Squeezed: What You Didn’t Know About Orange Juice

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Squeezed: What You Didnt Know About Orange Juice

Why is orange juice so popular? When did it change from luxury item to staple household product? These are two of the questions Alissa Hamilton tackles in her quest to reveal the hidden history of OJ. Squeezed connects Florida’s surplus of oranges to the need to supply American Armed Forces with a consistent source of Vitamin C. And, there’s more, Hamilton describes the “juice” wars following the FDA’s decision to standardize Orange Juice in the 1960s. Another solid food ways tome. From Yale University Press.

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