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IN 2002, Eric Schnell launched Steaz, the first carbonated green tea and USDA-certified organic soda and energy drink lines in the US. In 2011, he co- founded I AM enlightened nutrition, an all-natural line of liquid dietary supplements and launched new business venture, MetaBrand

Big interview: Eric Schnell, founder MetaBrand; co-founder I AM Enlightened nutrition, Healthy beverage Co (Steaz teas)

Shot in the arm: The secret to success in shots... without going head to head with 5-Hour Energy…

By Elaine WATSON

Want to get a slice of the action in the shots category? Build a brand with a compelling story or ‘mission’, and formulate a product that delivers a discernible effect on consumers in 20-30 minutes, or you’re wasting your time, beverages and shots guru...

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup: study

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup: study

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Recent research shows that the color of beverage containers influences consumer enjoyment, with results indicating that orange and dark-cream colored cups enhanced the flavor, sweetness and aroma of hot chocolate.

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Diageo files 'pourable slush' patents for RTD cocktails

By Ben Bouckley

Diageo has filed patents in a range of nations detailing a formulation process for alcoholic cocktails, sold in bottles at ambient temperatures then frozen by consumers to form a ready-to-serve pourable slush.

The art of soft drinks: Euromonitor charts world consumption trends

DISPATCHES FROM INTERBEV 2012, LAS VEGAS

The art of soft drinks: Euromonitor charts world consumption trends

By Ben Bouckley

Speaking to BeverageDaily.com at InterBev in Las Vegas, Euromonitor International analysts Claire Moulin and Jonas Feliciano characterize the world’s shifting taste in soft drinks in art history terms.

To make Tagatose, Nutrilab NV hydrolyzes lactose from whey permeate into glucose and galactose. This is then followed by an isomerization process of galactose using an L-arabinose isomerase

Scientists report 'guidelines' for tagatose use in food and beverages

By Stephen Daniells

Using tagatose to sweeten food and drink products has taken a step forward as Korean scientists report the ‘first quantitative data on the relationship between the sweetness of tagatose and sucrose over a range of sweetness levels commonly encountered...

Spring water (Picture copyright Mixtribe Photo/Flickr)

Nestlé sued over alleged phony bottled spring water

By Hank Schultz

A Chicago company has sued Nestlé over claims that 5-gallon water jugs it bought for its office dispensers were advertised as spring water when in fact they were filled with tap water.

China wakes up and smells the new Nescafé...

China wakes up and smells the new Nescafé...

By Ben Bouckley

Nestlé will launch a reformulated version of single-serve coffee product Nescafé 1+2 Original in China this month, and claims that consumer tastes in the nation have changed.

Have you had your P.L.A.Y. today? PepsiCo targets women with new protein product launch

Dispatches from the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) 2012

Have you had your P.L.A.Y. today? PepsiCo targets women with new protein product launch

By Elaine WATSON in Philadelphia

PepsiCo is developing a novel protein-based product designed to appeal to women that “won’t show up on a shelf the way you envision it”, revealed bosses at its Nutrition Ventures arm at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) this week.

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