Consumer bodies in the US are clamouring for tougher labelling on
alcoholic beverages. This week a proposal for a uniform alcohol
facts label was submitted by the National Consumers League (NCL),
the Center for Science in the Public...
Soft drinks are set to become the biggest beverage sector in the
world, overtaking hot drinks, with consumption rising by around 5
per cent a year, according to a new report from Zenith
International. But while the US remains the...
Plastic films used in barrier flexible packaging have made
substantial gains against metals, paper, and glass, according to a
recent study by the Kline group. Over the last five years, industry
growth has prevailed in spite of constant...
Market research firm Rabobank has just published a report on the
Dutch brewing industry. Entitled The Dutch beer market in an
international perspective: Dynamics of a mature market, the
report contrasts the Dutch beer market to the...
The main active agent in green tea, EGCG, prevents the first step
in HIV infection and could one day be used as a new anti-HIV drug,
suggests a new study this week. Japanese researchers report that
the extract, already believed to...
The UK has come in for a great deal of criticism from environmental bodies following the release of figures that show the country is lagging behind much of the rest of Europe in terms of can recycling.