Functional Beverages

Kombucha Brewers International aims to set standards for kombucha industry

KBI is seeking to raise the allowed ABV level for kombucha from 0.5% to 1.25%. ©iStock/boyarkinamarina

Kombucha Brewers International (KBI) is working to connect the relatively small but burgeoning kombucha industry by providing common resources and testing standards. 

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Standardization story supports Beet It's US retail launch

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

We take a look at some new tea products around the globe. Pic:iStock/RedKoalaDesign

What’s hitting the shelves? Spotlight on tea

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RTD tea: A ‘star performer’ with high growth trajectory predicted to continue

Farmhouse Culture raises $6.5m in round led by 301 INC

Farmhouse Culture raises $6.5m in financing round led by Gen Mills 301 INC, unveils new sparkling probiotic line

Yakult is ready to begin carrying out tests on the consumption of probiotics in space. ©iStock

Probiotics in space testing is ready for lift off, says Yakult

AQUAhydrate is privately owned by a multinational group of investors including Ron Burkle, Mark Wahlberg, and Sean Combs. Picture: AQUAhydrate

AQUAhydrate targets 'everyday warriors' as premium pH segment continues to grow

It's not just cricket...researchers are increasingly assessing a range of insects for their protein potential.  ©iStock

Whey out? Could cricket protein rival whey as a sports nutrition and functional drinks ingredient?

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

Plant sterol fortified soy milk shows inflammation benefits: Singapore study

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