At 3.15 million tonnes world tea production in 2003 beat 2002
supplies but prices remained firm reflecting season variability,
reports the UN food and farm body, adding that China has pushed up
green tea supplies.
The polyphenols present in green tea help prevent the spread of
prostate cancer by targeting molecular pathways that shut down the
proliferation and spread of tumour cells, as well as inhibiting the
growth of tumour nurturing blood...
While green tea has been getting its name around the block, red tea
has taken a little longer to become a household name, but its sales
are said to be soaring on the back of its purported health
After rejecting an $800 million offer for its juice business from
Northland Cranberries early last year, US co-operative Ocean Spray
has decided the time is right to enter into an agreement with its
Japanese functional food ingredients firm Taiyo Kagaku is set to
increase its share of global green tea sales with the recent
acquisition of Chinese green tea extract manufacturer Wuxi Green
The South Korean market is proving to be dynamic for coffee
exporters, as the population continues to embrace the fashion and
trends prevalent in the western lifestyle, reports the German
Coffee Assocation, Deutscher Kaffeeverband....
Cheaper processing methods could be on the way for makers of
decaffeinated coffee as scientists in Brazil identify naturally
growing caffeine-free coffee plants. As the global coffee market
remains dogged by rock bottom prices through...
German group JJ Darboven has designed a new steel coffee can for
its Warca brand. The product is the result of a joint partnership
between JJ Darboven, French canmaker Corepe and French designer
Design Développement. The can has a...
Numerous studies of the properties of green tea have shown that the
beverage can stimulate the human immune system to fight against a
variety of diseases, but new research presented this week suggests
that its cousin, white tea, may...