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...
Last week we reported on the possible downgrade in share ratings
for Ocean Spray following the resignation of the cranberry
co-operative's CEO. Troubles continue this week with Northland
Cranberries, a fellow cranberry grower...
Yesterday we reported on a major study to investigate a potential
cancer drug based on red wine compounds. However there is also
evidence to show that wine can have harmful effects. Researchers in
France report that heavy wine drinkers...
Hain Europe, a division of the US natural and organic food company
the Hain Celestial group, is set to launch a range of healthy
drinks, made from a mix of fruit juice and soy, on the European
market in coming months.
The European Commission has been forced to drop its case against
brewers Heineken and Carlsberg after failing to find any recent
evidence that they agreed not to compete in each others' markets.
Both companies have long protested...
While the major soft drink producers continue to innovate and
launch new products in saturated markets in the west, it is Asia
which is likely to power growth in the global soft drinks market
over the next five years, according to...
With the four major international bottled water groups and a
handful of strong local players all keen to grow sales, the bottled
water market in East Europe has grown strongly in spite of economic
troubles in many markets - and is...
More evidence to suggest that fortified drinks could contribute to
aiding dietary deficiencies in developing countries emerged this
week when a US scientist reported that a cheap, fortified,
orange-flavoured drink could reduce deficiencies...
With per capita consumption of wine of less than one litre a year
in China, but with a market set to grow by 10-15 per cent in the
next three years, there is major potential for Spanish wines in
China, especially in the bottled wine...
Poland has agreed to reduce the import duties levied on spirits
imported from the EU - but only up to a limit of 3,000 tons, a mere
fraction of the 20,000 tons exported there each year. The decision
is puzzling, to say the least,...