Why do some people need to drink more coffee to feel the same effect? It could be down to a gene that controls cells' ability to process caffeine, scientists have...
Enova Foods is targeting the health and wellness sector by expanding its protein snack bars and launching a collagen tea.
A California federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit brought against Starbucks claiming that the company tricks customers by making its iced beverages appear full but underfilling the cup...
Scottish tea company, eteaket, has launched a new tea blend in the UK made with sea buckthorn, which has been widely used in other food and beverage products as a...
THRIVE Farmers profit-sharing business model lessens the reliance on the volatile commodity market by giving coffee farmers direct access to the marketplace to sell their coffee.
The use of leftover coffee grounds as an antioxidant dietary fibre is a low-cost value-added opportunity for an otherwise waste product, say Spanish researchers.
Seeds of the native Brazilian shrub guarana have been found to contain antioxidant levels more than ten times that of green tea.
The future of functional beverages will focus on products that use ingredients that provide function naturally, rather than on products that are fortified with nutrients, Ilana Orlofsky, marketing coordinator for...
Detroit-based startup Gäyo Kopi has introduced wild-certified Kopi Luwak coffee (sourced from wild civets in Indonesia) to the US market, completing pre-order shipments of the rare imported coffee this month, the...
From teas enriched with medicines to programmable tea taps, the humble brew could see a dramatic evolution over the coming years, says Tetley. Even the concept of tea consumed as...
PE Labellers has partnered with Nestlé to install a 24,000 bottle per hour glass jar packaging machine at its plant in Orbe, Switzerland.
Stratasys has collaborated on a project with Italian firm, Argotec, the University of Portland, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) to create 3D espresso printed cups for space.
Uflex has created a ‘Seal of Authenticity’ tamper-proof 3D seal for Nescafé Classic manufactured by Nestlé India.
MillerCoors has launched Easy Tea Co, a lightly carbonated hard iced tea with a 5% ABV (alcohol by volume) kick.
European-based Refresco Group has agreed to acquire Whitlock Packaging, in the US, for $129m.
Gourmet coffee wholesaler DTS8 Coffee Company has plans to expand into the world’s fastest growing coffee-shop market by acquiring existing coffee chains.
We Are Tea is the latest functional tea brand to tap into the Millenial generation's search for products that offset eating indulgences, according to an analyst.
Germany-based ingredients business Döhler is ramping up its US presence with the acquisition of botanical extracts and tea business Teawolf.
A focus on functional health benefits has allowed India to become the world’s largest market for malt-based hot drinks, according to Euromonitor International.
Starbucks Corporation has invested in Italian boutique bakery Princi and will be bringing the company’s products to its recently announced premium Starbucks Reserve Roastery sites.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to veto four caffeine health claims following a lively debate on energy drinks in a Strasbourg plenary today.
Matcha and turmeric continue to rise in popularity as consumers and manufacturers embrace the ancient ingredients for their health benefits, unique flavor profiles and brilliant colors.
A recent review published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) found no clear association between coffee intake and cancer, and in some cases, found evidence that drinking...
Biodegradable plastic packaging designed to behave like an orange peel when it is thrown away is launching in the UK next month.
Don Nesbit and Francini Retana Rodriquez have launched Taza Agua to provide consumers with a premium bottled water specifically made for brewing tea and drip coffee.