While the catechin content of green tea infusions and similar drinks are generally safe there may be health concerns when taken as a food supplement, says a report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The UK government has announced plans to end sales of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds, encouraging other Commonwealth countries to take similar steps to cut down on plastic waste.
Welch’s – which is owned by the US National Grape Co-operative – has unveiled its new global ingredients strategy, with expansion in Japan and an examination of the potential in China high on the agenda.
With a growing Midwest footprint, ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew coffee brand Blackeye Roasting Co. said it has ‘aggressive’ plans to triple its distribution to 30 states by the end of 2018 and sees c-stores as its secret weapon to reaching a new base...
Younger wine drinkers in Australia are more comfortable with buying wine in alternative sizes compared to their older counterparts, making them more open to options such as 1.5 litre formats, half-bottles or cans, according to Wine Intelligence.
Consumer demand for natural, plant-based ingredients combined with their desire to cut back on sugar without sacrificing taste is creating a perfect storm for stevia sales to grow exponentially, according to the International Stevia Council.
Australia’s wine exports increased 16% in value to reach $2.65bn ($2bn USD), the highest value in a decade, while volume increased by 10% to 844 million liters, according to figures from Wine Australia.
Infuse Your Life Health Products Inc. has completed a soft launch of its new product, 'Soul: Cardiovascular Sparkling Water', in Western Canada to gauge consumer interest and is now completing final R&D to bring the product to US and Canadian...