A UK start-up blurring the lines between ‘classic matcha’ and ‘energy drink’ has developed a caffeinated beverage for millennials. FoodNavigator spoke to Matcha Works co-founder Harvey Hodd to find out how the sparkling drink sets itself apart in both...
Consumption of green tea supplements leads to weight loss in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but it is still uncertain if supplementation provides a direct anti-inflammatory effect against the condition.
Kemin is introducing a new blend of rosemary and green tea extracts in Europe and Asia, which it says work together to neutralise each others’ distinctive flavours and can help retain an appealing colour and flavour of meat products.
Superfoods have taken the market by storm in recent years, but
food manufacturers need to take a step back and use the ingredients
with caution if they are to continue reaping the benefits, says
Datamonitor in a FoodNavigator-USA.com...
UK company Multiple Marketing has developed a new range of
functional cereal bars in an attempt to cash in on the increasing
demand for nutritionally beneficial and innovative wellness
products that deliver functional health benefits.
At 3.15 million tonnes world tea production in 2003 beat 2002
supplies but prices remained firm reflecting season variability,
reports the UN food and farm body, adding that China has pushed up
green tea supplies.
Latest research from market analysts Mintel highlights a day in the
life of the global consumer. In the future, British shoppers could
be using curry flavoured toothpaste, feasting on collagen soup,
banana mayonnaise or green tea...
Japanese functional food ingredients firm Taiyo Kagaku is set to
increase its share of global green tea sales with the recent
acquisition of Chinese green tea extract manufacturer Wuxi Green
Green tea may help to lower the prevalence of oesophageal
adenocarcinoma, one of the fastest growing cancers in western
countries, said researchers speaking at a meeting on digestive
disease in the US last week.
The active component in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate
(EGCG), already shown to fight several types of cancer, also
appears to kill cells of the most common form of leukaemia, reports
a US team this week.
Japanese scientists may have explained why green tea stops the
progression of cancer. They report that the active component
epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) binds to a receptor thought to be
behind the spread of cancer.
The latest round-up from Mintel's GNPD reveals that innovation in
the food and drink industry is still going strong. Evidence that
innovation remains a number one priority for food manufacturers is
all apparent in the latest...
The virtues of tea multiply by the year with scientists across the
world unveiling new health benefits of this global beverage.
Researchers in the US report this week that extracts from white tea
may be able to protect the skin from...
Caffeine could one day be used to cure skin cancer, according to US
scientists who have found that the stimulant combined with an
extract from green tea can kill cancer in mice. More research will
be required to find out whether the...
The catechins found in green tea may benefit arthritis patients by
reducing the degradation of cartilage, according to an in vitro
study conducted at the University of Sheffield Medical School in
Levels of total phenols, catechins and caffeine in teas commonly
consumed in the UK have been identified by scientists in the UK.
Future commercial exploitation of tea could depend partly on its