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New studies in coffee

Drinking coffee may help prevent colon cancer, say German researchers, who have identified a potent antioxidant compound in the popular beverage that increased protection against...

Patently good for you

Forget the caffeine boost, food scientists in the US that developed a new method to send the antioxidant content in brewed coffee soaring have now received a patent for the...

Into Africa

Softa Bottling Company Limited (SBCL) has launched Mecca Cola onto the Kenyan market. The soft drink, which has grown in popularity this year, is a...

Energising the market

Nutrition bar pioneer PowerBar is moving into energy drinks, announcing today that it will launch two new powdered sports drink mixes in spring next year....

The truth about coffee

A recent study suggests that, contrary to conventional wisdom, coffee acts as a diuretic. "People can enjoy a variety of their favourite beverages and can...

Stora Enso Absolut number one

Stora Enso , relying on its CKB (Coated Kraft Back) board, has focused on the key requirements in the spirits packaging sector and become the preferred...

Sidel showcases technological prowess

Sidel will be featuring its latest technological innovations in the blow moulding sector, which will include the Actis treated PET beer bottle for the German market, as well as highlighting...

Top class

Tetra Top, a packaging system provider within the Tetra Pak group , has recently launched the Carton Bottle - a new packaging concept that is said...

Campbell Soup's new age beverage

Invigor8, the newest addition to Campbell's V8 beverage franchise, is to debut at the National Association of Convenience Stores(NACS) show in Chicago this month. With...

Coffee with a conscience

Food giant Kraft is to sell fair trade coffee. The launch of the product, which has been certified by the Rainforest Alliance as being environmentally,...

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....

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