Reconstitute), Organic Apple Juice Concentrate.|
|Sparkling Organic Apple Juice||110 ( 8 fl. oz.)||23g||Apple Juice From Organic, Whole, Ripe Apples; Ascorbic Acid (to Maintain Color); Carbon Dioxide.|
R.W. Knudsen also makes apple ginger juice made from apple juice, lemon juice concentrate, and ginger puree. This may be a good choice for you if you are looking for a bit more flavor beyond the traditional apple juice taste.
The popularity of Welch’s is undoubtedly from its grape juices. Most readers have likely at least had a glass or two of it somewhere in the past. However, they make several other juices beyond grape, including apple juice.
An example of the apple juice offered by Welch’s is the product below:
|100% Apple Juice Concentrate||130 (10 fl. oz.)||27g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Malic Acid (For Tartness)|
Nantucket Nectars began with two men named Tom selling items through a floating convenience store in Nantucket, Massachusetts. A peach drink was eventually developed by one of the men that grew to be a success as a bottled beverage. Ocean Spray realized the popularity of the drink and took a large stake in Nantucket Nectars. It was sold to Cadbury Schweppes in 2002 and is now owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper.
The apple juice produced by Nantucket Nectars is:
|100% Pressed Apple Juice||240 (16 fl oz)||27g||Apple Juice.|
Juicy Juice is one of the favorite beverages for school lunches. Its products feature 100% juice and organic beverage options. The company was owned by Nestle until it was sold to its current owner, Harvest Hill Beverage Company.
Juicy Juice makes the following apple juice products at the time of this article:
|100% Apple Juice||4.23 oz., 6.75 oz., 10 oz., 48 oz., 64 oz., 128 oz.||110 (8 fl. oz.)||27g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Water, Juice Concentrate) Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Citric Acid.|
|Fruitifuls Organic Apple||6.75 oz., 59 oz.||70 (8 fl. oz.)||15g||Water, Organic Apple Juice Concentrate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Citric Acid, Natural Flavors.|
|100% Apple Juice Organics||4.23 oz., 48 oz.||120 (8 fl. oz.)||27g||Organic Apple Juice From Concentrate (Water, Organic Juice Concentrate), Organic Apple Essence, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Citric Acid.|
Walk down any grocery store aisle in the United States and it will be difficult not to find a Capri Sun product. Capri Sun is distributed in the United States by Kraft Foods. It has been one of the school lunch favorites since the 1980s in the U.S.
While Capri Sun is not solely an apple juice brand, they make a selection of apple juice products. These products include:
|100% Apple Juice||80 (1 Pouch, 177 mL)||20g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate), Citric Acid (For Tartness), Natural Flavor, Mushroom Extract (To Protect Quality).|
Honest Tea was launched in 1998 with the idea of creating organic beverages that were not excessively sweetened. Coca-Cola fully purchased the company in 2011. It currently has four main product categories: Honest Tea, Honest Kids, Honest Lemonade, and Honest Organic Juice.
The Honest apple juice products are:
|Honest Kids – Appley Ever After||35 (1 Pouch, 6 fl. oz.)||9g||Filtered Water, Organic Apple Juice From Concentrate, Natural Flavors, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Organic Natural Flavors, Citric Acid (Provides Tartness).|
Santa Cruz Organic
Santa Cruz Organic was started in the 1970s by John Bettendieri. He took advantage of the quality fruit that could be grown in the Santa Cruz mountains to produce the company’s initial pressed fruit product made from apples in 1972.
Today, the company makes an array of fruit juices, fruit spreads, carbonated drinks, peanut butter, and more.
The apple juice product made by Santa Cruz is:
|Organic 100% Juice||32 oz., 96 oz.||110 (8 fl. oz.)||23g||Juice From Ripe, Whole, Organic Apples; Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
|Organic Sensible Sippers 100% Apple Juice||32 oz.||80 (8 fl. oz.)||16g||Filtered Water (sufficient To Reconstitute); Organic Apple, Organic Zucchini, Organic Coconut And Organic Lemon Juice Concentrates; Organic Natural Flavor.|
Snapple is owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper. The name of the company came one of the their initial products, a carbonated apple juice. While the company makes a relatively large assortment of teas and juices, Snapple Apple remains one of the favorite flavors.
Keep in mind that Snapple Apple contains added sugar, pear juice concentrates, and other added ingredients that disqualify it from being a 100% percent pure apple juice.
|Snapple Apple||8 oz., 16 oz., 20 oz., 32 oz., 64 oz.||200 (16 fl oz)||47g (42g added)||Filtered Water, Sugar, Apple And Pear Juice Concentrates, Citric Acid, Vegetable And Fruit Juices (For Color), Natural Flavors|
Old Orchard began in 1985 in Sparta, Michigan. Its focus was initially on frozen juice concentrates, but it has expanded to make bottled juices. They currently produce a large variety of juices and cocktails containing apples.
Old Orchard’s primary bottled apple juice products include:
|100% Juice – Apple||64 oz., 96 oz.||120 (8 fl. oz.)||27g||Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate), Malic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
|Organics – 100% Juice – Apple||64 oz.||120 (8 fl. oz.)||27g||Organic Apple Juice From Concentrate (Filtered Water, Organic Apple Juice Concentrate), Malic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
|Kids – Apple Juice||64 oz.||60 (8 fl. oz.)||14g||Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate, Natural Flavors, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
|Healthy Balance – Apple||64 oz.||6 (8 fl. oz.)||1g||Filtered Water, Apple Juice Concentrate, Malic Acid, Caramel Color, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Natural Flavors, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium.|
Indian Summer is another Michigan juice company made in Traverse City. It uses U.S. grown apples for its apple juice.
|100% Juice – Apple||120 (8 fl oz)||26g||Apple Juice, Apple Juice Concentrate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C).|
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