GURU, a Quebec-based company, has introduced monk fruit as a natural sweetener to its Organic Lite drink. The company says using monk fruit is a first in Canada. According to GURU, the monk fruit’s flesh has a sweetening power 300…
A recent report links traumatic brain injury in teens to energy drinks, but the CBA is not convinced.
Atlanta, Ga. – Coca- Cola has acquired a 16.7-per-cent share of Corona, Calif.-based Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion. The beverage giant hopes to capitalize on the rapid growth of the energy drink market and future growth opportunities. Coke says…
Energy drinks have been getting a lot of press lately, and it hasn’t all been good
Health Canada tests the waters with caffeinated energy drinks
Last month the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published an opinion piece entitled “‘Caffeinating’ Children and Youth,” voicing concern over the prevalence of high-caffeine energy drinks. While many energy drinks are regulated as Natural Health Products and include on-label warnings,…
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