Americans are snacking more than ever, and the more they snack, the healthier their diets, according to a new report.
The global market for aloe vera products is estimated to have reached $13 billion, according to information presented at a recent workshop held by the International Aloe Science Council.
Organically grown carrots may stimulate the immune system, with ‘more’ organic carrots have more of an effect, says a new study that adds to the debate on the health benefits of organic produce.
The mother of a US teenager who died due to caffeine toxicity after consuming energy drinks is suing Monster Beverage Corporation, and one of her lawyers is calling on the FDA to regulate the beverages and ban sales to minors.
There is a new challenger in the no cal alternative sweetener space. Stevia may still be king, but monk fruit is building its own power base.
The entrepreneur behind Cweet - a natural high-intensity sweetener from a protein called brazzein- says he expects to secure regulatory approval to sell it in the US in one to two years.
The nutritional profile of peanut butter may be enhanced by the addition of peanut skins to the mix, an approach which does not affect the sensory profile of the product, says new research.
Langer Juice Company has launched the first beverage onto the US market to contain tomato-derived cardiovascular health ingredient Fruitflow.
A US food professor has called on the peanut industry to take action against foodborne illness as the latest Salmonella outbreak has now spread to Canada.
Spices and seasonings giant McCormick is looking for new ways to engage with consumers via an expanded presence on photo sharing website Pinterest - the third-largest social media site after Facebook and Twitter - says its boss.
Celestial Seasonings is looking to grow its distribution footprint and to grow a new generation of customers as it extends its line of Enerji-brand shots to include a green tea offering.
US firm Goddess Energy has launched an energy drink for women called Flirt, which is on East Coast sale as a dietary supplement with one interesting appetite-suppressing bioactive, Hoodia Gordonii.
With the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) poised to publish guidance on distinguishing between beverages and liquid dietary supplements, one analyst tells BeverageDaily.com he doesn’t see the agency cracking down too hard on traditional energy drinks.
Scientists studying pectins that inhibit a protein called galectin-3 - elevated levels of which are associated with a higher risk of heart failure - say their work could create a completely new category of cardiovascular health foods and supplements.
The researchers behind Emulin - a blood glucose control ingredient attracting interest from some of the biggest brands in food and drink - is asking food manufacturers to help it design the best food delivery format for a new citrus-based ingredient targeting Alzheimer’s Disease.
Organic produce offers no benefits over conventional farming methods when it comes to nutrition and health, according to the findings of a new wide ranging review of the evidence.
Major premium manufacturers are starting to present RTD iced tea as a wholly new product, led by trendy US tea bars heralding a flavor and freshness revolution.
Chamberlain Farms has been named as the source of the outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium from cantaloupes that has killed two and sickened nearly 200 people in 21 states.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has challenged Welch Foods over its marketing of fruit snacks, fruit cocktails, spreads and juices as ‘heart healthy’ – and Welch’s has rebuffed the accusations, calling them misguided.
Meat-free burgers, sausages, and other meat analog products have come a long way in recent years, but there is still room for improvement in texture and taste, as companies continue to strive for more meat-like attributes – and a bite of the meat-free market.