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Pressed Juicery Review

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Updated August 01, 2013

Pressed Juicery Review

Pressed Juicery Juice Cleanse

Pressed Juicery (www.pressedjuicery.com) is a Los Angeles-based packaged juice cleanse born out of the idea that “in order to find fulfillment and balance each day, modern people need to be armed with a fresh set of tools that are simple, convenient, and tailored to their hectic schedules.”

Their cleanses can be shipped nationwide. Pressed Juicery also has four retail locations and one mobile food truck in the Los Angeles area.

Types of Cleanses:

Pressed Juicery offers three levels of cleanse. Each cleanse includes five juices, one nut milk, one chlorophyll water, and one aloe vera water per day.

Cleanse 1 is their most popular cleanse, "designed for the majority of people out there" because it’s the "easiest plan to stick to and is gentle on the system". Cleanse 2 is for more experienced cleansers who "take good care of themselves" and "would like a deep cleanse". Cleanse 3, for "the detox lovers out there", is "heavily vegetable based of the three cleanses and designed for maximum results". The main difference in the levels is that there is more green vegetable juice (and less of the other juices) as you move up levels.

One brilliant feature is that each cleanse is highly customizable, allowing you to choose based on your tastes. For example, you can choose from four green juices, four citrus juices, and four beet or carrot juices. Note that you choose for one day and each day on the cleanse is the same.

Mantra:

“Get back to your roots.”

The Juices:

Pressed Juicery "Greens 2"

I tried Pressed Juicery's Cleanse 1. Here’s a list of the juices that were included:

Day 1:
  1. Greens 2
  2. Roots 3
  3. Greens 1
  4. Citrus 4
  5. Roots 1
  6. Almond Milk
  7. Chlorophyll Water
  8. Aloe Vera Water
Day 2:
  1. Greens 2
  2. Roots 3
  3. Greens 1
  4. Citrus 4
  5. Roots 1
  6. Almond Milk
  7. Chlorophyll Water
  8. Aloe Vera Water
Day 3:
  1. Greens 2
  2. Roots 3
  3. Greens 1
  4. Citrus 4
  5. Roots 1
  6. Almond Milk
  7. Chlorophyll Water
  8. Aloe Vera Water

The 16-ounce plastic bottles were conveniently sequentially numbered, making them easy to organize in the fridge and also making it easy to figure out what to drink next. The chlorophyll water is meant to be sipped throughout the day. The aloe vera water should be the last drink of the day and finished at least an hour before bed.

Pressed Juicery uses organic produce in their juices, but at times they are not 100% organic due to the quantities they make as well as the availability of organic. The juices are extracted every day using a hydraulic juice press in their commercial kitchen in west Los Angeles. The juices are unpasteurized in order to retain the nutritional profile and potency of the juices, which keep for up to three days in the refrigerator.

The Taste:

I loved the taste of all of the juices and drinks on this cleanse. They had subtle, complex flavors. Greens 2 had a hint of lemon and wasn’t too sweet or strong-tasting, as green juices sometimes are. I finished the bottle before I knew it. Roots 3 had a spicy, ginger lemon kick that nicely balanced the sweetness. Greens 1 was all vegetable and had an understated cucumber flavor. The almond milk was rich and satisfying. The aloe vera water tasted mostly like water, so it was easy to drink. There was plenty of taste variation but I appreciated the predictability of having the same drinks, in the same order, every day.

Support:

The day before first day of the cleanse, I received an email confirming the details of the order. Packed with the juice delivery box was a “cheat sheet” with a brief summary of how to do the cleanse, including the order of drinks, timing of drinks, what to do if you’re hungry, suggestions for improving elimination (colonics, drinking the aloe vera water, and herbal laxative teas), and a support email address and phone number (local Los Angeles) to call to reach a Pressed Juicery team member for customer support. There is also a Facebook page and Twitter account.

On the last day of the cleanse, I got a congratulatory email, saying that "we want to make sure you're armed with a maintenance kit that will help you stay on track and maximize the effects of your cleanse." There were tips on how to break the cleanse and some sample foods to have for the first few days post-cleanse.

Cost:

The Pressed Juicery cleanse is $70 per day, or $210 for a three-day cleanse, plus FedEx overnight shipping from Los Angeles (for example, $75 to Boston).

The refund policy: Once the order is confirmed, there is no refund. Orders can be canceled at least 48 hours before the start date and a credit will be given which can be put towards future orders. Orders cannot be canceled less than 48 hours before the expected delivery.

Logistics:

The website ordering process is easy and straightforward. Juices for the entired three-day cleanse were delivered at once. The juices were extremely well-packed in an insulated shipping container and plenty of cold packs that were still so cold that I could only touch them for a few seconds.

Pressed Juicery cleanses are currently available nationwide in the United States. FedEx Priority Overnight delivers from Tuesday through Friday. According to Pressed Juicery, all orders shipped by FedEx Priority Overnight arrive by 11 am. Local delivery is available in Los Angeles. Local orders arrive between 3 am and 7 am every day. There are also four retail outlets and one mobile truck in the Los Angeles area.

Other Offerings:

Pressed Juicery Detox Kit

Besides the three-or five-day cleanses, Pressed Juicery offers a Detox Kit, which is a 12 pack combination of citrus and alkaline juices, a Greens Kit (12 of their green juices), or a Kids Kit (eight of their most kid-friendly juices). There is a monthly juice package for people who want to buy in bulk for home delivery (available by local Los Angeles delivery or nationwide shipment).

Bottom Line:

Pressed Juicery juices were delicious with enough taste variation to keep me interested for the three days. The flavors were subtle and often left me wanting more. The ordering and delivery process are easy, but shipping to the east coast is pricey.
Disclosure: Review samples were provided by the company. For more information, please see our Ethics Policy.
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