How to Remove Fruit Juice Stains

It’s hard to beat the taste of fruit when it’s fresh, like sweet strawberries at a summer picnic or blueberries with your morning porridge. But enjoying your favourite fruits can also lead to the occasional stain accident! Fortunately, with Vanish, you can rest easy knowing its powerful Oxi Action formula can remove even the most stubborn of fruit stains.

To remove fruit stains, we recommend pre-treating and soaking the garment using Vanish Gold Oxi Action Stain Remover Powder for colours, or Vanish Gold Oxi Action Crystal White Powder for whites. After this, wash as usual with your normal detergent and a scoop of Vanish.

Read on for more details on how to remove fruit juice stains.



How to remove fruit juice stains from clothes

Removing blueberry stains, pomegranate stains or any other fruit juice stains from your clothing or fabrics can be a tough job. No need to panic though, we have some recommendations to remove tomato stains, orange juice stains and more. Just use Vanish Gold Oxi Action Crystal White Powder on whites or Vanish Gold Oxi Action Stain Removal Powder for coloured clothes.

Step 1— Dissolve 1x scoop of Vanish powder in 4L of warm or cold water (max 40°)

Step 2— Soak the stained item for 1 hour (max) for colours or up to 6 hours (max) for whites

Step 3 — Wash as usual with your detergent and add another scoop of Vanish

For particularly stubborn stains, pre-treat the stains by forming a paste with the powder and leaving it for up to 10 minutes (max). Then, wash as usual with an extra scoop of Vanish

Important: Always read the instructions on the packaging before use


How to remove fruit juice stains from carpet

What starts as a delicious fruit juice drink can become a nightmare in a matter of seconds when it spills onto your carpet. Luckily, there’s nothing to worry about with the powerful Vanish Oxi Action formula, which makes it a breeze to remove orange juice stains from carpet. Follow our instructions for maximum results, use Vanish Gold Carpet Care Stain Remover Spray:

Step 1 — Remove any excess liquid or dirt from the stain and spray with Vanish Gold Carpet Stain Remover, keeping the nozzle 15cm from the surface

Step 2 — Wait for a maximum of 5 minutes for the Vanish Gold Carpet Stain Remover to work

Step 3 — Blot and rub the area with a clean absorbent sponge or towel to remove the liquid and stain

Important: Remember to read the packaging before usage. Do not use on velvet materials, brocade, or carpets unsuitable for wet cleaning. Not suitable for silk and oriental rugs. Test on an inconspicuous area before trying to remove blackberry stains, raspberry stains or any other fruit juice stains.



Act fast! Along with Vanish, speed is going to be your biggest asset when trying to remove a fruit juice stain. If it’s a fresh stain, blot as much as possible with a clean cloth or paper towel and apply Vanish.

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Got a particularly stubborn tomato sauce stain? Have a look at our article on how to remove tomato sauce and condiment stains from your fabrics.


General Advice

  • Always follow washing instructions on garment or fabric care label.
  • Before use check for colour fastness by testing a hidden area of the fabric.
  • Rinse and allow to dry.
  • After washing or treating garments with Vanish Gold, dry away from sources of direct heat and direct sunlight.
  • When using Vanish to pre-treat, use lukewarm water.
  • For best results it may be necessary to repeat parts of the process.
  • Do not use on garments requiring dry cleaning.
  • Do not pour the product on any metallic parts of the garments (e.g. buttons, zips).
  • Do not expose pre-treated or soaked garments to sources of direct heat or direct sunlight before washing or rinsing thoroughly.
  • Do not leave the product to dry on garments (maximum 10 minutes contact time).