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Caffeine taken during training and even in small doses may boost sports performance: Researcher

Caffeine in small doses and during training may boost performance

Sophie Killer

Doctoral researcher in exercise metabolism and performance nutrition

Already one of the most widely-used stimulants in sport, recent research suggests there may be greater scope for caffeine to be used in a wider range of sports as well as during exercise, says sports nutrition researcher and consultant in elite sport.

Published: 24-Jul-2014

'People don't throw chairs and break windows': Second Glass boss on starting US Wine Riots

'People don't break windows': Second Glass boss on US Wine Riots

Dubbed the 'Prince of Boston's Wine Revolution' by Stuff magazine, Second Glass founder Tyler Balliet tells us how to start a wine riot and his excitement about speaking at Wine Vision in London this November. 

Published: 23-Jul-2014

Sainsbury's listings at 19, a sports drink launch at 24: Overly entrepreneur on guessing Justin King's email and casting off wide-eyed innocence

Sainsbury's listings at 19, sports drinks at 24: Overly comes of age

Young entrepreneur Chris Hannaway and childhood friend Will Hammersley launched frozen yogurt brand Arctic Farm into Sainsbury’s at the tender age of 19. Now they’re back with sports drink Overly. This is Chris’s story…

Published: 10-Jul-2014

‘Stop US tax discrimination against small EU brewers!’: Brewers of Europe

Stop US tax discrimination against small EU brewers: Brewers of Europe

Brewers of Europe insists that ending 'discriminatory' tax breaks on small EU brewers exporting to the US remain a vital issue in ongoing talks around the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Published: 30-Jun-2014

Mooted novel food changes will open exotic fruit doors in EU

Mooted novel food changes will open exotic fruit doors in EU

Dr John Wilkinson

Consultant and EU Novel Foods expert

Exotic and functional fruits and vegetables like cashew nut fruit, chu chu and their extracts are set for an easier passage into European Union markets if mooted simplifications to EU Novel Foods laws come to fruition, according to a UK-based expert.

Published: 25-Jun-2014

DrinkPreneur Live 2014: OOb takes Tesco prize in final shootout

DrinkPreneur Live 2014: OOb takes Tesco prize in final shootout

Green-tea based drinks brand OOb took first prize at the inaugural DrinkPreneur event in London yesterday, winning high praise from judges including Tesco soft drinks buying manager David Beardmore.

Published: 12-Jun-2014

GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in ESL/UHT white milk.

Published: 14-May-2014

Coca-Cola launch will fire US shrink sleeve growth: CCL Label

Coca-Cola launch will fire US shrink sleeve growth: CCL Label

CCL Label tells BeverageDaily.com that Coke’s successful Christmas holiday promotion using its sustainable TD shrink sleeve material will spur the market still further and assist hard-pressed recyclers.

Published: 13-May-2014

‘If kids don’t like it, you won't get far’: Daioni boss on healthy dairy drink success

‘If kids don’t like it, you won't get far’: Daioni boss on healthy dairy drink success

Welsh farmer turned entrepreneur Laurence Harris tells BeverageDaily.com about his nationwide distribution ambition for the UK’s first organic flavored milk brand Daioni.

Published: 15-Apr-2014

Squash to smoothie enhancers: DreamPak scans horizon in $400m market

Squash to smoothie enhancers: DreamPak scans horizon in $400m market

DreamPak’s international sales director tells Ben Bouckley that brands must differentiate to grow in a crowded US beverage enhancers fixture and tips tea, coffee and smoothies to lead the charge.

Published: 14-Apr-2014

‘Functional beverage belief is back’: Zenith International chair

‘Functional beverage belief is back’: Zenith International chair

Zenith International chairman Richard Hall tells BeverageDaily.com that he thinks the beverage industry is regaining its faith in functional products. 

Published: 11-Apr-2014

‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

Cold Press MD Andrew Gibb reveals the HPP juice and smoothie brand’s sales could hit circa. $5m in 2014 and is unfazed about taking on the might of Innocent Drinks and Tropicana.

Published: 09-Apr-2014

Checking product quality with a refractometer

Checking product quality with a refractometer

Refractometers can be used as a final check to ensure everything has gone right in the production process, according to a UK firm.  

Published: 01-Apr-2014

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

Business software specialist CSB-System says it is keen to expand in English-speaking markets such as the US and UK, and claims it offers beverage firms a level of system integration that rivals cannot.

Published: 31-Mar-2014

Google Glass tipped to shape future wine buying habits

Google Glass tipped to shape future wine buying habits

Google Glass, glasses which contain tiny computers on their frames, will shape the wines people buy in the future, predicts Arnaud Daphy of wine marketing consultancy Triptiq.

Published: 27-Feb-2014

UK wasn't ready for Upbeat 5-years ago: Volac chief

UK wasn't ready for Upbeat 5-years ago: Volac chief

Mark Neville

Owner and Director of Human Nutrition - Volac

British consumers would “absolutely not” have been ready for a product like Upbeat - Volac's liquid whey protein concentrate, fruit juice hybrid - five-years ago, the company’s human nutrition chief has claimed.

Published: 25-Feb-2014

Food Visions: Industry needs to confront its communications crash or lose consumers forever

Food Visions: Industry needs to confront its communications crash or lose consumers forever

Mike Greene

Former CEO and owner - HIM!

Food manufacturers, retailers and other food industry players are failing to connect with consumers who are tuning out of mainstream messaging and infesting their own comms channels, says angel investor, business mentor and philanthropist, Mike Greene.

Published: 20-Feb-2014

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Tiziana Molaro

Lead User Experience Researcher - Tetra Pak

Consumer feedback on the functionality of packaging is increasingly important for Tetra Pak as it expands into new markets, according to the company's head of user experience research.

Published: 16-Dec-2013

‘Perrier knows no limits’: Vergèze factory manager

‘Perrier knows no limits’: Vergèze factory manager

Perrier site manager Bernard Rouger insists that there are no supply limitations as Nestle Waters’ iconic French sparkling water brand breaks the 1.1bn unit barrier in 2013.

Published: 13-Dec-2013

Arsenal FC nutritionist: ‘Food supplements have a big part to play.’

Arsenal FC nutritionist: ‘Food supplements have a big part to play.’

James Collins

Sport and exercise nutritionist - Arsenal Football Club

James Collins, bespoke nutritionist at Arsenal Football Club and with other elite athletes, says food supplements and sports nutrition products are highly important to top athletes - so important their use is now near-on ubiquitous.   

Published: 02-Dec-2013

‘Fusion Energy Drinks’ fire new consumption occasions: WILD Flavors

‘Fusion Energy Drinks’ fire new consumption occasions: WILD Flavors

Tanja Krüger from WILD Flavors notes the emerging trend in energy drinks towards ‘fusion energy’ - products that pair energy with other global success stories including tea and malt-based ingredients.

Published: 09-Oct-2013

'Unique' Orang-Utang orange-juice soda with cola scoops Anuga award

'Unique' Orang-Utang orange-juice soda with cola scoops Anuga award

Klaus Dörrenhaus, CEO of German company KDM, tells Ben Bouckley why he chose to persevere in developing his award-winning, all-natural Orang-Utang soft drink.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

X-ray inspection demand continues for glass packaging

X-ray inspection demand continues for glass packaging

X-ray inspection adoption is increasing with it being an accepted process but finer and more contaminants remain the target to increase its use, according to Eagle Product Inspection.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

Royal Crown launches ‘world's best’ stevia-sweetened cola with 50% less sugar

Royal Crown launches ‘world's best’ stevia-sweetened cola with 50% less sugar

Moshy Cohen from RCCI promises that the firm’s mid-calorie Neo cola with stevia - which took three years to develop - is the ‘best solution’ for regular cola drinkers.

Published: 07-Oct-2013

‘World’s Strongest Cola’ wins CULT shelf space

‘World’s Strongest Cola’ wins CULT shelf space

CULT Energy founder Brian Sørensen explains why the world’s most caffeinated cola outsells Pepsi in convenience channels and supermarkets in the brand’s native Denmark.

Published: 07-Oct-2013

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