Clinicians should employ energy drink awareness - study
Clinicians should consider screening energy drink use in their
patients to ensure a greater understanding of the possible impacts
of long-term exposure to the high-dose caffeinated products, new
findings have suggested.
Calm crucial for energy products
Energy drinks are a runaway success but extreme marketing and
product formulation has the potential to cast a shadow over the
multi-billion dollar global industry.
Foster's turns back on 'added energy' drinks
Foster's today announced that it will immediately remove added
energy and higher alcohol ready to drink (RTD) brands from its
portfolio of goods sold in Australia due to concerns about
Fruit has potential for natural sports nutrition product
New Zealand fruit researchers are looking at the potential of a
fruit extract to boost muscle function.
Briefs: Heineken, Coca-Cola and US energy drinks
This week, Heineken goes shopping in Belarus; Coca-Cola remains
tip-lipped on Honest Beverages deal; and a US energy drink brand
steps up its distribution in the country.
US gives kick to global energy drink sales
US consumers drank 990m litres of energy drinks during 2006, a 47
per cent increase over the previous year, making the
country the largest global market for the product.
Brewers turn to software in move to cut energy costs
About 50 brewers have installed energy-saving software to automate
their pasteurizers' consumption of water and steam, Sidel reported
Berkem builds sports science behind Powergrape
Supplements of a polyphenol-rich Bordeaux grape extract increased
power during exercise by 21 per cent, and increased recovery by
eight per cent, says a new study.
European sports nutrition to hit 4bn
The sports nutrition market in Europe is set to surpass the €4bn
mark by 2010 and is outstripping growth in North America, a report
Energy drinks market will grow, says report
Beverage groups will turn more production over to high
margin, functional products over the next three years, to meet
the growing demand for sports and energy drinks, according to
a forecast report.
Energy drinks boost US beverage market
Energy drinks last year stormed the US beverage market,
outperforming all other categories, while one sports drink inched
its way into the nation's top five trade marks by displacing a
popular soda brand, according to a new report.
Bottle washer reduces energy costs, manufacturer claims
A new heating system for bottle washing can reduce energy costs by
up to 30 per cent, claims its manufacturer.
Energy drinks market continues to sparkle
West Europe's energy drink sales accelerated by 15 per cent to a
volume of 383 million litres and a value of over €3 billion in
2005, according to drinks consultancy Zenith International.
PET resin improves clarity, cuts energy costs says manufacturer
A new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin is designed to offer
better bottle clarity alongwith reduced production costs, its
Cocaine drink could further confuse energy drinks market
Move over caffeine. A new breed of energy drinks are referencing
illegal drugs in their marketing - but without actually containing
them - in a bid to capture the lucrative, party-going youth market.