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Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily may increase the risk of developing stroke or dementia compared to those who consumed this drink less than once a week.
How stevia controls blood sugar levels has remained a mystery until now as researchers think they have unravelled the natural, no-calorie sweetener's action that results in its observed health benefits.
Produced by hand using a steam copper, Box Steam Brewery 'transforms the fine malts and the best hops into quality beers', while minimizing the impact on the environment. Philip Downes,...
Providing smaller drink sizes to consumers with unlimited refills increases individual consumption of sugary drinks. However the opposite was true when the consumer had to get their own refill.
Approaches to test the accuracy of claims for samples of roast ground coffee have been reviewed by researchers.
A blueberry drink a day can help keep stress away, suggests a study which found blueberry’s antioxidant power improved the cognitive performance of adult rats exposed to stress.
Lactips has developed an edible plastic made from milk protein (casein), claiming it has enormous potential for intelligent packaging in the food and beverage industry.
Despite the emerging trend of blurring category lines in the functional beverage sector, many consumers still hesitate to believe the claims and attributes on pack, let alone make a purchase,...
By the end of the year, manufacturers will see ‘transformational’ wearable technology in the consumer market, which will overtake sales of handheld devices, says NSF International.
Consuming beetroot juice may improve high-intensity intermittent-type exercise performance, says a new study with trained soccer players.
Tea consumption halves the risk of cognitive impairment for people 55 years old and above, and also dramatically reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease among those at greater genetic risk.
A European team of researchers led by the University of Parma, is developing what it claims is the first ever fluid‐repellent, antibacterial metal surfaces in the food and beverage industry....
AB InBev has announced ambitious plans to bring a “microgravity” beer to Mars, a mission that will likely take decades to accomplish.
The average company investing in food waste reduction will see a fourteen fold return on their investments and half will see substantially more, says a new report.
Caffeine could ward off dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions by enhancing the abilities of protective enzymes, say researchers.
Yakult is ready to begin carrying out tests on the consumption of probiotics in space, by undertaking experiments on astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS).
Fraunhofer and Döhler are working together to develop a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics.
Acacia gum is 100% natural, non-GMO, organic, gluten-free and applicable in almost every area of the food industry. Why does it have a chequered past, and how can it obtain...
Itene (Packaging, Transport and Logistics Institute) has partnered with the Agricultural Research and Training Institute of Andalucía (Ifapa) to determine the factors that influence the quality of aged brandy, in...
Beers labeled as “gluten-removed” may not be safe for those with celiac disease (CD) to consume, a study by the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) has found.
Soy milk fortified with combination of plant sterols can alleviate lipid peroxidation and inflammation, a Singapore clinical trial has concluded.
Döhler showcased an array of concepts for the bakery industry inspired by drinks at ProSweets.
Individuals are piling on excess calories by sweetening or adding spice to their coffee or tea, according to a study from the US.
Grapegrowers in Australia are trialling a new smartphone app that helps them measure the water status of their vines.
The anti-inflammatory properties of caffeine may be why coffee drinkers live longer, says a Nature study, in which its research team provide proof for the compound’s role in heart health....