Valio continues research into probiotic fruit juices
Finnish company Valio is continuing R&D into fruit juice-based
probiotics, with a study in the journal LWT reporting
excellent stability, survivability and tolerability of two strains.
More evidence that grape juice may 'reverse' brain aging
Drinking Concord grape juice appears to reverse the course of
neuronal and behavioural aging in rats, an effect that is proposed
to be due to the complex mix of polyphenols.
Noni juice product achieves EU approval
A new noni juice product is fit for sale across the EU, according
to the UK's food watchdog.
Heart health juices increase presence in 2006
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...
Tomato juice prevents emphysema in animal models
Drinking tomato juice completely prevented emphysema in mice
exposed to tobacco smoke, report researchers from Japan.
UK firm targets noni juice regulatory approval
A UK company has applied for approval of its noni juice products on
the grounds that it is 'substantially equivalent' to other products
that have already been authorised.
Tetra Pak to phase out chemical from citrus juice packaging
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...
Australia permits juice drinks fortified with calcium
Food standards authorities in Australia and New Zealand have
legalised drinks fortified with calcium, offering opportunities for
firms amid growing consumer demand and poor dietary intake.
Florida juice standards relaxed to cope with Wilma
The Florida Citrus Commission (FCC) has agreed to relax maturity
standards for oranges and grapefruits processed for juice in a move
to help growers impacted by Hurricane Wilma.
France warns consumers off noni juice
The French food safety authority is advising consumers not to drink
more than 30 ml of noni juice per day as some studies have linked
it with hepatitis.
Juices set to lead functional innovation
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.
Pomegranate juice's heart benefits backed by study
The evidence in favor of pomegranates is stacking up, as the latest
research indicates that drinking a glass of pomegranate juice each
day may be of benefit for patients with coronary heart disease.
Tetra Pak unveils new juice processing technology
A new rapid pasteurisation technology developed by Tetra Pak claims
it can slash production costs and time by combining pasteurisation
and mixing, as well as retain more nutrients in the end product.
Probiotic juices - expanding application?
Juices containing probiotic bacteria will see increasing interest
from beverages makers looking to add value, predicts Finnish
functional food innovator Valio.
Unpasteurised juice poses serious health risk, says FDA
Untreated juices are still causing serious outbreaks of foodborne
illness across America, according to the US Food and Drug
Administration, warning consumers to be extra careful.