Does a warm orange really give more juice than a cold one?

So, according to the internet (and certain people in the Homemade office) you can get twice the juice from an orange if you leave it in warm water for a minute before squeezing. Just imagine – this could change breakfast juicing forever. So obviously we decided this rumour needed to be tested. Immediately. 



We got two oranges of exactly the same size and put one in hot water for one minute.

Then we juiced like the wind:

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The result


Well this is awkward. The internet lied. In fact we got more juice from the room temperature orange than from the warm one. Aha. Homemade tried, and failed.


Lesson: don't always trust what you read on the internet. Apart from on here, obviously.