Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Are There Vitamin C Differences Between Packaged Orange Juice and Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate?

Answer

The nutrition facts label information for frozen orange juices is based on a serving size of 8 fluid ounces of juice which suggests the concentrate has been mixed. Vitamin C is a sensitive nutrient and degrades in the presence of heat, light, and oxygen.   Vitamin C levels in frozen orange juice tend to be higher than packaged orange juice due to pasteurization and packaging processes. Nonetheless, a serving of 100% orange juice from either form provides 100% of your daily vitamin C needs.

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