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The risk of dying from heart disease increased exponentially with the amount of added sugars consumed

Sugar consumption linked to heart disease death risk

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Excessive consumption of added sugars in drinks, snacks and sweets is associated with an increased risk of dying from heart disease, according to a major US review published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

CA plaintiff Thamar Santisteban Cortina would not have purchased Pepsi/Malta Goya beverages 'if she knew they contained a substance known to be a carcinogen'

PepsiCo and Goya Foods targeted in lawsuit over 4-MEI

By Elaine WATSON

First the report, now the class action lawsuits: PepsiCo and Goya Foods - who were both cited in a recent report from product testing firm Consumer Reports about allegedly “concerning” 4-MEI levels in soft drinks - have been targeted in lawsuits filed...

Heinz got creative on social media at half time at the Super Bowl with this cheeky tweet

Super Bowl XLVIII: Who won the battle of the brands?

By Elaine WATSON

UPDATED: As the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos squared up at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday, the nation’s biggest food and beverage firms battled for supremacy during the commercial breaks. We know who won the game, but who won the...

Beyond the Big Mac reference, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley is a passionate advocate of natural, functional and healthy beverages

'Marketing can and should be science-driven and scientists are great marketers': VIRUN CEO

'Loving my life…like a Big Mac after a 12 mile hike!'

By Ben BOUCKLEY

BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year 2013, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley, reveals his lust for life and how soft drinks can combine ‘want with need’ to kick start the category, in the first part of an exclusive interview.

The popularity of tea as a beverage helps drive awareness of the polyphenols extracted from the plant.

Special edition: Polyphenols

Global tea polyphenols market set to hit $368 million by 2020

By Hank Schultz

Tea polyphenols are poised to enjoy strong growth over the next decade, with a new market report calling for the global market in the ingredients to hit $368 million by 2020.  That makes sense to observers, who say the popularity of tea, green tea in...

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Caramel colors under fire again: Is there a safe level of 4-MeI?

By Elaine WATSON

The FDA says it has “no reason to believe” that 4-MeI - an impurity generated during the manufacture of caramel colors III and IV - poses a health risk at current dosage levels, but says it is reviewing new data to determine whether it needs to revise...

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