Projecting its sixth straight year of double-digit growth, PepsiCo-owned Propel is taking advantage of the recent surge in consumer interest around immune health with the launch of its Immune Support line containing vitamin C and zinc.
Fruit juice contains vitamins and other bioactive compounds. But it has also been called out for its sugar content. Fresh research from the EU fruit juice industry examines consumer attitudes to juice and its healthy associations.
Beauty drink Bella Berry launched in the UK last year with a mission to bring beauty drinks to a mass market. One of the key lessons for the brand has been to learn who the right retailers for the drink are, as it continues to build listings both in the...
Banana water from Elmhurst Naturals – which combines water, banana juice concentrate and natural banana flavor (70 cals per 12oz bottle) – is now available in HEB, Jewel, Sprouts, Albertsons, Amazon and other big name grocers, and hits Kroger in the fall.
French researchers observe the changes of ascorbic acid, B-carotene, and A-tocopherols in fortified beverages bottled in both PET bottles and glass. After 97 days, they found significant changes for all three in both bottles, but one fared better than...
Gearing up for this week’s launch of coconut water concentrate acidified with acerola, ingredient supplier iTi Tropicals’ president Gert van Manen caught up with FoodNavigator-USA to talk about the market potential for coconut water, the ongoing attack...
A new electronic tongue system that can be applied to the analysis of the antioxidant power and other quality parameters of juices, fruit and fruit purées, has been developed by a team of Spanish researchers.
Vitaminwater, a Coca-Cola owned company, has been running a three-step Facebook campaign designed to determine consumers’ tastes in order to launch a new flavor of its low-calorie, nutrient enhanced drink next spring.
The UK's Food Standards agency is seeking evidence of whether goji
berries were consumed in the European Union before May 1997 - a
factor that which will determine their novel foods status and could
impact availability of the...
UK scientists are mid-way through a project in collaboration with
Ribena maker GlaxoSmithKline to boost vitamin C levels in
blackcurrants, and results to date indicate it will yield benefits
for consumer health, as well as the country's...
The bakery industry is capitalizing on the increase in demand for
fruit ingredients from manufacturers providing for health-conscious
consumers with UK retailer Tesco, alone launching 15 new baked
goods containing berries in the last...
Testing soft drinks to reflect the effects of storage and transport
conditions will be crucial to realistically monitor benzene
formation in different drinks, a former industry scientist told
Food makers continue to reap the benefits from new science that
backs the health promoting properties of food with researchers
finding an antioxidant-rich soup raised vitamin C levels, and
reduced stress levels, in consumers.
A scientist from Russia has developed a recipe for bifidobeer - a
beer that contains bifidobacteria. There is evidence to suggest
that bifidobacteria contained in beer can perform several functions
at the same time - beer quality...