Health claims embraced by global dairy manufacturers Despite cutbacks in consumer expenditure and problems in some countries with regard to health claims legislation, interest in healthy options appears...

Vitasoy has launched a Soy Milky Iced Coffee product Soy milk brand Vitasoy has launched Soy Milky Iced Coffee, which it said was a response to consumer demand for a “non-dairy, lactose free iced...

The new Slendier "high dietary fibre" drink Australian health food manufacturer D’lite Food Pacific has launched a new range of drinks called Slendier Drinks in Australia, which it says are...

The recent first quarter trading update from Japanese-owned Australian food and beverage manufacturer Lion shows a volume increase of 14 per cent in the beer, wine and spirits category for the quarter...

Drinking one 12 ounce (about 336ml) serving size of sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can be enough to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22 per cent, a new UK study has found. The risk...

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation into a brand of “energy shots,” reported to be linked to around 13 deaths and a total of 92 reports of illness in the United...

Lion, the Kirin-owned food and drinks company, has reported a 6.7 increase in volumes for its Australian beer, spirits and wine operations during the first quarter. Announcing its alcohol and business...

Australia is presently suffering a severe shortage of CO2 required for soft drinks to bubble. Ironically, the Australian Federal government recently passing a law to impose a carbon tax (still to come...

A report commissioned by the Australian Government has found that its own alcohol guidelines are considered “unrealistic” and “confusing”. The report, published by market research company Horizon...

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), has called for a ban on the sale of premixed alcohol and energy drink (AED) products in Australia. Research into consumption habits, commissioned...