Ingredients

Energy drinks trigger ‘life threatening’ heart activity, study suggests

Although the cardiovascular safety profile of caffeine has been relatively well established, there is little published literature on the physical changes linked with multi‐ingredient energy drinks.©iStock

The consumption of caffeinated energy drinks results in significant changes to heart function and blood pressure when compared to other drinks containing the same caffeine content.

Defra’s Family Food Survey published in March, found sales of regular soft drinks fell by 34.6% between 2010 and 2014. Low-calorie drinks purchases increased by 35.8%. The survey stated that 38% of all soft drinks consumed were fully sugared, ©iStock

Artificial sweeteners raise stroke and dementia risk, study claims

The two major glycosides found in the leaves are stevioside and rebaudioside A. Both taste approximately 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose.©iStock/Heike Rau

New insights reveal how stevia controls blood sugar levels

Size perception and social image concerns are cues that may provide strategies for promoting healthy behavior. ©iStock/memoriesarecaptured

Portion limit strategies no guarantee in reducing sugar drink intake

AkzoNobel, ABT & EY launch online tool for bio-based raw materials. Picture: AkzoNobel.

‘Despite growing attention for sustainability, we still cannot track bio-based raw materials’

AIJN has released a ‘Liquid Fruit’ 2016 market report. Picture: AIJN.

Top beverage firms want 100% sustainable juice and puree by 2030

Counterfeit bottles were prevented from being put on the market. Picture: iStock

Police investigating counterfeit spirit claims

Co-founders Anna and Josefin. Picture: SugarSin.

SugarSin to launch rosé wine gummies

Muhtar Kent (center), CEO, The Coca-Cola Company with Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta (L) and the Mayor of Ploiesti City, Iulian Badescu ( R ), at the opening of a bottling line for Cappy Pulpy Orange juice drink. Picture: Coca-Cola.

Coca-Cola HBC reports good growth led by Nigeria and Romania

Novozymes wins landmark case. Picture: Novozymes.

Novozymes wins landmark case for biotech patent in alcohol beverages

More Ingredients