Natural snack startup, Tea Squares said it could be the next acquisition target by a major US CPG company, after the company recently secured listing at a Whole Foods store in Chicago.
DIGGING INTO INNOVATION & NPD WITH DATAMONITOR CONSUMER
Green tea has migrated from hot drinks into other foods over the years but has particular promise in breakfast cereal where manufacturers can pack nutritional punch into weight-loss products, says a Datamonitor researcher.
Reduction of pH key to green tea enriched biscuit quality, finds new study
Retention of green tea extracts in biscuits is improved by a reduction in the pH of the dough, finds new research looking at the stability of different catechins when fortifying baked goods.
Maxx launches bitter-free green tea for bakery
Upstate New York-based Maxx Performance has introduced an encapsulated green tea extract allowing addition to bakery and other dried goods without compromising flavor.
Frost & Sullivan rewards Indena for green tea research excellence
Italian botanical extracts leader Indena has been rewarded for more
than 20 years of research in the area by winning Frost &
Sullivan's 2008 European Green Tea Extracts Excellence in Research
Green tea extract may counter fatigue for workaholics
Supplements of the green tea compound EGCG may offset the signs of
physical and mental fatigue associated with modern stressful lives,
suggests research from Japan.
Green tea ingredient rides trend
A green tea extract has been launched by Danisco as a food
ingredient, reinforcing the perceived benefits of the antioxidant
and its "consumer friendly" appeal.
Green tea may cut arthritis, study
Components in green tea may help prevent the production
of inflammatory molecules associated with joint damage in people
with rheumatoid arthritis, scientists have reported.
More study needed on green tea HIV link
Drinking green tea may help to prevent the spread of the HIV virus,
a study suggests, but the authors have warned more research is
Danisco launches green tea 'flavour protector'
Danisco is looking to benefit from growing interest in natural
antioxidants with the launch of Guardian green tea extracts.
Green tea improves blood lipid levels, say scientists
Regular consumption of the antioxidant rich green tea could reduce
blood lipid levels and cut the risk of developing heart disease,
suggests a small trial from Portugal.
Green tea flavonoids: Anti-browning additives for dairy?
Scientists in the US are looking into the potential of green tea
polyphenols to stop the Maillard reaction in thermally processed
dairy to prevent dark colours and off-flavours.
Matcha green tea tipped as luxury flavour of the future
A Japanese firm is confident that a traditional form of green tea
is about to take off as a luxury flavour category in Europe.
Green tea cuts risk of death, study
Drinking several cups of green tea every day could cut peoples'
risk of death from a range of diseases, but does not appear to
lower the chances of getting cancer, says a Japanese study.
Tea linked to lower risk of bile stones and cancer
Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of cancer
in the gallbladder and bile ducts by about 40 per cent, suggests a
population-based study from China.