Juice Drinks

Al Ain Dairy claims first UAE juice launch with stevia

Al Ain Dairy claims first UAE juice launch with stevia

By Ben Bouckley

The United Arab Emirates’ largest dairy and juice producer Al Ain Dairy tells BeverageDaily.com it is the first company in the region to introduce stevia into juices produced in the country.

Plaintiff Kevin Anderson argues that Jamba Juice’s ‘all-natural’ smoothie kits deceive consumers because they contain “unnaturally processed, synthetic and/or non-natural ingredients” including ascorbic acid, citric acid, xanthan gum and steviol glycosides...

Jamba Juice all-natural lawsuit moves into new phase

By Elaine Watson

A California judge has granted in part a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against Jamba Juice over ‘all-natural’ claims, but has given the plaintiff the right to amend his complaint.

Gan Shmuel delivers low sugar juices

Dispatches from Israel

Gan Shmuel delivers low sugar juices

By Rod Addy

Israel's beverage behemoth Gan Shmuel Group claims it has developed low sugar pure juices that contain no added ingredients and are undiluted, yet retain a natural, sweet taste.

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2011 UK carbonate sales fizz while fruit juice stalls

By Ben Bouckley

UK volume sales of fruit juices and dilutables fell last year, according to a new report from the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) but carbonates, smoothies and sports drinks all saw growth.

Buoyant sales offset by higher expenses as Q1 profits dip for Crown

Buoyant sales offset by higher expenses as Q1 profits dip for Crown

By Rory Harrington

Inflated costs and adverse foreign exchange conditions saw Crown Holdings post a slight year-on-year profit drop in the three months to the end of March 2012 – despite notching up improved sales figures and increased beverage can volumes.

Concord grape juice shows brain boosting potential

Concord grape juice shows brain boosting potential

By Stephen Daniells

Adding a glass of Concord grape juice to the daily diet may boost memory performance and boost mental function in older people with mild declines in their memory, suggests a new study.

'Majestic' mango juice fountain is world's highest, Indian firm

'Majestic' mango juice fountain is world's highest, Indian firm

By Ben Bouckley

Indian firm Godrej Hershey has expressed its pride at creating what it describes as a 'majestic' 30-foot high fountain using its mango fruit drink 'Jumpin', and said the funfair stunt had created a real buzz for the brand as the world's...

Brazilian citrus juice producers hope the current US carbendizem crisis won't leave them high and dry (Picture copyright: guigo.eu)

US juice trade association fights Brazilian fungicide fallout

By Ben Bouckley

The US Juice Products Association (JPA) has moved to allay consumer concerns that orange juice produced in the country is unsafe, after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was blocking some Brazilian imports found to contain the substance.

Euro-Colombian juice brand builds UK base

Euro-Colombian juice brand builds UK base

By Ben Bouckley

Innovative Euro-Colombian juice brand Juna has told BeverageDaily.com it is expanding fairly rapidly in London after launching in October, having just secured new listings at Selfridges and sandwich shop chain Birleys.

Juna aims to cause Andean stir in UK juice sector

Juna aims to cause Andean stir in UK juice sector

By Ben Bouckley

Juice startup Juna claims that it will shake-up the UK juice market following the recent launch of a new all-natural nectar range made mango, lulo, guanabana and mora fruits.

The electronic tongue can quantify the antioxidant power of a fruit juice

New electronic tongue quantifies antioxidants in juice

By Nathan Gray

A new electronic tongue system that can be applied to the analysis of the antioxidant power and other quality parameters of juices, fruit and fruit purées, has been developed by a team of Spanish researchers.

Charity still begins abroad, Innocent insists

Charity still begins abroad, Innocent insists

By Graham Holter

Smoothie manufacturer Innocent insists it remains committed to its charitable partners after a media report today claimed it had donated nothing to its principal foundation since 2008.

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