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FSA issues warning over Czech bootleg liquor

The Food Standards Agency is advising anyone travelling to, or recently returned from, the Czech Republic to steer clear of locally produced hard spirits. This follows a recent spate of alcohol-related cases of methanol poisoning in the country, including 19 deaths. The poisonings are associated with bootleg spirits that have been tainted with industrial methanol […]

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Industry quizzed on emerging technology

A recent survey asked the food and beverage industry what objectives are currently the most important when considering investment in new technology. Results revealed that over 55 per cent still considered that, despite big moves within the industry to improve sustainability and resource efficiency, the primary technology innovations needed remain focused on the product – […]

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New counterfeit booze-busting test

With reports of counterfeit alcohol increasing in parts of Europe, demand for testing for dangerous and illegal alcohol additives such as methanol is on the up too. Although methanol, a potent toxicant in humans, can occur naturally in very low levels in some alcoholic beverages, dangerous amounts of methanol may occur in or be added […]

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Coffee flavour range additions full of beans

Flavour firm Treatt has expanded its portfolio of natural distillates with the introduction of two new products. Coffee Treattarome Full Roast 9780 and Coffee Treattarome Mellow 9781 have been developed to deliver an authentic roasted bean flavour in a wide variety of applications at a cost-effective price, says the company. “These latest additions to the […]

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Soft drinks NPD on the up

New product activity in soft drinks appears to be on the up, with rising levels of global launch activity recorded by Innova Market Insights over the past two years. Fruit juices and drinks dominated launch activity with over 43 per cent of the total, reflecting the extremely diverse range of products included in the category, […]

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New lab products set for UK debut

A range of new products are set to be launched by exhibitors at this year’s Lab Innovations show. The UK event, at Birmingham’s NEC on 7 and 8 November, is set to showcase the latest laboratory technology, including analytical and biotech equipment. A raft of companies have already confirmed they’re launching new products at easyFairs […]