How Much Juice: Lime, Watermelon, Apple, Lemon, & More

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With health consciousness in vogue, multitudes of people are considering fresh fruit juices as a part of their diet plan. Drinking fresh juices can help reduce cancer risk, increase immunity, and regulate body weight. If you’re considering setting up a juice station and selling juices commercially, you should know how many fruits you need to extract fresh juice. The final quantity depends upon the type of fruit and their respective sizes, since each fruit can deliver different amounts of juice. 

How to Deliver the Tastiest Glass of Juice

Here are a few factors to consider before preparing the tastiest glass of juice:
The Temperature of the fruit:  Fruits at room temperature will yield better results than cold and frozen fruits.
The Cut: Cutting the fruit in pieces before juicing them is guaranteed to give you a better yield. 
The Type of Juicer: Manually pressed juicers can produce better yields, however, they are slower than electric juicers.
The Juicer Style: A glass juicer is a classic juicer that is handy and convenient. It ensures fast delivery and a hassle-free cleaning experience.

How Much Juice in One Apple?

One average-sized apple can produce a  ⅓ cup of pure apple juice. Different varieties of apples deliver different results. While the yield of smaller-sized apples is  ¼ cup of apple juice,  a big or large apple can yield a half cup of pure apple juice.
Sugar Content: Apples contain moderate rates of sugar. A 100 grams/3.5 ounce apple can have 0.67 ounces of sugar in it.

Apple Juice Conversion Table

The following chart can be used to measure the yield of fresh apple juice:
●    ⅓ cup of apple juice can be extracted from 1 apple
●    ⅔ cup of apple juice can be extracted from 2 apples
●    1 full cup of apple juice can be extracted from 3 apples
●    1 gallon of apple juice can be extracted from 48 apples

How Much Juice in One Lemon?

On average, one lemon contains the equivalent of 2 to 3 tablespoons of juice. Usually, you will need 5 or more lemons for a fresh cup of lemon juice, but do keep in mind that all lemons do not yield the same amount of juice, so the total number may vary. It is best to keep at least 6 whole lemons handy per cup of fresh lemon juice.

Sugar Content: Lemons are healthy additions to your customers’ diets since they contain high Vitamin C content and are low on sugar content. A typical medium-sized lemon contains 1 gram or 0.035 ounces of sugar, an ideal amount of sugar for anyone conscious about their sugar intake.

 Lemon Juice Conversion Table

The following chart can be used to measure the yield of fresh lemon juice.
●    1 tablespoon of lemon juice can be extracted from ⅓ lemon
●    3 tablespoons of lemon juice can be extracted from 1 lemon
●    ¼ cup of lemon juice can be extracted from 1-¼ lemons
●    ½ cup of lemon juice can be extracted from 2-½ lemons
●    ¾ cup of lemon juice can be extracted from 4 lemons
●    1 cup of lemon juice can be extracted from 5 to 6 lemons

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How Much Juice in One Lime?

Limes come in different sizes, but on average, a lime can yield 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice. To fill in a cup of fresh lime juice, you will need around 8 limes. Many cocktails and mocktails use lime as a key ingredient, but lime drinks are best served cold. Many commercial establishments use commercial ice makers to keep lime drinks fizzy and chilled throughout the day because lime drinks can taste stale or sour if they become warm or hot.

Sugar Content: Each lime has on average 1.1 grams or 0.038 ounces of sugar in it.

Lime Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure fresh the yield of lime juice:
●    1 tablespoon of lime juice can be extracted from ½ piece of lime
●    2 tablespoons of lime juice can be extracted from 1 lime
●    ¼ cup of lime juice can be extracted from 2 limes
●    ½ of lime juice can be extracted from 4 limes
●    ¾ cup of lime juice can be extracted from 6 limes
●    1 full cup of lime juice can be extracted from 8 limes

How Much Juice in One Orange?

On most occasions, you can get 4- 5 tablespoons or 1/4th to 1/3rd cups of juice from one full orange. If you need to make a full cup of orange juice, you will need three or more oranges. Different varieties of oranges can generate various quantities of juice, for example, Navel, Mandarin, Valencia, and Blood oranges can produce different amounts of orange juice.

Sugar content: 100 grams/3.5 ounces of orange contains 9.4 grams or 0.331 ounces of sugar.

Orange Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure the yield of fresh orange juice:
●    1 tablespoon of orange juice can be extracted from ¼ orange
●    ¼ cups of orange juice can be extracted from 1 orange
●    ½ cup of orange juice can be extracted from 2 oranges
●    ¾ cup of orange juice can be extracted from 3 oranges
●    1 cup of orange juice can be extracted from 4 oranges

How Many Grapefruits to Make a Cup of Juice?

A regular grapefruit can contain up to 12 tablespoons or ¾ cup of grapefruit juice. On average, you can make a cup of fresh grapefruit juice from 1¼ grapefruits.

Sugar Content: Although grapefruits may not seem very sweet, 100 grams/3.54 ounces of grapefruit has 7 grams or 0.24 ounces of sugar.

Grapefruit Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure the yield of fresh grapefruit juice:
●    ¼ cup of grapefruit juice can be extracted from ⅓ grapefruit
●    ½ cup of grapefruit juice can be extracted from ⅔ grapefruit
●    ¾ cup of grapefruit juice can be extracted from 1 grapefruit
●    1 cup of grapefruit juice can be extracted from 1-¼ grapefruits

How Much Juice in a Pomegranate?

You can get 7-10 tablespoons of fresh pomegranate juice from one medium-sized pomegranate. To make a full cup of pomegranate juice, you will need 2 or more full pomegranates. 
Sugar Content: Each serving of 100grams/3.5 ounces contains about 13 grams or 4.5 ounces of sugar in it.

Pomegranate Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure the yield of fresh pomegranate juice:
●    ½ cup of pomegranate juice can be extracted from 1 to 1-½ pomegranate
●    A full cup of pomegranate juice can be extracted from 2 to 3 pomegranates

How Much Juice in Grape?

Grapes can be seeded or seedless. A pound of seedless grapes can produce 2.5 cups of fresh grape juice, whereas a pound of seeded grapes can produce 2 cups of grape juice. 

Sugar Content: 100 grams or 3.5 ounces of grapes contain 16 grams of sugar/0.56 ounces of sugar.

Grape Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure the yield of fresh grape juice from seedless grapes:
●    1 cup of fresh grape juice can be obtained from 0.4 pounds of grapes
●    2 and a half cups of fresh grape juice can be obtained from 1 pound of grapes

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How Much Juice in a Watermelon?

You can derive a fresh cup of watermelon juice from ⅛ of a watermelon. Watermelon has one of the highest juice yields among all fruits. Watermelon juice is served with icy cold cocktails and mocktails.

Sugar Content: A watermelon has 6 grams/0.211 ounces of sugar in 100 grams or 3.5 ounces of watermelon.

Watermelon Juice Conversion Chart

You may use the following chart to measure the yield of fresh watermelon juice:
●    1 cup of watermelon juice can be extracted from ⅛ part of a watermelon
●    4-5 cups of watermelon juice can be extracted from a single watermelon

Tips for Commercial Kitchens

If you’re considering creating a commercial juice joint, juice bar, or bar, you should consider the following tips:
1.    Juicer: You should consider buying a heavy-duty juicer that can deliver 50-60 cups per day. 
2.    Ice maker: You will need an icemaker for delivering super-chilled drinks to your customers. For that, you need to look for commercial ice makers that can provide ice throughout the day.
3.    Squeezer: For small citrus fruits, you can use a manual squeezer. Squeezers are efficient for extracting juice from all types of citrus fruits.
4.    Presser or Manual juicer: If you need to deliver 10-15 cups of fresh juice, you should consider buying a manual presser or juicer.