Raw Republic: Why This Independent Operator Sees Raw Juice Healthy Lifestyle Brands Here to Stay

Raw Republic: Why This Independent Operator Sees Raw Juice Healthy Lifestyle Brands Here to Stay

By Kerri Adams, Editor-at-Large

Concepts with a raw juice focus were born from the healthy lifestyle movement. As diners learn more about putting the right fuel in their bodies, the more raw juice concepts are opening their doors.

Raw juice has emerged as a trendy millennial obsession because these cold-pressed juices are seen as great sources of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are a convenient way for consumers to quickly get all of these healthy ingredients in one sitting. 

Not to mention, these concepts often offer much more than just juice. There are also vibrant veggie and protein stacked bowls and Vegan and Vegetarian food selections. 

But, will these concepts eventually lose steam like some of the froyo brands? Or are these eateries cleverly weaving their way into the healthy active millennials lifestyle?

We sat down with Zack Stein, one of the co-founders of Raw Republic, a raw juice concept in south Florida that is opening a second store location at the end of the month, to see why he sees so much potential in this market and what has attributed to the success of their first store. 

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