5 Health Benefits of Cold Pressed Cherry Juice

Photo: Yarra Valley Cherries 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice

Cherry juice is a really refreshing drink for the Christmas and summer period, but did you know there are so many benefits to cherry juice as well? At Yarra Valley Cherries, we cold press our cherries into juice to ensure all the nutrients and benefits are maintained. Over 250 cherries make up one litre of juice so you’re getting concentrated goodness.

Yarra Valley Cherries is located in the Victorian town of Seville, in the stunning Upper Yarra Valley. This area’s unique terroir, protected by the nearby Warramate Hills, creates the perfect microclimate for growing high-quality, superb tasting Australian cherries.

In our orchard are there are more than 20,000 cherry trees, with 30 different cherry varieties. This diversity means Yarra Valley Cherries’ orchard can produce premium cherries throughout the season. The same day our cherries are picked, they are graded and packed at the orchard, and are available for purchase. Along with the care and hard work of our staff, Yarra Valley Cherries uses a state of the art high definition electronic grading machine to ensure only the freshest, firmest, sweetest tasting cherries are chosen for sale.

Since 2017, we have been producing our 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice, made from the same high-quality cherries straight from our orchards. Our 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice is cold pressed, high-pressure processed, guaranteeing the highest quality cherry flavour with no loss of natural nutrients.

Made with no concentrates, additives, or preservatives, our 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice offers the same health benefits as cherries. Below are 5 reasons to drink cherry juice.

5 Health Benefits Of Cold Pressed Cherry Juice

1. Fights Inflammation and Arthritis Pain

Research has shown that antioxidants (https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/antioxidants-explained) in cherry juice can reduce pain and inflammation from osteoarthritis. A study in 2012 showed that after 21 days of drinking cherry juice twice a day, the osteoarthritis participants felt a reduction in pain and blood tests showed less inflammation.

2. Boost Immunity

Cherries pack a lot of antioxidants into a small package. Flavonoids are a type of antioxidant which are found in cherry juice and fight infections.

3. Helps Post-Workout Recovery

Cherry juice is high in potassium, which helps conduct electrical impulses in the body, maintain blood pressure, hydration, muscle recover, never impulses, digestion, heart rate and pH balance. Cherries contains about 330 milligrams of potassium per cup, nearly 10% of the daily recommended value.

4. Helps You Sleep

The anti-inflammatory properties of cherry juice can help you sleep according to a 2010 study.

5. Reduce Blood Pressure

A study in 2015 found that due to the high polyphenol content of cherry juice, it can help reduce blood pressure. Participants showed reduction in blood pressure in the trial that ran for 12 weeks.

With all these health benefits, 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice is perfect for the heat of this summer. The juice is also refreshing and tasty too, another reason to enjoy it.

Yarra Valley Cherries’ all natural 100% Cold Pressed Cherry Juice comes in a 1L, easy pour pouch and is available at our farmgate.