Fruit Juice

Hits and myths: juice detox

Fruit juices help detoxify the body from the inside.

Fans of juice fasting claim that drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juices for three days is the trick to giving the body a good spring clean.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 10:13am

Huiyuan Juice buys founder's assets

China Huiyuan Juice Group plans to acquire fruit planting and juice-concentrate-making businesses from its founder and chairman, Zhu Xinli. Photo: EPA

China Huiyuan Juice Group plans to acquire fruit planting and juice-concentrate-making businesses from its founder and chairman, Zhu Xinli, as it seeks to bolster investor confidence.

24 May 2013 - 3:47am

Take 5: orange juice

Take 5: orange juice

Fresh or reconstituted, pulpy or filtered, fortified or natural - there's more to the world's most popular juice than meets the eye. Janice Leung looks for her favourite squeeze

Pure J

15 Aug 2012 - 5:40pm


The term ammo is short for ammunition, and it follows logically that any bar using that name must be a good place to get loaded.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Apple juice

Martinelli's Gold Medal 100 Per Cent Apple Juice

HK$19 for 296ml, City'super

Growers from the cool coastal region of Watsonville, California, supply the tree-ripened, hand-picked apples for this juice. The family business has operated since 1868.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


The fruit of the yangmei tree will be appearing in the markets soon but the season is brief and unpredictable - if you like it, buy it when you see it because the next day it could be gone.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Thirst quenchers

Bars across town are shaking up their cocktail menus with new additions for the hotter months.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Juice firms face overcapacity

Profits from China apple concentrate production risk being squeezed as leading players pursue expansion, analysts warn

China's three biggest apple juice concentrate makers - China Haisheng Juice Holdings, Yantai North Andre Juice and Zhonglu Fruit Juice - face the danger of overcapacity that will hit profits this year, analysts say.

27 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Juice boost

Forget headache pills and pick-me-up cans of cola. If you're feeling run down or want to shrug off a cold try juicing some fruit or vegetables - a natural, cheap and easy way to feel good and get healthy.

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Water on the brain

Watermelons are especially popular during the summer because of the fruit's cooling properties. The small, round watermelons sold here are firm and sweet - much better than the giant oval variety with seeds sold elsewhere.

28 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Cape crusader

I've always thought Cape gooseberries (below) were exotic, expensive fruits that nestled in plastic containers or were labelled physalis and sold for $24.50 in small baskets at city'super. Then last week, I saw them piled high in a wet market selling for only $10 per kun (600 grams). Cape gooseberries also go by the aliases of Chinese lantern fruit, ground cherry and Peruvian cherry.

4 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Testing puts squeeze on fruit juice claims

Fruit juice producers make such a confusing - and possibly illegal - range of claims about their products that shoppers find it difficult to tell what they are buying, the Consumer Council said.

16 May 2001 - 12:00am

Best buys

There's a delicious new apple juice available at Great in Pacific Place, as well as restaurants including M at the Fringe, Gaia, Habibi - and they're made by local food writer, Annabel Graham. She's been travelling a lot to Camla Farm, her apple orchard in Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand. The fruit for the single varietal juice is milled and pressed within 24 hours of handpicking.

27 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Best buys

As an ex-pastry chef, I know without a doubt that lemons are one of the most versatile and useful fruits in the kitchen. We grated the zest to flavour doughs and batters, used the juice for lemon curd and to balance the sweetness in sorbets and fruit sauces, and infused long pieces of peel into sugar syrups for poaching liquid and to make fruit compotes.

23 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Cocktails sold in Felix at The Peninsula

1 Purple Rain $80 (vodka, Blue Curacao and cranberry juice)

2 28 $80 (pineapple juice, tequila, lemon juice, Blue Curacao)

3 Unstir $80 (Blue Curacao, pineapple juice, orange juice, vodka, Colette rum and grenadine syrup)

4 Destination $80 (pineapple juice, orange juice, Malibu, Midori)

13 Dec 2000 - 12:00am