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Left-right: Wize Monkey founders Arnaud Petitvallet (COO) and Max Rivest (CEO)

Coffee leaf tea has got the 'body and full flavor of black tea without the bitterness'

Coffee: The next big thing in tea? Wize Monkey prepares to unveil coffee leaf tea

By Elaine Watson

By unlocking the potential of the coffee fruit, enterprising companies from Bai Brands and KonaRed (beverages) to CF Global (coffee flour) and VDF Futureceuticals (nutraceuticals) have already proved that the coffee bean is not the only thing the coffee...

Honest Tea marks Coke's first Keurig K-Cup launch

Honest Tea marks Coke's first Keurig K-Cup launch

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Keurig Green Mountain and Coke will roll-out Honest Tea in K-Cups from tomorrow - the beverage giant's first launch in this format since it took a 10% equity stake in Keurig this February.

Is the term 'all-natural' still resonating with consumers?

Natural vs organic: What’s the difference, and do shoppers care?

By Elaine Watson

How clean is your label, and who decides - plaintiff's attorneys or Whole Foods Market? Are ‘all-natural’ claims still resonating with consumers or are other on-pack cues more important? And do shoppers understand the difference between natural and...

The children are our future (in tea), says Packaged Facts

The children are our future (in tea), says Packaged Facts

By Maggie Hennessy

Tea isn’t just for grown-ups anymore, as instant and ready-to-drink teas are paving the way for strong positioning among families, children and teens, according to a recent report by market research firm Packaged Facts.

Protein, sugar and hybrid products: Innova teases IFT agenda

Trendspotting from Innova Market Insights

Protein, sugar and hybrid products: Innova teases IFT agenda

By Maggie Hennessy

Can anything top protein? What’s a “silver consumer” and why should we care? Would salty caramel work in a soft drink? Innova Market Insights teased a very full agenda of trendwatching presentations at next week’s Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT)...

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

By Stephen Daniells

Regular consumption of coffee may reduce DNA damage and reduce energy intake and body fat, according to two new studies from Europe.

Coffee flour inventor: We’re finally beyond the stage where people just call us crazy'

Interview with Dan Belliveau, creator of coffee flour and co-founder of CF Global

Coffee flour inventor: We’re finally beyond the stage where people just call us crazy'

By Maggie Hennessy

A longtime executive at the likes of Starbucks, Frito-Lay and General Motors used his experience in improving supply chain efficiency to create a groundbreaking food ingredient traditionally left to rot as a byproduct of the roughly 17 billion pounds...

High Brew boss: ‘We’re the antithesis of RTD coffee drinks’

Interview with High Brew founder David Smith

High Brew boss: ‘We’re the antithesis of RTD coffee drinks’

By Maggie Hennessy

The manufacturer of a ready-to-drink coffee beverage line looks to snag some market share from category-leading Starbucks with a cold brewed line that’s more about the flavor of coffee than masking it with milk and sweeteners.

Copper Moon launches first probiotic in a K-Cup with Ganeden BC30

Copper Moon launches first probiotic in a K-Cup with Ganeden BC30

By Elaine WATSON

Ganeden Biotech - the Ohio-based company behind ultra-resilient probiotic BC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) - has scored another industry first after teaming up with coffee firm Copper Moon to launch the first K-Cups with probiotics.

Relaxation beverage founder betting on sleepy time ice cream supplement

Relaxation ice cream ahead of its time?

Relaxation beverage founder betting on sleepy time ice cream supplement

By Maggie Hennessy

Ever found yourself unable to shake off the stress of the day even while enjoying your evening bowl of ice cream? Bebida Beverage Co. (BeBevCo), the manufacturer of Koma Unwind relaxation drink, hopes to address the roughly 100 million consumers who either...

Decline in soft drinks not catastrophic for beverage industry

Big Interview: Greg Steltenpohl, CEO of Califia Farms and founder of Odwalla

Decline in soft drinks not catastrophic for beverage industry: Odwalla founder

By Maggie Hennessy

“The slowdown of soft drinks is not going to be catastrophic for the beverage industry,” said Greg Steltenphol, CEO of beverage manufacturer Califia Farms and founder of Odwalla, discussing the recent slump in carbonated soft drink sales—particularly...

Starbucks wakes up, smells coffee, pays Mondelez megabucks...

'NOW WE CAN FOCUS ON SNACKS': MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL

Starbucks wakes up, smells coffee, pays Mondelez megabucks...

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Starbucks has been rocked by news it must pay Kraft a whopping $2.23bn in damages after ending its supply arrangement with the FMCG giant in 2010, but insists it has adequate liquidity to foot the bill.

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