Russia's consumer protection agency has refused to extend the
production licences for a number of energy drink brands produced by
the Czech firm Pinelli on the grounds that they could be harmful to
consumers' health, reports...
Aluminium and packaging giant Alcoa has reported flat third-quarter
earnings, with a 20 per cent jump in primary metal prices offset by
higher energy and raw material costs, and various production
Energy and sports drinks continued their rapid rise up the soft
drinks rankings last year, driven by new product launches and an
increasing trend towards convenience and on-the-go consumption. But
while most of the growth has come...
PacificHealth Laboratories (PHLI), a nutrition technology company,
has announced a 64 per cent increase in net sales for its 2004
first quarter. The success has been attributed to the company's
Accelerade and Endurox R4 sports...
An energy drink marketed to boost mental performance has been
allowed to continue with its claims, after investigation of the
scientific evidence to back up the advertising statements,
writes Dominique Patton.
The European energy drink market has seen something of a slowdown
in growth in the last couple of years, as we reported earlier this week, with a plethora of
'me-too' products launched in the 1990s falling by the wayside in
The spectacular growth rates of the late 1990s may be a thing of
the past, but the functional energy drink market in western Europe
shows little sign of running out of steam, according to a recent