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New drinks review: Nestle parades big top beverage

Drinks manufacturers continue to prove their innovative streak in packaging designs, with Productscan Online reporting some novel developments this month. One such product is a child-friendly fruit drink with an extra large top. Meanwhile, a more charitable side to drinks production has been noted with US-based Trinity Products giving away 10% of its new energy drink profits to charity.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jun 2006
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New drinks review: stevia gaining ground as the new sweetener of choice

The natural sweetener stevia has gained much attention in recent weeks after the US Food and Drug Administration approved the sweetener for use in foodstuffs. Following the approval, a number of manufacturers have introduced new stevia products, including Coca Cola and PepsiCo. As a result, the product can be expected to gain further exposure in 2009.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Jan 2009
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New drinks review: water aims to be ultimate in purity

This month's roundup of new drinks products finds the US launch of an untreated bottled spring water that is hoping to be the next big thing based on its pure and natural credentials. Claiming to be free from chemicals and nutrient rich, it is certainly a novel entry in the bottled water market.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Nov 2009
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New food review: chocolate inhaler is not to be sniffed at

This month's roundup of new food launches finds an eclectic selection of products, such as an energizing sports gel, a plant-based pasta package, and a chocolate powder inhaler that is designed to suppress the appetite. These show that the differing needs of consumer groups are being well catered for.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Aug 2009
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New food review: convenient consumption the order of the day for potato and peanut butter

In this month's summary of the latest food industry innovations, quick preparation and consumption formats have appeared in the ready meals and nut butter categories, showing that convenience is becoming an essential attribute in an increasingly diverse set of product categories. Meanwhile, salt caramel continues its march with its introduction as a flavor of potato chips.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Mar 2012
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New Food Review: easy-to-swallow additive targets aging population

Productscan Online has reported some particularly interesting products this month that have one thing in common; teeth. A new food additive in Japan has been designed for the elderly to make food easier to chew and digest by turning it to a jelly consistency. In the US, meanwhile, a new tooth brush-shaped candy is targeting the younger consumer. Dentists may not approve!

Published By Datamonitor
03 Jan 2006
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New food review: liquid chocolate flows onto the market

Productscan Online reports on recent food launches touted as having health benefits, including bread which aids the immune system and, more unusually, marshmallows filled with collagen to plump out the skin. These products highlight the growing number of more unusual ingredients introduced into ordinary foodstuffs in order to attract the health conscious consumer.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Sep 2006
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New food review: taking a closer look at the humble egg

Manufacturers are developing ever more innovative ways to encourage consumers to eat healthily, as demonstrated by a scan of recent product launches featuring on the Productscan database. These include an egg which is designed to aid eye health and an olive oil which is said to have cholesterol-lowering properties. Maintaining a healthy diet could therefore become an easier affair in the future.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Sep 2007
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New personal care products review: instant coffee gains a new supplement angle

This month's personal care review finds that supplements are aiming to gain appeal by focusing on package design. A caffeine supplement has been launched in packaging that resembles a coffee jar, while a pregnancy supplement is contained in a bottle with a baby 'bump'. This highlights how the market is aiming to attract its specific target audience with an instant visual hit.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Mar 2010
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New personal care products review: makeup looks to home decoration with roller innovation

This month's roundup of innovative personal care products finds a new foundation that literally treats the face like a blank canvas with its new roller applicator. Meanwhile, with the new year recently started, consumers may wish to utilize a new cold turkey aid to help them give up smoking.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Jan 2010

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