tuoremehu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tuore (fresh) + mehu (juice), originally introduced as trade name for natural fruit juices.

Noun[edit]

tuoremehu

  1. A natural or close-to-natural fruit or vegetable juice, especially orange juice.
  2. (law) A juice produced by mechanical means from fruit or vegetables (täysmehu) that has not been treated with heat (e.g. by pasteurizing). A product called tuoremehu may contain up to 150 grams added sugar per liter of juice.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In common speech, tuoremehu and täysmehu are practically synonymous, although they are defined as different products in so called mehuasetus (juice decree).
  • As orange is the original and still dominant source of commercially sold juice, many associate the word prrimarily with orange juice.

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