Functional Beverages

Could malformed mushrooms be the next big sports nutrition ingredient?

Researchers believe large-scale production of a mushroom-based sports drink could help to combat the world’s food waste problem. ©iStock

Mushrooms have been hailed as the perfect ingredient for new sports drinks, with researchers in Australia claiming they could be key to refuelling after a workout.

Kombucha must improve label compliance to reach full sales potential

Kombucha manufacturers must improve labeling compliance to reach full sales potential

FlavorHealth focuses on sugar reduction, sodium reduction & bitter balance. Pic: FlavorHealth

‘Consumers will not compromise on taste,’ says FlavorHealth

Aquamin is derived from mineral-rich seaweed sustainably sourced off the coast of Iceland. Pic: Aquamin

Aquamin to expand beverage applications as it digs into magnesium research

Staimune will expand the company's presence in shelf-stable beverages. Pic: Ganeden

Ganeden taps functional shelf stable beverage market with probiotic-derived Staimune

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Could coffee curb cognitive disorders?

The mice were given the human equivalent human of around 30 cups of coffee. ©iStock

Caffeine aids weight loss in mice...but at equivalent of 30 cups of coffee a day for humans

AvitaeXR features patented bead-based technology that controls the release rate of caffeine. Pic: Avitae

Avitae launches low-calorie energy drink to expand c-store footprint

Food Innovation Forum in assoc with FOOD VISION USA

What’s the secret to developing winning food and beverage products (and can 'Big Food' still innovate)?

The effects of juices on cardiovascular diseases have been widely studied, say researchers. ©iStock

Heart health and weight management: Which fruit juices offer the most benefits?

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