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Natumi health drink hits the shelves

Yet another alternative for the health-conscious consumer as German milk-alternative specialist Natumi launches its So Well Tri-drink in the UK this month. The new drink...

'Allo to new healthy beverage

Mexi Aloe Laboratories is launching a new nutraceutical drink in France called Aloe's Passion Drink. Combining the nutritional benefits of aloe vera and passion fruit...

Soy protein isolates without the taste of beans

Protient, the US-based protein producer, has begun production at its new ultra-filtered soy protein isolate facility. The product has numerous beverage applications.

Tate & Lyle ups fructose production

British manufacturer of carbohydrate ingredients Tate & Lyle is to expand the capacity of its krystar crystalline fructose plant in Lafayette, Indiana by 20 per...

Beer and chocolate, a sweet combination

The latest addition to Carlsberg's Semper Ardens range of speciality beers is Criollo Stout, a dark beer with real chocolate and English liquorice. Each 70cl...

PET launched for thick-walled European packaging

The Voridian division of Eastman Chemical Company, the world's largest supplier of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins for packaging, has announced the launch of Voridian PET...

'Foiling' dirty can tops

A Brazilian brewery has contracted Krones to provide a Taxomatic labeller which is now operating with extended technology to apply foil to can lids as hygienic protection.

Drinks group jumps on the war bandwagon

The war in Iraq may be viewed as a failure of diplomacy by many people, but for one Canadian drinks company at least it is...

Radio waves used to enhance fruit juice safety

In the US, an Agricultural Research Service scientist has devised a means of using radio waves to make fruit juice safer. The radio frequency electric...

Teleco launches trouble-shooting technology

Teleco a leading provider of voice data and video products has introduced the first digitally operated, trouble-shooting technology, Perfect Watch. The system is aimed at...

Resina launches caps and labels inspection system

In the US, Resina West, has introduced a system that simultaneously inspects for a variety of empty or filled container defects. The multi-function capability of...

Foster's to produce Diageo RTDs

With Diageo's ready-to-drink (RTD) spirit brands in the US facing an uncertain future in the light of proposed new regulations announced this week, the British-based...

Plastic bottle unscrambler

Posimat, the Spain-based provider of unscrambling and conveyor logistics solutions, is about to launch its Posimaster Multichute high-speed bottle line unscrambler at the Hispack show in Barcelona on 31 March.

Icy look for 'keep cool' Snapple bottle

CCL Container has created a striking bottle design for the Elements energy drink range from Cadbury Schweppes' Snapple unit. The recyclable aluminium bottle offers a...

Pallet plans for KHS

KHS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, a technological leader in the field of filling and packaging technology in the international beverage trade, has announced that it is...

New pack size for Lambrini

Lambrini, the perry (pear-based wine) brand produced by the UK's Halewood International, has been launched in a small-format 275ml bottle, adding to its already well-known...

Crown wins SuperEnd patent battle

Crown Holdings has announced that the European Patent Office has upheld Crown's European SuperEnd beverage end patent (EP 0 828 663 B1), with slight modification,...

Buying US wine just got easier

Artemis Wines International has launched a new service for large wine purchasing businesses such as high volume grocery stores, fine wine stores, hotels and restaurants...

Budweiser saga rumbles on

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar and its Swedish distributors has been forced to pay nearly $100,000 (€94,000) in compensation to US rival Anheuser-Busch in the latest...

Vitamin E for 'designer' waters

ADM Natural Health and Nutrition is launching a new vitamin E for use in clear beverages onto the European market. 230 Clear, to be presented...

WBD enters water market

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, the Russian producer of dairy products and fruit juice, has embarked upon a third line of business - bottled water. The company yesterday...

Safer information exchange - guaranteed

Global Wine & Spirits (GWS), the Canadian company which develops web-based business-to-business (B2B) applications for the wine and spirits industry, has been awarded a security...

Will wine snobs ever drink from cans?

Australia's Gowrie Mountain Estate is preparing to release wine in cans to the US, UK and Japan - not a new concept, but nevertheless one...

Ball to market 'bottle can' in North America

Ball, Daiwa Can Company and Mitsui have entered into an exclusive agreement for the sales and distribution of Daiwa's New Bottle Can beverage container in...

Sidel to exhibit new PET machines

Sidel is to preview five new machines for PET container production at the upcoming international packaging fair, Hispack, to be held in Barcelona from 31...