Wine connoisseurs have always claimed that the shape of the glass
affects how easily volatile aromatic compounds can escape and
consequently the impact on our senses- but does the glass shape
also affect the wine's chemistry?...
Pomegranate producer, Pom Wonderful, claims that its brand of
pomegranate juice has higher free radical scavenging activity, and
greater polyphenol content than red wine, cranberry juice and green
The trade case filed by a leading North American producer of
saccharin advanced another step this week with a preliminary
determination by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that
saccharin imports from the People's Republic...
Starting young is the key to life-long alcohol consumption, which
is why consumers in Britain and France are ahead of the rest,
according to the findings of a recent report by market research
Coffee, tea and chocolate all contain chemicals that could
eventually form the basis of new drugs to combat cancer and heart
disease. Scientists at UCL in London report on their findings in in
the August issue of the Journal of Biological...
Scientists in France claim to have found differences in the 'good
cholesterol' of red wine drinkers which could account for the
drink's beneficial effects against cardiovascular disease. For the
first time, the new...
Beverage company Leading Brands is to end its distribution
agreement with Energy Brands for Glaceau Vitamin Water and Go-Go
Passion Energy Drink. The company cited strong competition in the
vitamin-enhanced drinks sector as a major...
A scientist from Russia has developed a recipe for bifidobeer - a
beer that contains bifidobacteria. There is evidence to suggest
that bifidobacteria contained in beer can perform several functions
at the same time - beer quality...
Dutch based company Acatris, recently formed through the merger of
food and health companies Daminco, Orffa Health & Nutrition,
Schouten USA and SoyLife Nederland, has recently published research
claiming that SoyLife is a complex...