Green tea spurs detox chemical production
A new clinical study provided evidence that green tea catechins can
stimulate production of cancer-protective enzymes in people with
low natural levels - the first to demonstrate this effect in
humans, say researchers.
Coffee drinking may slow cognitive decline in women
Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may decrease a
woman's rate of cognitive decline associated with age, but offers
no such benefits for men, suggests a study.
Green tea drinking may halve the colorectal cancer risk
Regularly drinking antioxidant-rich green tea may halve the risk of
colon and rectal cancer, suggests a new study based in China.
No deal in international coffee talks
Coffee processors and producers will have to wait another year for
a new International Coffee Agreement after talks over the last week
failed to make a breakthrough.
Could coffee cut Parkinson's risk?
Drinking a whopping ten cups of coffee a day or more could slash
the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by 74 per cent, suggests
a new prospective study from Finland.
Starbucks supports coffee trademark plan
Ethiopia's coffee industry, one of the largest in the world, was
this week closer to establishing a set of premium trademarks for
its beans after signing up coffeehouse giant Starbucks.
Green tea may cut arthritis, study
Components in green tea may help prevent the production
of inflammatory molecules associated with joint damage in people
with rheumatoid arthritis, scientists have reported.
Sustainable coffee paper runs at high speeds
A new flexible paper provides coffee packagers with an
environmentally friendly wrapper that can withstand high speed line
speeds, its manufacturer claims.
Falling coffee prices no cause for alarm, says ICO
Coffee prices fell again last month and are expected to continue
dropping in April, the International Coffee Organisation has said.
More study needed on green tea HIV link
Drinking green tea may help to prevent the spread of the HIV virus,
a study suggests, but the authors have warned more research is
Coffee culture comes home to brew
Sales of coffee machines in the UK more than doubled last year as
consumer look to bring a piece of coffee house culture to their
homes, new research shows.
Reducing coffee's acrylamide may also hit flavour, antioxidants
A study by the European Commission and Nestlé Product Technology
reports that efforts to reduce the acrylamide content of coffee
also negatively affect flavour and nutritional benefits.
Coffee price decline in February, says ICO
Coffee prices recorded a further downward correction in February
but were still at higher levels than the average for 2006,
according to the ICO.
Tstix technology takes on the teabag empire
A new infusion technique that allows one product to do the job of
both teabag and teaspoon has grabbed interest from major companies
and is looking to usurp the teabag's stranglehold on the hot
More fibre in coffee than orange juice?
Coffee, a well-established source of antioxidants, may also be a
richer source of soluble dietary fibre than orange juice,
researchers in Spain have reported.