American consumers are increasingly looking for products with a focus on simple, high-quality ingredients and sustainability. And a group of Italian companies believe their products are ready to meet these demands: with their drinks on show at the Winter...
New research has reversed ideas about the health impacts of a high salt intake diet, and may have implications for salt reduction campaigns throughout Europe - though public health campaigners have called the results "contrived".
It’s an era of opportunity for bottled water, with consumers wanting a healthy alternative to many other drinks on the market. As the Global Bottled Water Congress takes place in Lisbon this week, Zenith International takes a look at areas to keep an...
Regular consumption of silicon-rich mineral water could help to reduce the clinical signs of Alzheimer’s disease by removing excess levels of aluminium that are linked to the disease, suggest researchers.
Dutch research group TNO is seeking commercial interest in a steam-based system for the production of doughnuts with reduced fat content; the process is said to boost product quality as well as realize energy savings for manufacturers.
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.
The R&D team at National Starch Food Innovation (NSFI), looking at further uses for its emulsifier, Q-Naturale, said results showed that it is highly suited to clear beverages such as vitamin waters due to its compatibility with natural colours.
Added-fluoride bottled water may soon be hitting chillers and shelves across New Zealand and Australia as authorities debates whether to bring their national formulation regulations inline with those of markets like the US.
Praise where praise is due. And it is certainly due for one
small-time drinks firm in southern Britain, which is spear-heading
answers to global water shortages that threaten to wreak havoc on
food producers everywhere.
Britain and France are leading launches of functional, bottled
water in Europe, yet the trend remains in the grip of niche sectors
and still below flavour in the R&D priority list of the big
players, reports Chris Mercer.
Sales of oxygen-enriched water have almost quadrupled in Germany
since 2002 to 30 million litres. But in the US where it has been
available for over a decade longer, growth has been attributed to a
much more sophisticated product,...
UK-based Overseal Foods has extended its carotenes range to include
highly concentrated natural carotene emulsions, allowing
manufacturers to capitalise on the increasing consumer demand for
While bottled water consumption in the UK is on the increase, most
of this is being driven by adults. But a new report commissioned by
the leading British bottled water company Highland Spring shows
that kids, who are rarely catered...
A new energy drink from Sweden has been launched in the US with the
aim of attracting female drinkers keen to reduce their wrinkles.
The US launch of the drink, which is called Sankt Olav, is being
handled by Beverage Marketing USA,...