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Qibla shows its range

UK-based soft drinks company Qibla Cola will be exhibiting its range of products at the largest UK lifestyle exhibition, Mela 2003 from Friday 10th October...

SIG close in on Brau Beviale

The 44th edition of BRAU Beviale, to be held in Nuremberg, Germany from 12 to 14 November 2003, should prove a showcase for the SIG...

More healthy side effects from tea

One more study is added to the growing stock of evidence suggesting tea is beneficial for our health with scientists in the US finding tea...

Beer gets technical

Czech brewer Plzensky Prazdroj recently undertook an extensive survey into the art of beer drawing. The experts concluded that the process has an unquestionable influence on the resulting taste and...

Stable growth

J. Rettenmaier & Söhne (JRS), a global manufacturer of insoluble dietary fibre, has opened a new production plant for colloidal systems in Weissenborn near Dresden,...

Green Mountain launches fair trade cocoa

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has introduced fair trade-certified organic cocoa. This is the company's first non-coffee fair trade product introduction, and will, claims the firm,...

Germans take to PET

Having now reached 180 million bottles per year, Belgian brewer Martens claims that surging demands from the German market means that its production of beer...

Better bitter

The Paulaner Brewery of Germany has implemented the vermicon's VIT-Bier testing range for the detection of beerspoiling bacteria. Rapid testing by bacteria specialists in Munich...

Amcor gets fit

Amcor PET Packaging has created a custom-designed bottle for a new sports drink which combines a sports logo as part of the design.

Against the grain

Product innovation continues in the Scandinavian non-dairy sector with a new line of organic cereal drinks launched this month to meet the growing tide for...

The strength of plastic

Plastic containers, which already account for around half of all beer and soft drinks packed in Western Europe, look set to consolidate their position over the next five years. According...

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...

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