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Stork equipment fits the bill

Beverage technology is set to feature heavily at the Worldwide Food Expo '03, taking place this year in Chicago. Suppliers and manufacturers of production equipment...

Energy drink for caffeine-free men

Leading UK vitamins firm Vitabiotics is launching an energy drink aimed solely at men, which can enhance performance without the high caffeine content found in...

Regular flavour, diet drink?

Arla Foods' new functional ingredient, Gaio tagatose, is to debut in the US market with the national launch of a new diet Pepsi flavoured slurpee....

Black tea tackles inflammation

Black tea extracts show promise as both topical and orally-active inhibitors of inflammation, according to research from Rutgers university to be presented at the Worldnutra...

Integrated labelling

Creo , the Canadian supplier of labelling solutions to the food and beverage industry, will be demonstrating its Networked Graphic Production solution at Labelexpo Europe 2003,...

In Sync

NovaSync, a mobile solutions provider serving the beverage industry, has announced that US company Polar Beverages has just completed the roll-out of Sales Ranger, NovaSync's...

Capping up

Alcoa Closure Systems International (Alcoa CSI) is to launch three new pieces of capping equipment at Pack Expo Las Vegas, which will be held 13...

Kava comeback

Herbal product manufacturers and kava suppliers are to stage a lobbying campaign to try to force kava, a herb taken to combat stress, back onto...

Sweet times for Orafti

Belgian company Orafti is preparing for the Food ingredients Europe exhibition, which will be held in Frankfurt this November. The company, part of Belgian agro-food...

Krones prepares to shine

Krones is to highlight a number of technologies for the first time, including an inline machine for sleeving applications at the forthcoming BRAU Beviale 2003...

Cantrell & Cochrane kick starts its first isotonic drink

Leading Irish drinks group Cantrell & Cochrane has launched its first functional beverage, an isotonic sports drink aimed at Irish athletes and backed by a...

Nutrinova give DHActive new form for FiE

Speciality ingredients supplier Nutrinova has designed a variety of products to display its latest ingredients at this year's Fi Europe show, taking place in Frankfurt in November.

ChampionLyte takes on Europe

Billed as the first sugar-free isotonic drink, the US-produced ChampionLyte is being launched on the European market next month at this year's Anuga trade show...

Drinking to health

Regular alcohol intake, thought to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, is associated with lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome, reported Greek researchers at the European...

UK cider given all-clear

A UK survey has been carried out on the occurrence of patulin in cider. Patulin, which is a kind of mycotoxin, is produced by moulds...

New designs on wine

Just a few weeks after the launch of Franklin Estates' Australian wine in cans in the UK, another Antipodean winery is taking a similar stance and introducing its wine in...

Showa shows the way

In Japan, Showa Aluminium Can Corporation (SAC), a subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), is to make an innovative move to start production of aluminium...

Tagatose on target

Putting the pressure on its licensee MD Foods to bring tagatose to the marketplace may well have worked for the low cal sweetener patent holder...

Like a bull in a beverage market

Syntegra, the billion dollar consulting and system integration subsidiary of BT group, claims to have significantly contributed to a lift in sales performance for the...

The black stuff

Chr Hansen has developed a new form of natural colour that the company claims will allow manufacturers of soft drinks to create the perfect black....

Coffee to the rescue

So can coffee be good for you? Recently published research indicates that the beverage can protect against liver cirrhosis, a life threatening illness associated with...

Holsten's PET project

Krones has supplied Germany's first dedicated PET line for beer and beer-based mixed drinks - the 36,000-bph line at Holsten-Brauerei starts operations this month 2003....

Savouring the flavour

In an effort to preserve the valuable aromas of fruit teas, Walki Wisa's Steinfurt, Germany, operations have developed a new barrier material for tea packaging...

Cherry Coke hits Aussie market

Coca-Cola is planning to further expand its range of flavours by launching Cherry Coke into the Australian market. The move follows the somewhat mixed success...

Green tea could halt bladder cancer

The active ingredient in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), has been found to block the growth of bladder tumours in rats. EGCG is increasingly regarded as...

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