The 'South of France' wine brand, covering thousands of producers in France's biggest wine region, is set to hit supermarkets next year as winemakers look to regroup against the New...
A new case packing machine for bottles can help processors speed up production lines and cut costs, its manufacturer claims.
European post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) collection recycling rates reached 796,000 tonnes in 2005, a 15.1 per cent increase over the previous year, according to a trade association.
Plans for radical reform of Europe's ailing wine sector will be debated openly by EU member states for the first time Tuesday, with opposing blocs already emerging.
The Internet is offering a wealth of information to more and more people, but also an avenue for irresponsible businesses to exploit consumer health concerns.
A new brewing science degree in the UK aims to help beer firms around the world improve their businesses, from sustainable production to the perfect pint.
Huge swathes of California's wine areas may disappear by 2050 if world temperatures continue to rise at their current rate, warn two separate studies on wine and global warming.
Swiss food giant Nestlé has announced plans to open a $359m (€281.9m) factory and distribution centre in Indianapolis, to cater for rising demand for its ready-to-drink beverages.
University of Birmingham researchers have reported that caffeine can boost nerve cell activity in the brain, potentially protecting against memory loss.
Britain's soft drinks industry has played down concerns that the UK is facing a shortage of carbon dioxide, the essential bubble maker in fizzy drinks from Coke to cider.
Recycled packaging has become a more viable option in the UK, according to three leading firms spanning soft drinks, food retailing and cosmetics, who have been trialling products and gauging...
The UK's food, beverage and tobacco producers spent the mostcompared to other industries on meeting environmental protection requirements,according to new statistics released by the government.
The rise of organic food is a knee-jerk reaction to consumer health fears, and threatens to unhelpfully steer us away from improving the quality of food generally.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission has set new internationalstandards on maximum allowed levels of contaminants, including lead, cadmium,and aflatoxins.
Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of cancer in the gallbladder and bile ducts by about 40 per cent, suggests a population-based study...
The National Heart Alliance (NHA) and Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) have joined calls for tougher action on food marketing to kids.
Three people have been arrested in America for stealing top secret documents from Coca-Cola and attempting to sell them to its arch-rival, PepsiCo.
A coalition of UK food, soft drink and advertising industries have signed and submitted a response to Ofcom's consultation on food marketing to children.
Britvic has appointed consultant group Nunwood to carry out product and concept testing into a new range of innovative soft drinks, as the firm looks to keep up with changing...
Once derided as a poor relation of real wine, sales of rosé have rocketed across Britain and France over the last few years as consumers look to expand their taste...
Almost two thirds of Americans are concerned about the safety of artificial sweeteners, a factor that could potentially impact the expected continued growth of the sugar-free market, according to a...
Drinking a glass of pomegranate juice every day could slow the growth of prostate cancer, researchers have reported for the first time.
As French, Italian and Spanish winemakers debate life without wine lakes, producers in one of Europe's smallest wine nations say they should not foot the bill for others' mistakes.
Specialised diploma courses for various manufacturing segments of the food industry will be created in the UK, part of a bid to increase the skills levels in the industry.
Squabbling over what ingredients can be used to make true vodka threatens to hold up European Commission proposals to tighten the definition of spirit drinks.