Caffeine

Could slow-release coffee change the market?

Nestlé scientists developing slow-release coffee

By Hal Conick

Scientists at Nestlé are working on a new formula for slow-release coffee, something that could conceivably spread the effects of caffeine out over a longer period of time.

A man was admitted to hospital because of thirst, sweating and nausea after drinking four cans of the energy drink Burn

The curious case of energy drinks & hypokalemia

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The medical case study of a man rushed to intensive care with severe potassium deficiency has brought the issue of energy drinks and hypokalemia back into the spotlight.

Energizing Zest Tea charts high-octane growth

Energizing Zest Tea charts high-octane growth

By Maggie Hennessy

Many a tea lover has settled for coffee or an energy drink when desperate for an energy fix. But Zest Tea hopes to change that with its high-caffeine brewed teas. 

Energy drink launches based on branded ingredient message

Energy drink launches based on branded ingredient message

By Hank Schultz

A new energy drink product has launched based on the science behind two branded ingredients, Cognizin citicoline from Kyowa Hakko, and PurEnergy, a caffeine/pterostilbine crystalline combination manufactured by ChromaDex.

Energy drinks ride out tough economic times

By Niamh Michail

Different flavours, artificial caffeine alternatives and a place in everyday life give energy drinks the staying power to survive the recession, says a Canadean report.

Ambitious: But are True Start claims going too far for the NHCR?

Lawyer: EU’s on-hold caffeine claims are usable

By Shane STARLING

Five caffeine health claims approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) but not yet EU-approved as industry, consumer and government stakeholders debate concerns, are in use anyway.

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