Sainsbury's pulls Sirco from chilled juice range
Provexis has suffered a set-back in the distribution of its Sirco
heart health juice, with UK retailer Sainsbury's ditching it as
part of a chilled juice reorganisation.
Valio continues research into probiotic fruit juices
Finnish company Valio is continuing R&D into fruit juice-based
probiotics, with a study in the journal LWT reporting
excellent stability, survivability and tolerability of two strains.
Tomato juice could lower inflammation
Italian researchers have reported that a daily glass of tomato
juice could lower markers for inflammation by over 30 per cent, but
has no effect on the immune system, adding to the debate as to
whether carotenoids can boost immune...
More evidence that grape juice may 'reverse' brain aging
Drinking Concord grape juice appears to reverse the course of
neuronal and behavioural aging in rats, an effect that is proposed
to be due to the complex mix of polyphenols.
Apple juice may protect memory in old age
Consuming apple juice may protect against cell damage that
contributes to age-related memory loss, conclude researchers
investigating the benefits in mice.
Heart health juices increase presence in 2006
Interest is growing in fruit juices for heart health, as Provexis
signs up another UK supermarket chain to its tomato-based Sirco
drink, and a new trial prepares to get underway in Scotland to
investigate the effects of a juice product...
Tomato juice prevents emphysema in animal models
Drinking tomato juice completely prevented emphysema in mice
exposed to tobacco smoke, report researchers from Japan.
France warns consumers off noni juice
The French food safety authority is advising consumers not to drink
more than 30 ml of noni juice per day as some studies have linked
it with hepatitis.
Pomegranate juice's heart benefits backed by study
The evidence in favor of pomegranates is stacking up, as the latest
research indicates that drinking a glass of pomegranate juice each
day may be of benefit for patients with coronary heart disease.
Probiotic juices - expanding application?
Juices containing probiotic bacteria will see increasing interest
from beverages makers looking to add value, predicts Finnish
functional food innovator Valio.
Juices to challenge dairy, cereals with heart health benefits
Soft drinks, particularly fruit juices, are set to make a greater
contribution to Britons' heart health, as both innovative small
businesses and major players roll out new, heart healthy drinks.
Health benefits drive pomegranate juice sales in UK
Pomegranate juice is set to become one of Britain's most popular
fruit juices after recent coverage of the fruit's health benefits
prompt consumers to seek out the product.
Fruit, vegetable juices may stall Alzheimer's disease
Certain polyphenols abundant in fruit and vegetable juices may play
an important role in delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease,
reports Dominique Patton.
Coke boosts healthy image in UK with Minute Maid launch
Coca-Cola is introducing its Minute Maid juice brand to the UK
market this week, which is currently experiencing booming juice
sales thanks to increasingly health-conscious consumers, reports
Cranberry juice could fight gut infections
Cranberry juice, already well-known as a remedy for urinary tract
infections, may help protect against common infections caused by
gastrointestinal viruses, reports Dominique Patton.