DC Juiceries and Smoothie Bars

South Block Juice opens at Ballston Quarter, Arlington

South Block Juice opens at Ballston Quarter, Arlington

Health-focused chain among retailers, restaurants opening at renovated Ballston Mall

South Block Juice opened its ninth store in Arlington, Va. at Ballston Quarter March 25. The new South Block Ballston unit is a compact design within a main entryway off of Wilson Boulevard into Ballston Quarter. South Block is a health-focused beverage and acai-bowl chain that has its roots in Washington, D.C.. The emerging chain was founded 15 years ago by Amir Mostafavi, also its current CEO. A new Rosslyn unit will open this summer, according to an email from Mostafavi, adding to store locations that include Old Town, Alexandria and Clarendon in Arlington.

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South Block Juice East Falls Church is juicing success.

DC food entrepreneurs are juicing success

DC-based juicing companies appeal to consumers embracing healthy eating

Whether you need a quick refreshment or a way to easily get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, fresh juice and smoothies can quench any kind of thirst you have. As the demand for healthier options that use fresher ingredients increases, the demand for traditional boxed juices and bottled smoothies is on the decline.

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