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Meet the entrepreneurs: Caliente

‘Our product is quite polarizing – and therefore engages people more’: Chili-infused drink Caliente

The kick of chili may not be for everyone: but chili-infused beverages can offer a real alternative to boring or unhealthy soft drinks, says Swedish start-up Caliente. 

‘Our product is quite polarizing – and therefore engages people more’: Chili-infused drink Caliente

OXiGEN bottled water uses patented oxygen molecule for improved health

OXiGEN water has its sights set on being the leading manufacturer of oxygen products using a more stabilized oxygen molecule, which it says delivers a host of health benefits to the consumer. 

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Sugar tax one step closer to implementation in Thailand

Plus: Vietnam’s PM: ’Whole political system’ responsible for food safety; Ifad approves US$30m grant to reduce malnutrition in rural Laos; and DSM sponsors senior fellowship at SMU.

Saudi Arabia smacks energy drinks with new fines

Saudi Arabia has announced further restrictions on energy drinks, with fines to be levied against outlets serving the beverages, but the impact will be minimal, according to Euromonitor.

Analyst: ‘It may be too early to say Pepsi True is a flop, but it’s definitely not a success’

The 2014 launch of Pepsi True was a low-key affair, so the complete radio silence from the brand ever since could just reflect a desire to keep things that way. Another explanation, of course, is that Pepsi True – like rival Coca-Cola Life – has simply failed to catch fire.

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Flexible packaging offers new sustainable options for liquid food producers

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer an option for any organization. Instead, it is an imperative belief that must be instilled into a company’s culture.CSR must now be evident throughout the entire organization—product-by-product, department-by-department, and employee-by-employee. No matter the size of the organization, CSR initiatives are being integrated into today’s business models across the globe.

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