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Americas: Natural sweeteners to dominate soft drinks market, says analyst

Ongoing concerns about obesity and sugar intake have driven interest in reduced sugar and diet drinks in recent years. This has become even more...

Americas: Researchers say sleep deprivation may increase sugar intake

People who sleep five or fewer hours a night are likely to also drink significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, such as sodas and energy...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra opens upgraded Malaysian dairy plant

Fonterra has reopened the doors to its milk powder manufacturing plant in Malaysia following a NZ$7 million (US$4.85 million) investment to boost manufacturing efficiencies. The...

Europe: Researchers develop bacteria quick test for beer, milk

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Potsdam and company GEN-IAL from Troisdorf have developed a polymer powder that significantly...

Americas: Association releases brewery safety training course

As part of its mission to increase safety awareness, the Brewers Association (BA), the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft...

World: Delta Food Industries opens dairy plant in SAIF Zone

Delta Food Industries  opened an AED 40 million (US$10.89 million) dairy plant in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) this month. "The new plant...

Americas: PepsiCo reduced operational water use by 26%

In 2015, PepsiCo reduced its operational water use per unit of production by 26% versus a 2006 baseline. This exceeded the company's previously stated...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

Asia Pacific: Low-calorie, healthy CSDs help address consumer concerns over childhood obesity, diabetes, Frost...

A report has found Japanese to favor functional carbonates for their health and wellness positioning. Besides zero-calorie and sugar-free carbonates, the Japanese government has approved...

Europe: Dairy Crest releases flavored milk products in new recipes

FRijj, UK’s flavored milk brand from Dairy Crest will be relaunching its premium milkshake range, FRijj Supreme, later this month. Having undergone a full recipe...

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