As foods become ever more complex, the need to be able to efficiently troubleshoot problems becomes even more critical. In this guest article, Wayne Morley, PhD, head of food innovation...
A new Spanish study suggests that fruit and milk-based fruit beverages are suitable vehicles for plant-based sterols, after detecting low sample levels of potentially harmful compounds called ‘POPs’.
Spanish researchers have developed a novel process that involves adding dehydrated waste grape skins to red wines before bottling to improve their color, aroma and phenolic content.
New research from Italian scientists suggests that consumers value coffee, liqueur wines and port as the most desirable pairings with chocolate, but that preferences depend on cocoa content.
Döhler has developed a range of ginger flavours for a wide variety of applications, to tap into what the company says is a growing trend for ginger flavours in foods...
Extracts from the South African plant Sclerochiton ilicifolius are amongst the ‘most potently sweet naturally occurring substances known’, report scientists from ingredients giant Cargill.
Flavour ingredients supplier Treatt has added two new ingredients to its TreattSweet range, to improve sweet flavours in products containing high intensity sweeteners, including stevia.
As reports circulate suggesting PepsiCo is trialing an alternative sweetening system for Diet Pepsi, the company insists that it has no intention of altering the drink’s formula or taste.
The lead author of a July study assessing the effects of beetroot juice on cycling performance tells BeverageDaily.com further research is needed to assess its efficacy at different levels of...
New Italian research suggests that consuming energy drinks can lead to positive benefits in terms of heart performance, with results perhaps due to the potential health effects of taurine.
Norwegian omega-3 specialist Smartfish has added a third component to its Smartfish Medical range – this time upping the ante from 1100mg to 2000mg of EPA and DHA omega-3s.
Cola makers in India might have a battle on their hands if a recent breakthrough in making a carbonated version of lassi, a traditional Indian yoghurt-based drink, is commercialised.
DuPont Nutrition & Health claims that a new study has demonstrated the satiating effect of its polydextrose ingredient, with participants eating less food at a subsequent meal after consuming the...
Geneva-based Natural Taste Consulting (NTC) has developed a ‘breakthrough’ ingredient for low-pH formulations like dairy and dressings that offers a new natural, cost-effective acid-masking solution.
San Diego-based flavor firm Senomyx has discovered a new taste modifier ingredient that can enhance the sweet flavor of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose, allowing food manufacturers...
Interest in cognitive benefits and claims is building in the food industry, with continued work to strengthen the science behind them, according to a leading nutritionist.
Flavor ingredient company Treatt has expanded its range of from the named food (FTNF) flavors with new 100% natural coffee flavors intended to emulate authentic roasted beans, the company has said.
All-in-one PowerCaps may offer speedy entry to market for beverage companies, appealing to a multitude of consumers, says Fortitech as it continues to develop cutting-edge on-the-go beverage formats.
A new US study has found that bananas were as effective as PepsiCo sports drink Gatorade in providing nutritional support to trained cyclists during prolonged and intensive exercise.
Combining different sweet components from the stevia leaf – in a similar way to combining artificial sweeteners – may be the next step toward improving the flavor of stevia-sweetened products,...
FrieslandCampina Kievit has launched a sweet creamer concept that can replace more than 40% of sugar in instant beverages and cut costs for manufacturers.
Drinking coffee regularly in moderation can reduce risk of heart failure contrary to earlier research that indicated coffee would increase the threat, according to a study.
Israel's beverage behemoth Gan Shmuel Group claims it has developed low sugar pure juices that contain no added ingredients and are undiluted, yet retain a natural, sweet taste.
Drinking pomegranate juice may help to reduce blood pressure, according to a recently published study.
Fortifying blackcurrant juice with juice from crowberry may double the polyphenol content of the juice and enhance the blood sugar control in healthy subject, says a new study.