Inno-Bev gets US patent on botanical formula for alterness

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Inno-Bev gets US patent on botanical formula for alterness

By Hank Schultz

Israeli company Inno-Bev Ltd., says it has received a US patent on a plant-based alterness formula called WakeUp, which is sold both as a liquid supplement shot and in a separately branded ready to drink beverage.

Roughly 80% of PureCircle's 2018 planted stevia will be its StarLeaf stevia launched last year, the company said. ©GettyImages/y-studio

PureCircle to bump up stevia planting by 200% in 2018

By Mary Ellen Shoup

PureCircle is set to plant nearly 16,000 tons of stevia in 2018 - a 200% increase from the year before - to meet increasing global industry demand for a zero-calorie sweetener that tastes ‘the most sugar-like.’

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Aldi Champagne sorbet can keep its sparkle, ECJ rules

By Niamh Michail

German hard discounter Aldi was not taking unfair advantage of the denomination Champagne when it sold a sorbet containing origin-protected Champagne, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.

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