Coffee prices on the increase as shortage bites
The price of coffee has risen, and is expected to continue to rise,
as a result of a shortage on the world market.
Coffee may cause heart attacks, says new study
Drinking the occasional cup of coffee could trigger a heart attack
in some consumers within an hour, warns a new study, adding to the
debate over the risks and benefits of caffeine.
Simple stirrer takes caffeine out of coffee
A few swirls round the cup could be enough to literally suck the
caffeine out of your coffee, thanks to new technology developed by
The DeCaf Company.
Tea linked to lower risk of bile stones and cancer
Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of cancer
in the gallbladder and bile ducts by about 40 per cent, suggests a
population-based study from China.
Decaf coffee could protect against type-2 diabetes
Drinking six or more cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk
of developing type-2 diabetes by more than 20 per cent, says a new
Coffee supplies forecast to recover this year
World coffee production over the next year will rise by nearly ten
per cent, or nearly 11 million bags, over the previous year,
fuelling a rising demand for the brew, according to a forecast
Kirin set to grab share of Thai green tea boom
Japan's Kirin is readying to enter Thailand's booming green tea
sector, through a new joint venture with Thailand's Osotspa,
according to a report.
FDA blackballs green tea heart health claims
The evidence that green tea could benefit heart health are
"supportive" but not "conclusive", said the FDA, leaving the door
open to backing such health claims in the future.
'No evidence' that coffee drinking harms heart
Long-term heavy coffee drinking does not increase the risk of
coronary heart disease (CHD) say Harvard researchers, results that
also have positive implications for the stimulant drink industry.
Tea's brain health benefit link gets more support
Both green and black tea could protect against age-related diseases
like Alzheimer's, says a new study, adding yet more support to the
benefits of tea extract on brain health.
More evidence of green tea's brain benefits
Green tea catechins may improve reference and working-memory
related learning ability, say research from Japan, adding to claims
that green tea can help ward off Alzheimer's.
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.