An online UK juice, smoothie and healthy food merchant has fallen foul of the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over blood cleansing and other claims for some of its juices.
More than 2 billion tons of coffee by-products that are currently thrown away could have applications in the food and nutrition sector, say researchers.
Australian researchers have tracked the anti-radical and antioxidant properties of coffee from bean to brew.
The competition in the astaxanthin space to extend this the ingredient to new dosage forms and product matrices continues to heat up with the announcement of an encapsulated offering from Algatech featuring Virun’s delivery technology. The ingredient is set to debut at the upcoming Vitafoods Europe trade show next week in Geneva, Switz.
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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has adopted its opinion on the safe consumption of caffeine with little change to its controversial draft after a heated debate period.
A €4m ($4.32m) EU project has the potential to identify new and improved strains of wine microorganisms, which could improve future winemaking.
It is ‘imperative’ more research is conducted on the potential benefits of caffeine in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, say scientists.
Greater research into the impact of food matrixes on the bioavailability of polyphenols is needed, say researchers comparing grape and blueberry juice to smoothie.
The Children’s Food Campaign claims a 20p tax on sugary drinks could have major positive impact on health but academics and industry say evidence is lacking.
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) safe upper limit for caffeine could mean a de facto ban for 80% of UK males, whose average weight would take them over the body weight referenced in the opinion, according to a food law expert.
Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) gave six stakeholders five minutes each to present their thoughts on its draft risk assessment on caffeine, which stated 400 mg of caffeine a day from all sources and single doses of up to 200 mg for adults were not a safety concern.
Both Red Bull and Lucozade Sport have launched tropical flavours of their sport and energy drinks – something Mintel says is another example of these sectors trying to slurp soft drink market share.
Probiotics specialist Ganeden has announced a new application, one that straddles the supplement /food divide. The company has partnered with BioGaia to place its Ganeden BC30 into a line of straws that can be packaged with beverages.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said erythritol is safe for use in soft drinks at a maximum level of 1.6%, bringing the zero-calorie sweetener a step closer to EU approval for beverages.
Accounting for the lifestyle choice of excessive consumption of energy drinks and alcohol was not the point of EFSA's risk assessment on caffeine, the authority has said at a Brussels stakeholder meeting on the draft yesterday.
Sometimes entrepreneurs have to take a ‘leap of faith’, says Rebel Kitchen founder Tamara Arbib, as she takes her coconut ‘mylks’ to the US just over a year after an initial UK launch.
Japanese researchers have found coffee polyphenols can reduce type 2 diabetes risk via an insulin-regulating intestinal peptide.
People who consume between three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of coronary artery calcium build-up, which can lead to artery blockages, according to research published in the British Medical Journal’s publication Heart.
Sensient Flavors has developed new beverage concepts that it says respond to rising demand for food and drink that affects and balances our emotional states in a ‘gentle and natural’ way.
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