11-Sep-2017 By Amarjit Sahota
‘One of the most difficult issues associated with sustainable sourcing is whether companies should adopt third party standards or develop in-house schemes.
07-Dec-2016 By Louis Gore-Langton
Dutch watchdog FoodWatch has announced the winners of its annual ‘GoldenEgg’ award for the year’s most misleading product, as voted by members of the public.
This week Down Under
10-Feb-2016 By Compiled by RJ Whitehead
Australian research has called into question international dairy guidelines for toddlers, saying that the consumption of reduced-fat dairy has no additional health benefits.
“The authorisation of these claims would see a major boost for sports men and women”
30-Jan-2015 By Shane STARLING
The European sports nutrition sector says the recent EFSA opinion that backed daily caffeine intakes up to 400 mg per day, will lift the sector – if it makes it into EU law books.
Which 2 global health brands grew by $1bn in 2012?
15-Feb-2013 By Shane STARLING
Something probiotic? Omega-3? A diet cola? Nope.
02-Aug-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
Energy drinks makers risk a regulatory clamp down if they fail to take action on marketing campaigns that irresponsibly target young consumers.
Banning energy drinks is a doomed shot in the dark
Energy shot drinks have come under fire from German authorities which are employing an old-school prohibition logic that history has repeatedly dunce-hatted.
Waking up to smell the caffeine
Before reading this you’re probably going to need a coffee, in fact why not have a few? After all who’s to say when enough is enough in our hunt for a caffeine kick.
Taurine time for the French as Red Bull reformulates
23-Jun-2008 By Neil Merrett
French resistance to selling the Red Bull energy drink appears to
be waning with the beverage soon to be reformulated in the country
to include the controversial amino acid taurine for the first
Clinicians should employ energy drink awareness - study
02-Jun-2008 By Neil Merrett
Clinicians should consider screening energy drink use in their
patients to ensure a greater understanding of the possible impacts
of long-term exposure to the high-dose caffeinated products, new
findings have suggested.
Calm crucial for energy products
Energy drinks are a runaway success but extreme marketing and
product formulation has the potential to cast a shadow over the
multi-billion dollar global industry.
A new buzz about breakfast bars
19-Jul-2007 By Karen Willmer
A new range of breakfast bars and cereals containing a
microencapsulated caffeine will give the same kick as a
cup of coffee.
New technology for caffeinated doughnuts
11-Jun-2007 By Charlotte Eyre
Robert Bohannon from Environostics, an R&D firm in North
Carolina, has created a revolutionary technique for manufacturing
Simple stirrer takes caffeine out of coffee
27-Jul-2006 By Chris Mercer
A few swirls round the cup could be enough to literally suck the
caffeine out of your coffee, thanks to new technology developed by
The DeCaf Company.
Caffeine could protect against memory loss
12-Jul-2006 By Stephen Daniells
University of Birmingham researchers have reported that caffeine
can boost nerve cell activity in the brain, potentially protecting
against memory loss.
Caffeine blunts blood flow to heart during exercise
23-Jan-2006 By staff reporter
Drinking caffeine drinks appears to stifle the body's ability to
boost blood flow to the heart during exercise, suggests new
research out of Switzerland.
Caffeine increases carb uptake by the body
Caffeine increased the cyclists' absorption of carbohydrates from a
sports drink in new UK research, writes Dominique Patton,
offering a new area of innovation for manufacturers of sports
Cognis offers new plant extracts for functional foods and beverages
German health ingredients firm Cognis Nutrition & Health will
introduce a new range of high quality plant extracts for foods and
beverages at Vitafoods, the industry show opening in Geneva
Beer with a caffeine boost
Anheuser-Busch has created a beer for those who fancy a night on
the tiles but need that little extra something to pep them up.
Fresh market opportunities from new 'decaff' coffee crop
Cheaper processing methods could be on the way for makers of
decaffeinated coffee as scientists in Brazil identify naturally
growing caffeine-free coffee plants. As the global coffee market
remains dogged by rock bottom prices through...
Wrapping up another deal
A chocolate torte currently being marketed in the United States is
being hand-wrapped in Cellophane by packaging firm Surface