Woman's Day staff rates orange juice brands

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Orange Juice Taste Test

Whether you enjoy orange juice with your breakfast or with a mid-day snack, OJ is one of the most beloved beverages. In fact, Americans drink around 3.2 gallons of orange juice per person, per year! When purchasing the citrus-flavored treat, buy juices labeled 100% orange juice to ensure you're getting only OJ. Some other terms you'll find on the packaging:

Almost all supermarket orange juice is pasteurized (heated to a high temperature), increasing its shelf life and ensuring that the juice doesn't separate.

This is orange juice with the water removed. When prepared according to package directions, FCOJ has about the same amount of vitamin C as not-from-concentrate juice.

Water has been removed from this juice for storage, then added back in before bottling. In terms of nutrition and price, buying a carton of OJ "from concentrate" is about the same as mixing it yourself.

These varieties have added nutrients. Choose ones that have the same Percent Daily Value of calcium (30% DV) and vitamin D (25% DV) as a glass of milk.

Read on to find out which juices are our top picks.

(See more: Green juice taste test)

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With pulp

(Photo courtesy of Tropicana)

With Pulp

This tangy juice has a classic flavor and just enough pulp. Try the super-nutritious fortified variety with calcium and vitamin D.

Tropicana Pure Premium Some Pulp, ($3.80 for 59 oz)

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Simply Orange Pulp Free

(Photo courtesy of Simply Orange)

No Pulp

Sweet, bright and a little tart, the smooth texture makes this juice extra-refreshing for anyone who hates the "bits" in their drink.

Simply Orange Pulp Free, ($3.99 for 59 oz)

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(Photo courtesy of Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company)

Tastes Fresh

This juice is squeezed, "gourmet-pasteurized" (quickly, at a lower heat) and shipped immediately so it's like biting into a freshly cut orange.

Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company Orange Juice, ($5.99 for 64 oz)

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Minute Maid

(Photo courtesy of Minute Maid)

Frozen concentrate

Keep this staple in the freezer so you can whip up creamsicle cheesecake bars or just make a pitcher of the mild-flavored juice any time you're in the mood.

Minute Maid Premium Original Orange Juice, ($2.59 for 12 oz; makes 48 oz juice)

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