Anglo-Dutch food group Unilever is facing disruptions to its tea
supplies from Kenya, after looters in one of country's major
tea-growing areas caused workers to flee and led to the deaths of
eight of the firm's employees.
The Coca-Cola Company hopes to meet growing demand for
ready-to-drink coffee products by announcing yesterday that it
will extend an agreement with Italian group Illycaffè to form a
three-way joint venture with one of its bottling...
Procter & Gamble (P&G) is fighting back in an ongoing
dispute over packaging with Kraft Foods by opening counter-legal
proceedings over allegations it has infringed container designs
used on its rival's coffee products.
That all-important coffee boost sought by about 70 per cent of the
UK population may be becoming a bit of a drag, with coffee related
illnesses having doubled during the last four years, according to
new figures released this week.
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.