14 Orange Juice Brands to Consider for your Next Breakfast

The leading orange juice brand in the United States, as of 2020 based on sales, was Tropicana Pure Premium. Sales of this orange juice reached nearly $1 billion, according to statista.com. Simply Orange and private label (the store brands) came in at second and third place for sales.

The goal of this article is to help you learn a little about the familiar brands of orange juice such as Simply and Tropicana. More importantly, we want to help you find new brands that you may try and love better than your traditional go-to brand. Here are 14 brands to consider for your next breakfast meal.

Orange Juice Brands

Simply Orange

Website: simplyorangejuice.com

Simply Orange Juice is a brand of The Coca-Cola Company. It was launched in 2001 by Minute Maid. Minute Maid is owned by Coca-Cola. Simply Orange specializes in making refrigerated not-from-concentrated orange juice and other juices such as lemonade. It sources its oranges from Florida, Brazil, and Mexico with the technology to keep the taste consistent no matter when you buy it.

The Simply Orange Juice products include the following:

  • Pulp Free
  • Low Acid
  • Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Medium Pump with Calcium & Vitamin D
  • High Pulp
  • With Mango
  • With Pineapple
  • Ligh Orange Juice Pulp Free
  • Light Calcium & Vitamin D


Website: tropicana.com

Tropicana is a brand of PepsiCo that was started in 1947 by Anthony Rossi. Pepsi did not acquire the company until 1998. Rossi’s business began as a fruit gift box and jarred fruits company. He eventually developed a concentrated orange juice product and in 1954 the first Tropicana Pure Premium product was brought to the market. This orange juice was flash pasteurized and not-from-concentrate, which soon was a hit with customers.

The Tropicana orange juice brand has many options available for orange juice lovers. These products include:

  • Original (No Pulp)
  • Homestyle (Some Pulp)
  • Grovestand (Lots of Pulp)
  • Calcium + Vitamin D (No Pulp)
  • Calcium + Vitamin D (Grovestand)
  • Low Acid
  • Healthy Heart
  • Healthy Kids
  • Vitamin C + Zinc (No Pulp)
  • Orange Tangerine
  • Orange Pineapple
  • Top50 (No Pulp)
  • Trop50 (No Pulp Calcium + Vitamin D)
  • Trop50 (Some Pulp)
  • Trop50 (Vitamin C + Zinc)
  • Top50 (Orange Mango)
  • Trop50 (Orange Peach)

Florida’s Natural

Website: floridasnatural.com

The company started as a cooperative making canned orange juice in the 1930s. The Florida’s Natural brand name was launched in 1987 with a focus on not-from-concentrate juices. Today, the company produces not only orange juice, but grapefruit juice, lemonade, apple juice, and fruit juice.

Florida’s Natural products are:

  • Orange Juice Some Pulp
  • Orange Juice Most Pulp
  • Orange Juice No Pulp
  • Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D No Pulp
  • Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D Some Pulp

Minute Maid

Website: minutemaid.com

Minute Maid is one of the most recognized orange juice brands in the United States and beyond. The first official Minute Maid product launched shortly after World War II ended. This product was the first frozen concentrated orange juice brought to the market in the United States. The Coca-Cola Company acquired Minute Maid in 1960 in a move to have beverages other than soft drinks in its portfolio of brands. It wasn’t until 1973 that the company moved beyond the freezer by producing a ready-to-drink orange juice found in the refrigerated section of the grocery store.

Today, Minute Maid makes an assortment of ready-to-drink and frozen concentrated orange juices. These products include:

  • Premium Original
  • Pulp Free
  • Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Kids + Orange Juice
  • Home Squeezed Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Low Acid Orange Juice
  • Country Style Orange Juice
  • Frozen – Pulp Free
  • Frozen – Low Acid
  • Frozen – Country Style
  • Frozen – OJ with Calcium & Vitamin D

Bolthouse Farms

Website: bolthouse.com

Bolthouse Farms was a small vegetable farm located in Grant, Michigan. Around 1938, William Bolthouse began to focus on carrot production. Given the limited growing season for carrots in Michigan, Bolthouse opened a facility in Bakersfield, California in 1973 that provided more favorable growing conditions for carrots. Today, many of the company’s products are still based on carrot ingredients.

The company was sold to private equity after William Bolthouse’s death, then was owned by Campbell Soup, and is now owned by Butterfly Equity.

Today, Bolthouse’s products include carrots, dressings, and beverages. The company makes a 100% orange product that is not from concentrate sold in 15.2 oz and 52 oz containers.


Website: orchidislandjuice.com

Natalie’s was created in 1989 by Marygrace Sexton with a focus on producing squeezed orange and grapefruit juice beverages. During the 1990s, the company grew out of its initial facility that was only 1,000 sq ft and moved to a much larger 76,000 sq ft location. By 1996, seven juices were being created by the company and in 1997, Natalie’s landed its first major retailer, Publix.

Today, Natalie’s makes several orange juice products. The ingredients in these beverages are just the juice of the fruit(s) with nothing additional added such as preservatives or artificial ingredients. This is some of the best orange juice you can purchase at the grocery store both for taste and pure ingredients.

Natalie’s products are:

  • Orange Juice
  • Organic Orange Juice
  • Blood Orange Juice
  • Orange Mango
  • Orange Pineapple

Uncle Matt’s

Website: unclematts.com

Uncle Matt’s is an organic orange juice brand that was started by Matt McLean in 1999. Yes, Matt is a real uncle of ten nieces and nephews. All of the company’s juices are premium 100% not-from-concentrate and since they are USDA organic, they are free of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.

The organic orange juices made by Uncle Matt’s are:

  • Pulp Free
  • Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Orange Juice with Pulp
  • Orange Defense with Tumeric & Probiotics
  • Orange Energy with Coffeeberry

Lakewood Organic

Website: lakewoodorganic.com

Lakewood began as a business that delivered fruits and juices to the hotels of Miami Beach. The business eventually grew to where distribution was acheived across the U.S. and various other countries. Lakewood developed Fresh Pressed (not-from-concentrate) juices in the late 1970s, which provided the catalyst to where the company is at today.

Lakewood Organic offers the following orange juice products to its customers:

  • Organic Pure Orange Juice
  • Organic Orange & Carrot Blend
  • Organic Orange & Mango Blend

Evolution Fresh

Website: evolutionfresh.com

Evolution Fresh’s products are cold-pressed and not heat-pasteurized to assist in protecting the flavor. The majority of the produce used for products is grown in the western United States, particularly in California and Arizona. Evolution Fresh states that the majority of its fruits are grown within 400 miles of the juicery for fresh as possible products.

Evolutions orange juice beverages are:

  • Organic Pure Orange Juice
  • Pure Orange Juice

Naked Juice

Website: nakedjuice.com

Naked Juice is a subsidiary of PepsiCo and is headquartered in Monrovia, California. The company specializes in making smoothies and juices based on a wide variety of fruit & veggie flavors. The Naked Juice brand name was at least partially derived from the product’s lack of added sugar, preservatives, and artificial flavors in its beverages.

The company produces a variety of orange juice and orange juice related products. The primary OJ related products include:

  • O-J
  • Orange Mango
  • Orange Carrot

Trader Joe’s

Website: traderjoes.com

Many people are familiar with Trader Joe’s as a national grocery store chain. If you have a store near you, you should try their Organic Cold Pressed Orange Juice. As stated earlier, the cold-press process helps maintain the flavor of the orange juice likely better than typical heat pasteurization. This orange juice has a freshly squeezed flavor that is worth splurging on.

Indian River Select

Website: indianriverselect.com

Indian River Select is primarily an orange juice brand with a few other juices that they make such as grapefruit and orange carrot blends. The company has been making orange juice since 1996 and grew to be in approximately 3,500 stores. Their 100% premium juice is not from concentrate and is carefully pasteurized without preservatives or additives.

Indian River Select orange juice and related products include the following:

  • 100% Valencia
  • Original
  • No Pulp
  • Orange Heneybell
  • Orange Juice with Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Orange Carrot Blend
  • Orange Passionfruit Blend
  • Orange Carrot Beet Blend

Old Orchard

Website: oldorchard.com

The name of the company comes from an actual old orchard in Sparta, Michigan. This is where the company began in 1985 and has since grown to produce over 100 bottled and frozen juices. Clearly, Old Orchard is much more than just an orange juice brands. The company makes a large assortment of juice flavors such as apple, grape, blends, and beyond.

Old Orchard’s orange juice products and related flavors include the following:

  • Orange – 100% Juice
  • Orange Tangerine – 100% Juice
  • Healthy Balance – Pineapple Orange
  • Frozen 100% Juice – Orange
  • Harvest Select Frozen Concentrates – Orange
  • Frozen 100% Juice – Orange with Calcium
  • Frozen 100% Juice – Pineapple Orange
  • Frozen 100% Juice – Pineapple Orange Banana


Website: welchs.com

Welch’s is best known for being one of the most popular grape juices. However, they do make other flavors of juices such as apple juice, fruit punch, and strawberry kiwi juice cocktail. The company even makes a grape soda brand.

Final Thoughts

It may be convenient to stick with your go-to orange juice brand if you enjoy its taste. However, we encourage you to try something new, especially premium brands. While ingredients are the same in many orange juices, the taste can certainly differ from brand to brand based on several factors. Trying a new brand may help you discover an orange juice you wished you had tried sooner.