Scientists from Spain have reported that they have identified how
grape juice polyphenols help reduce bad cholesterol levels, science
that could extend understanding of a product that is enjoying
increasing consumer awareness.
Interest is growing in fruit juices for heart health, as Provexis
signs up another UK supermarket chain to its tomato-based Sirco
drink, and a new trial prepares to get underway in Scotland to
investigate the effects of a juice product...
While Europe's food regulatory agency performs a risk assessment on
Isopropylthioxanthone (ITX), Tetra Pak is moving to phase out use
of the printing chemical from some types of juice packaging by
January, the company told FoodProductionDaily.com...
Fruit and vegetable juices are excellently placed to take
functional innovation forward, but producers must first get to
grips with the intense scrutiny their products will attract from
regulators and consumers, says Cargill nutritionist.
Leading kefir company Lifeway Foods has announced that its entire
range of low fat kefir flavors will be sweetened with organic cane
juice as a healthier alternative to high fructose corn syrup
Consumers are rapidly falling in love with bona fide, 100 per cent
juice across developed markets, yet it is private labels that are
reaping the benefits in Western Europe, says new research,
writes Chris Mercer.
Juice maker Witmark-Ukraine has announced it expects to increase
sales by 50 per cent in 2005 as consumer demand for juice in the
CIS continues to soar, yet rivals are looming, reports Angela
Women who eat cauliflower regularly could provide the body with
powerful tools to help fight breast cancer, as a new Italian study
reveals the chemopreventive compounds of this popular vegetable,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Private label organic juices are boosting sales volumes, helping to
propel the organic juice sales in North America to increase by a
considerable 21.4 per cent in 2005, claims UK market analysts
Allegations that Australia's booming fruit juice industry is
misleading consumers by exaggerating health claims will be
investigated by the country's competition watchdog, as the juice
world looks on, reports Chris Mercer.
Israeli scientists say that ohmic heating of orange juice has
proved to be a good way of improving the flavour quality of orange
juice while extending sensory shelf life. The findings could point
to a more efficient way of extending...
Iconic soft drinks firm Coca-Cola, hit by slowing sales of its
trademark fizzy cola, is set to buy up a leading fruit juice
producer in Russia, handing the firm key access to an important
emerging market, reports Chris Mercer.
Uni-President Enterprises, Taiwan's biggest food company, has taken
a 5 per cent stake in China's largest fruit juice producer, a clear
sign that the mainland holds considerable attraction for the
ambitious Taiwanese firm.
Patients taking the blood-thinning drug warfarin should avoid all
cranberry-based products, according to new advice from the UK's
Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM), after it reviewed evidence
of several interactions.
Troy-Ultra, the St. Petersburg-based juice maker, is to invest €3
million in upgrading and expanding production capacity in order to
meet growing demand for its products, writes Angela
Drujinina. The company has been forced to licence...
Russian juice brand Dobriy was one of just a handful of food and
beverage products to win an award at this year's Brand of the Year
ceremony held recently in Moscow. Despite a somewhat old fashioned
image, the brand continues...
An international task force meeting in Brazil last week under the
aegis of Codex Alimentarius, the global food standards body, clears
a decision after difficult discussions on defining the identity of
reconstituted orange juice.
Researchers exploring the flavour thresholds of orange juice have
made strides towards designing more precise flavour profiles for
better quality citrus juices that will ultimately cut costs for
beverage manufacturers and provide...
Duvel Moortgat, the Belgian brewing group, has sold its fruit juice
operation Freya's Deli Fruit to compatriot Konings for an
undisclosed sum, a move precipitated by the need for urgent
investment in the company.