Green tea could protect against Alzheimer's
Drinking more than two cups of green tea a day could cut the risk
of dementia by half, claims a population-based study of elderly
Green tea may reduce, but black tea may increase breast cancer risk
Drinking five cups of green tea a day can reduce the risk of breast
cancer by 22 per cent, claims a meta-analysis of previous studies,
the same studies that the FDA recently said contained very little
science to support the claims.
Tea drinkers have lower ovarian cancer risk
Drinking more than two cups of tea daily can reduce the risk of
ovariancancer by half, according to results from a large Swedish
French wary over Coca-Cola's coffee cola
As Coca-Cola prepares to launch mid-calorie cola containing coffee
in France, the group faces a challenge to win over sceptical
consumers who view the move as more of a gimmick.
Coffee and tea might reduce liver disease risks
Drinking more than two cups of coffee or tea daily appears to cut
the risk of chronic liver disease by half, reports new research
Tea waste rich with extractable antioxidants
Tea waste is almost as rich in potent antioxidants, such as
catechins, as the new and expensive green tea leaves used by the
supplements industry, according to Iranian research to be published
later this month in peer-reviewed journal...
Decaffeinated coffee may raise heart disease risk
Drinking decaffeinated coffee may increase consumers' harmful LDL
cholesterol more than normal coffee, and thin people are at a
greater risk, suggests new US study.
Starbucks thrives on consumer coffee habit
Starbucks is fast becoming the new embodiment of the American dream
with a 27 per cent rise in profits on the back of aggressive
expansion that may soon see the group moving into Russia.
Sara Lee to sell coffee business, focus on food
US bakery and international consumer goods manufacturer Sara Lee
has signed an agreement to sell its US retail coffee business as
part of the company's bid to redefine its over-stretched product
portfolio and turn around its...
Typhoo sale shows UK tea market shift
Premier Foods will sell its Typhoo tea brand to Indian group
Apeejay Surrendra as the good old British 'cuppa' tries to readjust
amid coffee culture and private label dominance.
Douwe Egberts taps UK ethical coffee trend
International coffee roaster Douwe Egberts is set to follow
Nestlé's lead by launching an ethical coffee brand in the UK in
order to tap into the country's lucrative ethical consumer trend.
Nestlé UK launches first fair trade coffee
Nestlé, the world's largest direct coffee buyer, will launch its
first certified fair trade brand across the UK this month as
consumers place ever more importance on ethical shopping.
Green tea could provide Alzheimer's breakthrough
Scientists investigating the effects of green tea antioxidant EGCG
on mice's brains believe their positive results may signal its use
as a preventative or treatment of Alzheimer's disease in humans.
Tata Tea plans to expand in US
India's number two tea maker Tata Tea is on the acquisition trail
in the US, where it plans to gain a greater share of the specialty
Risk to coffee stocks after hurricane supports price rises
Prices for the omnipresent beverage and confectionery ingredient
coffee leapt this week after flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina
put inventories of beans in New Orleans at risk.