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.
Juices to challenge dairy, cereals with heart health benefits
Soft drinks, particularly fruit juices, are set to make a greater
contribution to Britons' heart health, as both innovative small
businesses and major players roll out new, heart healthy drinks.
Health benefits drive pomegranate juice sales in UK
Pomegranate juice is set to become one of Britain's most popular
fruit juices after recent coverage of the fruit's health benefits
prompt consumers to seek out the product.
Lifeway dumps HFCS for organic cane juice
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
Vegetable juice firms target booming Chinese market
Grasping the booming opportunities in the Chinese food and beverage
market, Japanese food conglomerate Kagome has linked up with
Chinese firm to bring vegetable and fruit juices to the market.
Private label corners real juice trend
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.
Witmark predicts strong juice sales in 2005
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
Fruit, vegetable juices may stall Alzheimer's disease
Certain polyphenols abundant in fruit and vegetable juices may play
an important role in delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease,
reports Dominique Patton.