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Fraunhofer and Döhler looking at microfluidics for beverage safety

Work is focussed on alcoholic drinks as a model of a complex matrix but the aim is for it to be used for all beverages. ©iStock/monticello

Fraunhofer and Döhler are working together to develop a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics.

Acacia Gum has received bad press in the past, but producers are determined to show its multifaceted side ©iStock

Will acacia gum finally get the clean-label recognition it wants?

Jerónimo Pérez, president, Ifapa and Pedro Suárez, manager, Bodega González Byass Jerez sign the project agreement. Picture: Ifapa.

Researchers to improve the quality of aged brandy

A percentage of study participants with celiac disease reacted strongly to a sample of gluten-removed beer. ©iStock/grekoff

‘Gluten-removed’ beer not as safe as ‘gluten-free’ beer for those with celiac disease, study suggests

Soy milk is a popular drink in many South East Asian countries. ©iStock

Plant sterol fortified soy milk shows inflammation benefits: Singapore study

Döhler is reintroducing many of the ideas behind trend--setting beverages into food applications.

Cola-flavored biscuits: Döhler borrows from beverages for bakery concepts

Drinking coffee and tea with additions on a regular basis might impact an individual's daily energy/nutrient intake and diet quality. ©iStock/Easy Company

Sweet and spicy flavours add beverage calories, study notes

Australia app measures water stress of grapevines

New smartphone app measures water stress of grapevines

Elevated levels of the inflammatory protein IL-1β has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ©iStock/ArtTim

Does caffeine keep you younger for longer? Stanford study thinks so

In humans, an excessive intake of added sugars has been linked to the development of metabolic disturbances. ©iStock/PPrat

Lower calorie sugar types may not make a difference to health: Rat study

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