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Calorie labelling should be mandatory for alcoholic drinks, say public health MEPs

Calorie content labelling should be made mandatory for alcoholic beverages in the EU as soon as possible, say public health Members of European Parliament (MEPs).

Energy drink TV adverts are placed on channels that appeal to teens: US study

US energy drink manufacturers primarily advertise on television channels that appeal to adolescents, according to a study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Indonesia

New Java plant shows first fruits from $500m Indonesian investment

The Coca-Cola Company’s chief executive has branded Indonesia “one of the most dynamic countries in the world”, as he opened Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia’s Cikekodan plant in Bekasi, West Java.

What do we know about caffeine and Alzheimer's?

It is ‘imperative’ more research is conducted on the potential benefits of caffeine in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, say scientists.

Not just for hippies: Hemp's rising superfood status

Bursting with nutrients and boasting an impressive growth rate, the future of hemp is bright– but what’s the best way for manufacturers to cash in on a product that is connected – mistakenly but understandably – with an illegal drug?

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Message on a bottle: Personalized text lights up Medea Vodka bottles
‘Consumers have an insatiable appetite for new experiences’

Message on a bottle: Personalized text lights up Medea Vodka bottles

Consumers can use their phones to programme personalized messages on bottles, with Bluetooth technology and an app...

Friend or foe: Can big beverage brands and small start-ups work together?
Dispatches from Food Vision, Cannes

Friend or foe: Can big beverage brands and small start-ups work together?

Big beverage companies now recognise the speed and energy of start-ups, but corporations maintain the might and...

Heineken and Carlsberg back brewers’ pledge for nutritional labeling on beer

Heineken and Carlsberg back brewers’ pledge for nutritional labeling on beer

Heineken, Carlsberg, SAB Miller, and AB InBev are backing a pledge from The Brewers of Europe, which...

Salty, sour, spicy, bitter: Will soft drinks ever go beyond sweet?
dispatches from Food Vision, Cannes

Salty, sour, spicy, bitter: Will soft drinks ever go beyond sweet?

Will ‘sweet’ always be superior in the soft drink category? Or will consumers embrace the whole world...

‘Dangerously high’ levels of arsenic in California wine, alleges lawsuit: but industry slams the science

‘Dangerously high’ levels of arsenic in California wine, alleges lawsuit: but industry slams the science

California wine is ‘perfectly safe,’ says the industry body Wine Institute, after a lawsuit alleged some low-cost...

Green tea packs a stronger punch in China with new Bacardi spirit

Green tea packs a stronger punch in China with new Bacardi spirit

Bacardi claims to have made a “breakthrough” in spirit production technology with a new liquor named TANG, that is...

Beer with superfoods: Dr Jekyll's adds twist to the US craft beer market

Beer with superfoods: Dr Jekyll's adds twist to the US craft beer market

Ale with gingko leaves, walnut oil, hawthorne berry, and even garlic: a group of Californian entrepreneurs are...

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