Evolution Fresh, a subsidiary of
Starbucks Corporation, is an
American-based company producing fruit juices, fruit smoothies,
gourmet soups, salads and signature bowls.
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Jimmy Rosenberg founded the
Evolution Fresh Company in San Bernardino,
California in 1992. Jimmy was the founder of the Naked Juice
Company in 1983 that was later sold to
PepsiCo under the parent
PepsiCo Americas Beverages division in 2006.
Evolution began distributing in
California and has since grown to the
On November 10, 2011
Evolution Fresh was acquired by Starbucks
In August 2012,
Ledcor Group of Companies collaborated with Starbucks
Corporation and the
Evolution Fresh operational group and equipment
vendors on preparing facility designs and process system solutions for
a complex juice production and bottling operation and facility in
Rancho Cucamonga, California. They remodeled the existing 250,000 sq.
ft. dry warehouse building to accommodate the juice process and
production facility. The building required extensive renovations and
After its completion in February 2014, the juice production facility
currently distributes a variety of bottled fresh juice products to
Starbucks stores nationally, designed to generate approximately 9
million gallons of bottled fruit and vegetable juice per year, with
expansion capacity to 12 million gallons.
Evolution Fresh produces a line of super-premium, cold-pressed juices
and in 2010 Evolution invested in a new form of pasteurization
equipment, known as
High pressure processing (HPP).
Using HPP, the bottled juice is subject to thousands of pounds of
pressure for preservation without exposing the product to heat that
some believe could damage the juice's flavor, color and nutritional
In 2011, Evolution produces five types of juice with the pascalization
or High Pressure Process, Orange, Grapefruit, Lemonade,
Tangerine. This process now allows for a 40-day shelf life for fresh
juice. Evolution products currently go from the tree to shelf in
less than 7 days.
^ Ledcor, Group of Companies. "Evolution Fresh". Ledcor.com. Retrieved
22 May 2015.
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