Once upon a time, hydration was enough. Now people want functional hydration and more. From 'beauty beverages' with collagen to cinnamon extracts in soft drinks to tackle diabetes or Omega-3s for heart health. Functional drinks are exciting, but regulators such as EFSA and the FDA keep a close eye on product safety and health claims.
Consumers worldwide are becoming more interested in a relaxed, balanced lifestyle, says premium beverage brand Tranquini, as it expands into new markets this year.
Wine, tea and other flavonoid-rich beverages and foods may help reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction, according to a recent study.
Latvia will follow in the footsteps of its Baltic neighbour by banning the sale of energy drinks to under 18s – something the country’s advertising association has called anti-EU.
Health is reigning supreme in the beverage market in 2016, but are the right companies taking advantage of this consumer demand?
Brooklyn-based cold-pressed juice firm JÙS by Julie has scored an industry-first with the launch of a new cold brew coffee infused with probiotics in original and vanilla flavors.
Rejuvenation Water, a functional water enriched with amino acids, has launched in the UK and is targeting today’s busy, stressed, urban professionals.
What distinguishes the winners from the losers in the ultra-competitive beverages market?
A recent study has found that habitual consumption of tea may help reduce arterial stiffness.
Researchers say polyphenols from winemaking by-product red grape pomice has potential as a functional ingredient in nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Liquid coffee and liquid tea were two of the biggest dollar value growers in grocery stores in 2015, according to Nielsen.
Only one out of 14 German retailers asked has age-restricted sales policies for energy drinks, showing the government’s soft voluntary approach is not enough, according to the German branch of...
The liquid concentrate and enhancer market may see a huge expansion in the next five years, according to an industry executive.
Nesquik is no longer "a great start to the day" after the UK advertising authority ruled the product too high in sugar to bear health claims. ...
Scientists at Nestlé are working on a new formula for slow-release coffee, something that could conceivably spread the effects of caffeine out over a longer period of time.
PepsiCo is looking to drive a healthier portfolio via new health-friendly vending machines and a 2016 launch of organic Gatorade.
Including a glass of grape juice in the daily diet may boost memory function and performance particularly for those who lead a stressful lifestyle such as working mothers, suggests a...
Having more energy for exercise may be as simple as adding sugar to a drink, according to a recent study.
Is cinnamon water set to steal coconut water's crown, can quark ever rival Greek yoghurt and will cauliflower rice really replace oats for a healthy breakfast porridge? FoodNavigator met up...
Coffee drinkers may be less likely to suffer from some illnesses and premature death, according to a recent study from Harvard.
Swedish company Probi has put its full weight behind a new probiotic product targeting iron absorption with a health claim application and the publication of promising study results.
The medical case study of a man rushed to intensive care with severe potassium deficiency has brought the issue of energy drinks and hypokalemia back into the spotlight.
Cargill’s new positioning of its erythritol as a flavor opens up new avenues for the ingredient which up to now has mostly been pigeonholed as a bulk sweetener, the company...
Traditional versions of products like Nescafé and Milo still account for the lion’s share of the business: but ready-to-drink (RTD) varieties are a fast-growing category, especially in Malaysia, says Nestlé...
BeverageDaily runs a series of special edition newsletters each year – putting the spotlight on an innovative industry sector – and we’re looking ahead to our 2016 subjects.
A herbal nutricosmetic drink is being launched in the UK utilising the amino acid-rich Himalyan herb, Moringa oleifeira, with the company involved saying it has overcome the 'horrible' taste of moringa....