Monday, November 30, 2015

Review: Apple & Eve Organics

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I was given the chance to try these Apple & Eve products through Influenster. They sent me a 33.8 oz Orange Pineapple Juice and 3 6.75 oz juice boxes (flavors - Razzberry Apple Splash, Fruit Punch Burst, and Berrylicious Lemonade). 

The first thing that caught my eye was the word Organics on the front of the container along with the official USDA Organics seal. 

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I am trying to eat mostly organic these days so this was the best I could do without actually making the juice myself. I also like that it was labeled as gluten free since I have to eat gluten free now for health reasons. The juice also contains no added sugars, preservatives, or artificial colors. 

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Nutritional information is also important to me. For an 8 oz serving of the orange pineapple juice, it is 120 calories and 30 g of sugar. However, the high amount of sugar naturally occurs from the fruit juices.

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The ingredients list is another important factor in choosing my fruit juices. This particular container of juice has organic 100% juice from apple, orange, pineapple, carrot, mango, and banana concentrates or purees. To be honest, you couldn't even taste the carrot in the juice so it would be a nice way to sneak in a vegetable. The fruit boxes do not have any vegetable juices or purees listed in the ingredients.

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My kids tried the fruit juice boxes and loved them! They immediately began asking when they could have more of them. I went to my local Walmart and could not find the 33.8 oz container of the juice. I also couldn't find the organics quenchers but could find the regular 100% fruit juice in the juice boxes. They retailed for 32 juice boxes for $9.96 (approximately $0.32 a box).

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I will definitely purchase these juice boxes when I need them (and can find them). I will be searching again soon to see where I can buy them in my area.

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** I received these products for free from Influenster in exchange for an honest review. All photos and opinions are mine. No other compensation was made. 

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