Health and Wellness

'General' appeal for consumers strong within functional food market: Leatherhead

Article 13 appeal in the global functional food market: Leatherhead

By Kacey Culliney

Growth rates across the global functional food market have contracted but product development remains high and companies are increasingly focused on general health claims, covered under article 13 of the EU nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR),...

Black tea shows heart health benefits: RCT data

Black tea shows heart health benefits: RCT data

By Stephen Daniells

Three cups of black tea per day may improve heart health measures, such as cholesterol and triglyceride levels, says a study from Mauritius, Scotland, and the USA.

What kind of health claims will be made on the Vitafoods show floor this year?

Vitafoods: EU nutra space wriggles into new health claims clothes

By Shane Starling

Vitafoods celebrates its 15th birthday next week. It’ll be my 11th consecutive May visit to Geneva for the jamboree and promises to be one of the most intriguing chapters with the (partial and belated) resolution of years of ambiguity regarding health...

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2011 UK carbonate sales fizz while fruit juice stalls

By Ben Bouckley

UK volume sales of fruit juices and dilutables fell last year, according to a new report from the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) but carbonates, smoothies and sports drinks all saw growth.

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