Researchers in the UK claim to have devised a new method of
selectively oxidising terpenes to produce compounds of particular
interest to the perfumery, flavour and pharmaceutical industries.
Scientists at Oxford have developed a...
Croda Healthcare, a division of UK-based speciality chemicals
manufacturer Croda Oleochemicals, is to market a new range of soy
nutraceuticals derived from whole soybeans. The company claims that
unlike many other soy-based dietary...
Bally Total Fitness, the US-based operator of health and fitness
clubs, has launched its own line of energy drinks under the Bally
Blast name. The product is the latest addition to Bally's range of
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled that the
product called Nico Water is an unapproved drug and that it cannot
therefore be legally marketed as a cure for nicotine addiction or a
Accelerade, the sports drink brand produced by PacificHealth
Laboratories, has become the official sponsor of The Hoop Group, an
organisation which runs basketball training camps for would-be
Leading Brands, the Canadian beverage manufacturer and distributor,
has begun shipments of its new "optimised performance
beverage" TREK after an extremely positive reaction from
distributors involved in earlier trials.
In an interview with French daily Les Echos on Tuesday,
Franck Riboud, CEO of Groupe Danone, quickly denied accusations
that developments with Coca-Cola were a sign of Danone's defeat in
the US water market.
British company Thermotic Developments (TDL) looks set to trigger a
burgeoning market for self-heating cans. Co-developed over a period
of five years using the scientific resources of the University of
Southampton, the can was recently...
Gatorade, the sports drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has confirmed
that it will not renew its sponsorship of the US-based NASCAR car
racing event, and that it will focus instead on stock car racing
drivers and races.
US industrial packaging company Greif Bros. said this week a new
range of water bottles, manufactured in the United Kingdom, should
help spring water producers to more effectively transport filled
containers and offer better protection...
Soft drink giant Coca-Cola, facing a stiff challenge from archrival
PepsiCo in the crucial North American market, on Monday unveiled a
new vanilla-flavoured version of its flagship Coke brand, reports