Beverage

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

By Maggie Hennessy

WhiteWave Services Inc. has filed a patent application for ‘light milk,’ a lower-calorie alternative to skim milk without a watered-down flavor and mouthfeel.

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

By Stephen DANIELLS

Vinegar (acetic acid) should be ‘purposefully’ integrated into more food matrices, say the researchers behind a new study which reports the potential blood sugar management potential of a vinegar beverage.

Federal judge dismisses Tetley USA tea fraud claims

Federal judge dismisses Tetley USA tea fraud claims

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Tata Global Beverages subsidiary Tetley USA has succeeded in its effort to dismiss a lawsuit alleging it misleads consumers with ‘antioxidant, nutrient content and health claims’ for tea products.

Do college students eat like the rest of us?

Do college students eat like the rest of us? GrubHub finds out

By Elaine WATSON

Do college students eat like the rest of us? Broadly yes (washed down by a lot more energy drinks), but there are some notable differences, according to online ordering expert GrubHub, which says students are significantly less likely to place ‘healthier’...

Energy drinks in c-stores: Strong summer for Red Bull, Monster, NOS, Full Throttle, weaker performance from AMP, Rockstar

Energy drinks in c-stores: Strong summer for Red Bull, Monster, NOS, Full Throttle, weaker performance from AMP, Rockstar

By Elaine WATSON

The energy drink category - which did not set the world on fire in most other retail channels this summer - posted 7.4% dollar sales growth in the US convenience store channel in the four weeks to August 3, driven by a strong performance from Red Bull...

Food fraud: Which ingredients are most vulnerable?

Food fraud: Which ingredients are most vulnerable?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

You can’t paint a horse like a cow and expect people not to notice – but grind their meat into patties and it may be a different story. So what makes an ingredient vulnerable to food fraud?

Supersize me! But who is actually ordering those jumbo corn dogs?

Supersize me! But who is actually ordering those jumbo corn dogs?

By Elaine WATSON

With state fair season in full swing and deep-fried Oreos on the menu, online food ordering service GrubHub embarked on a study of ‘extreme foods’ to determine who is ordering jumbo corn dogs and Big Gulps (spoiler alert - it’s men…)

Dr Pepper bottling plant catches fire in Texas

Dr Pepper bottling plant catches fire in Texas

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) says a fire at a Texas bottling plant for carbonates such as Dr Pepper and 7UP is under investigation and insists production will restart shortly.

Molson Coors admits Coors Light struggles in Canada

Molson Coors admits Coors Light struggles in Canada

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Molson Coors CEO Peter Swinburn admits that premium light beer Coors Light struggled in Canada during Q2 2013 and says it has 'some work to do' to boost the brand's volume sales.

‘Next Generation’ Omega-3 sports drink set to hydrate America

COTT BEVERAGES FOUNDER'S GRANDSON BEHIND BRAND

‘Next Generation’ Omega-3 sports drink set to hydrate America

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The creator of a ‘next generation’ Omega-3 based sports water – developed with Cott Beverages scion Jeff Pencer – claims the drink’s hydration qualities make it unique in North America.

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