Natural and organic food company the Hain Celestial Group this week
announced it has bought Imagine Foods, a private non-dairy beverage
company specializing in rice and soy milks and organic products.
Terms of the transaction were...
Recent research suggests that coffee may be beneficial for heart
health. Now, a team of Swiss scientists say that ingredients other
than caffeine are responsible for the stimulating effects of the
beverage on the cardiovascular system.
People who drink coffee regularly are half as likely to develop
diabetes as adults, finds new research published in the latest
issue of British journal The Lancet. The controversial study
shows that caffeine, which actually reduces...
Beverage company Leading Brands is to end its distribution
agreement with Energy Brands for Glaceau Vitamin Water and Go-Go
Passion Energy Drink. The company cited strong competition in the
vitamin-enhanced drinks sector as a major...
The US market for energy supplements is estimated to be worth more
than $1.2 billion (€1.37bn) in retail sales in 2001, and while
young, male consumers are the target audience for most energy
supplement producers, market research...
Coffee has had a lot of press recently, both good and bad. The
latest research puts it firmly in the good camp, with Italian
scientists discovering that coffee can help prevent some forms of
US company Applied Food Sciences (AFS) has made yield improvements
in its Coffee Antioxidant Enhancement Technology, a proprietary
process that increases the quantity of natural antioxidants found
in brewed coffee.
A new study from Norway has found that coffee drinkers who quit
drinking caffeinated filtered coffee cut their blood levels of
cholesterol and the protein homocysteine, which are known risk
factors for heart disease.