Why do you use plastic bottles? And are they BPA free?
All Suja Juice bottles are 100% BPA free. For all juices, smoothies, waters and drinking vinegars, plastic is a better choice for us than glass for the following reasons:
- Plastic uses considerably less energy than glass to be recycled.
- It is dramatically lighter than other bottle options, which means less fuel is used to create and deliver each bottle.
- Our method of ensuring that the product is safe from bacteria is called Cold Pressure, or HPP. This FDA approved method of pasteurization can only be done in a plastic container.
How should I store my juice?
Keep it chilled in the fridge until you’re ready to consume it. Avoid leaving it out in the heat for extended periods of time.
Why does your juice separate?
Without the use of artificial additives (which we never use!), separation in juice occurs naturally, due to the varying densities of fruits and veggies. Simply shake & enjoy!
Why am I seeing white on the bottom of my bottle of juice?
Not to worry! This is sediment from cold pressing kale and ginger. We don’t add preservatives of any kind, so the juice tends to settle. Just shake it up and enjoy!
Can you freeze any of your juices or smoothies?
If you choose to freeze your Suja product, please consider the following:
- We fill our bottles to the brim so be aware that expansion may occur when freezing. We recommend putting the juice in a larger container to accommodate this.
- The shelf life of our juices is about 37-55 days, depending on the flavor. Look to see how many days are left before the expiration before you freeze your juice, and then remember to drink the product within that same time frame after thawing. For example, if there are 10 days left before your juice's expiration when you freeze it, remember to drink it within 10 days after thawing.
I’ve heard fiber is good for you and these juices don’t have much fiber.
Fiber is great for regulating and cleaning out your digestive tract. However, there is a significant energy expenditure that your body undergoes when it must separate juice from fiber. By drinking cold-pressured juices, your digestive tract gets a break.
Is your juicer the same as my blender?
Actually, they are not the same. We cold press, hydraulically. First, we grind or cut the produce into a fine pulp. Then we apply thousands of pounds of pressure to the pulp, extracting every ounce of juice from the fruit or vegetable. This results in you receiving the highest nutritional value possible. A traditional blender uses high speed to spin and often heats the product. Because the skin is also liquefied, your body still needs to break it down to digest, which limits what you can quickly receive into your bloodstream.