Fruit juice contains vitamins and other bioactive compounds. But it has also been called out for its sugar content. Fresh research from the EU fruit juice industry examines consumer attitudes to juice and its healthy associations.
New Zealand kiwifruit producer, Zespri, says the best marketing strategy for fruit is to back up health claims, which is how it will position the fruit in its new European expansion. FoodNavigator spoke to Chief Operating Officer, Simon Limmer, to find...
Wild is extending offering of fruit and vegetable juice
compounds by using new kinds of produce, like pumpkins and bell
peppers, in a bid to halt shrinking sales in the orange-carrot
drinks category in Germany.
BASF's fine chemicals division is bolstered by higher sales volume
of aroma chemicals and vitamins A and E for animal nutrition, but
the pressure over vitamin C and lysine has not abated, dragging
down the division's profitability.
Testing soft drinks to reflect the effects of storage and transport
conditions will be crucial to realistically monitor benzene
formation in different drinks, a former industry scientist told
Blackcurrants have already earned a reputation amongst the
healthiest fruits thanks to a high antioxidant content. But in New
Zealand, where five per cent for the world's crop is grown,
researchers have been investigating ways...
A potent antioxidant abundant in apples and some other fruits and
vegetables appears to protect brain cells against oxidative stress,
a tissue-damaging process associated with Alzheimer's and other
Food makers continue to reap the benefits from new science that
backs the health promoting properties of food with researchers
finding an antioxidant-rich soup raised vitamin C levels, and
reduced stress levels, in consumers.
The world's number two vitamin maker BASF opened a new production
plant for the chemical citral yesterday, the key building block for
vitamins A and E, as well as the carotenoids beta-carotene and
As food makers increasingly turn to nutrients to fortify and
'functionalise' their food products for a growing consumer market,
a new study out of the US find that high doses of vitamin C
increase the severity of spontaneous...
The popularity of new food concepts and volume growth in sports
nutrition means vitamins supplements continue to enjoy good growth
in most markets, despite a drop in price levels, according to a new
A scientist from Russia has developed a recipe for bifidobeer - a
beer that contains bifidobacteria. There is evidence to suggest
that bifidobacteria contained in beer can perform several functions
at the same time - beer quality...
Vitamins C and E could be especially beneficial in reducing
oxidative stress in men. The findings follow a recent study in
Japan that investigated possible gender-related differences in