Activity 3 - The Orange Juice Factory
After experimenting with an orange, let's take a tour showing how orange juice is
made in Florida.
After taking your tour, write one or two sentences to answer the following
- What does a "trunk shaker" do?
- How do the oranges get from the field to the factory?
- How are the oranges cleaned?
- How are oranges checked for quality?
- What would happen if the oranges were not checked for quality and some bad oranges made it through to become bad juice?
- What might happen to the consumer?
- What might happen to the store waiting to stock the orange juice?
- What might happen to the entire orange juice industry?
- How might the orange juice industry fix the problem of bad fruit getting into the juice?
- After the oranges are checked, what turns the oranges into juice?
- How are the pulp and seed removed from the juice?
- What is done with the pulp and seed after they are removed from the juice?
- What is the difference between fresh squeezed orange juice and concentrate?
- Why is water removed from the juice?
- After water is removed from the juice, where is the juice stored?
- Once the juice has been processed, what must happen before it is sent to the market?
- Describe the different types of containers that you have seen that hold orange juice. What are they made of?
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