Roasted ground coffee is still by far the biggest category in the
German coffee market, but sales dropped by 2 per cent last year as
consumers switched to more exciting variants such as Cappuccino and
Espresso, writes Chris Jones.
Coffee contains similar levels of antioxidants to black tea and can
be just as beneficial to health, according to Scottish scientists
that have found coffee's antioxidants are highly absorbable by the
The main active agent in green tea, EGCG, prevents the first step
in HIV infection and could one day be used as a new anti-HIV drug,
suggests a new study this week. Japanese researchers report that
the extract, already believed to...
Experts attending this week's meeting on cancer prevention heard a
number of studies to back green tea's powerful anti-cancer effects
in humans. The tea's active agent, Epigallocatecin-3-gallate, is
Health, convenience, and lifestyle are the main factors driving
growth in the food industry and things are no different in the
beverage sector as the Anuga drinks trade fair is set to
demonstrate next month.
The ICO has launched The State of Sustainable Coffee - Study of
12 major markets. The document is an important development in
understanding the interests of coffee growers, producers and
Recent research suggests that coffee may be beneficial for heart
health. Now, a team of Swiss scientists say that it is ingredients
other than caffeine which are responsible for the stimulating
effects of the beverage on the cardiovascular...
People who drink coffee regularly are half as likely to develop
diabetes as adults, finds new research published in the latest
issue of British journal The Lancet. The controversial study
shows that caffeine, which actually reduces...
Those of us partial to a regular cup of coffee may be half as
likely to develop diabetes, suggest Dutch researchers. Published in
The Lancet this week the study shows that caffeine, which
actually reduces the body's sensitivity...
Six months after putting its food and beverage business up for
sale, Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has found a buyer - the
UK's ABF group. The Ovaltine brand, jewel in the crown of the
acquisition, should benefit from...
Although most people would never consider that the effects of their
morning coffee would have any similarities to those of cocaine
recent research reveals that the two stimulants similarly alter a
specific signalling activity in the...