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November 2, 2012
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News for the non-alcoholic refreshment beverage industry

  Industry News 
  • Kraft, Tim Hortons team on coffee discs
    Tassimo T Discs with Tim Hortons coffee are being introduced through a partnership between the coffee chain and Kraft Foods Group, maker of the single-brew Tassimo machine. The discs will be sold at Tim Hortons restaurants and through the Tim Hortons and Tassimo websites. Drinks Business Review (11/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Powerade debuts hydration meter
    Powerade has teamed with fitness-oriented social network Endomondo to add a hydration measurement feature to Endomondo's mobile application. "The collaboration is intended to motivate fitness fans to compete while building strength and conditioning so everyone becomes better all-round athletes," said Emmanuel Seuge, Coca-Cola's chief of worldwide sports and entertainment marketing. Drinks Business Review (11/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Report charts soy, milk protein growth
    Transparency Market Research has released a report predicting a 6% annual compound growth rate for soy and milk protein ingredients between 2013 and 2018. More consumers are seeking plant and milk proteins, said the report, which predicts the highest levels of growth in China, India and Brazil. (10/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Health and Nutrition 
  • Caffeine intake can lower risk of dementia
    A study published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine found that caffeine consumption may lower the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease. "Several investigations show that moderate coffee consumption of three to five cups per day at mid-life is linked to a reduced risk of dementia in late life," lead author David Elmenhorst said. Orlando Sentinel (Fla.)/Vital Signs blog (11/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Regulatory and Legislative Update 
  • Report notes increased foodborne illness and recalls
    The U.S. Public Interest Research Group looked at FDA data and concluded that the food-safety net is "broken." "More needs to be done to identify the contaminants that are making us sick and to protect Americans from the risk of unsafe food," said public health advocate Nasima Hossain, noting that recall-linked illness this year is already twice the number of 2011. (France) (11/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  ABA News 
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    Now you can follow the ABA on Twitter! We keep you updated daily on the latest beverage industry news and bring you the information you need. Follow us today @Ameribev. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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