Lactobacillus plantarum 299v (LP299v) bacteria, used in the
probiotic drink ProViva, can reduce several of the most common risk
factors associated with cardiovascular disease, according to a
study by researchers in Poland. The makers...
Scotland's Kyndal Spirits, the group formed just a year ago by a
management buyout of Jim Beam Brands' European business, has
launched a new vodka product, in both full-size and RTD formats, to
commemorate its first birthday...
Coors, the US brewer which acquired the Bass Brewers business in
the UK earlier this year, is to invest £35m in increasing capacity
at its Burton-on-Trent brewery, a move designed to help it meet the
demands of the increasingly important...
Already a major player in the Polish vodka market, French company
Belvedere has strengthened its position there with the acquisition
of the Polmos Krakow distillery, taking its market share to 15 per
Recent research suggests that coffee may be beneficial for heart
health. Now, a team of Swiss scientists say that it is ingredients
other than caffeine which are responsible for the stimulating
effects of the beverage on the cardiovascular...
The consolidation of the German beer market continued this week
with Belgium's Interbrew strengthening its position as the
country's leading foreign player, adding the Hannover-based Gilde
brewery to its Beck's and...
The different characteristics of grapes and the soil they are grown
in help give wines their character, but according to Sri Lankan
firm Dilmah, the same is true of tea. The company has launched a
new range of teas under the Watte...
Green Apple is the latest flavour variant to join the Smirnoff
vodka range from Britain's biggest drinks group, Diageo. The vodka
is being launched this month in the key US market, and is the fifth
flavoured variant of the Smirnoff...
The UK government has finally begun the process of changing the
country's draconian licensing laws, a move which politicians claim
could pave the way for all-day drinking. But the industry is
already sending out mixed messages...
People who drink wine weekly or even monthly may reduce their risk
of developing dementia, according to new research from Denmark. The
scientists studied more than 1,700 people,aged 65 and over, and
compared their drinking habits...
People who drink coffee regularly are half as likely to develop
diabetes as adults, finds new research published in the latest
issue of British journal The Lancet. The controversial study
shows that caffeine, which actually reduces...
The European sports nutrition market is to grow by 8.4 per cent
between 2002-2009, according to a new report from market research
analysts Frost & Sullivan. The report highlights the
opportunities for sports nutrition ingredient...
Those of us partial to a regular cup of coffee may be half as
likely to develop diabetes, suggest Dutch researchers. Published in
The Lancet this week the study shows that caffeine, which
actually reduces the body's sensitivity...
Heinken's Spanish unit has lost its court case against smaller
local brewer Alhambra over the rights to the Aguila Negra brand. On
the surface, Heineken's case was built on the claim that Aguila
Negra was competing unfairly...