Cider Australia has launched a petition calling for country of origin labelling laws to be extended to cider, in an effort to ensure producers using local ingredients are on a level playing field with those using cheaper imported concentrate.
New data on beverage intakes for 187 countries has revealed significant differences in current consumption levels and historic trends for sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices and milk, say researchers.
Despite a fall in juice volumes in Europe and US in recent years, Western consumers have shown a "willingness" to pay more for juice products perceived to be healthier and more natural, says Euromonitor.
Innocent Drinks CEO Douglas Lamont says the Coke-owned brand’s ‘biggest fear’ is that alarmist headlines claiming that 100% juices and smoothies are unhealthy due to sugar levels could affect government policy.
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High pressure processing (HPP) has breathed fresh life into the US juice market. But if beverage firms are excited about the technology, so, it appears, are plaintiffs' attorneys, who are starting to take issue with the way some HPP-treated products...
UK adults drastically underestimated sugar levels in fruit juices and smoothies by 48% on average and significantly overestimated content in energy drinks and CSDs says a hard-hitting comment in The Lancet.
A top Coca-Cola Hellenic executive tells BeverageDaily.com that the most exciting recent development in aseptic technology is the ability to fill non-alcoholic beverages aseptically with fruit pieces and pulp.
While the US juice market has been “essentially flat” for five years, Packaged Facts predicts stronger growth in future driven by reduced calorie products, better-for-you premium juices and blends, and an increase in the number of ‘multicultural’ households...
Clarisoy, the ‘invisible’ soy protein developed by Burcon NutraScience and commercialized by ADM, is attracting interest from everyone from “top-tier multinational companies to niche regional fruit juice companies”, says ADM.
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has confirmed the accuracy of comments made by the dean of its dental faculty, urging that fruit juices be replaced with milk and water in UK schools during break times on dental health grounds.
The orange juice/carbendazim row currently engulfing the US orange juice market “highlights the questionable way that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulate pesticides in foods”, according to one food...
The rise of private label fruit juice is having a big impact on the juice industry, sparking a wave of consolidation. A mooted merger between Agrana Juice Holding and Ybbstaler Fruit Austria in Europe is the latest example.
The European Food Safety Authority health claims panel has turned in two negative opinions for separate claims that sought to link calcium-fortified fruit juice and tooth demineralisation; and water consumption and dehydration.
Roquette has identified fruit smoothies as a good vehicle for its Nutriose fibre ingredient as it can providing more body and mouthfeel, boost fibre content and fits with the natural, clean label image.