How best to enjoy whisky has long been debated, but two chemists say they have discovered why diluting your dram might make it taste better.
Implementation of the health promotion levy — previously known as the sugar-sweetened beverages tax — will be delayed until April 2018, Treasury deputy director-general, Ismail Momoniat, said yesterday.
While screwcaps’ hold on the market seems to be loosening, new developments in natural cork, Diam (a cork stopper with the mechanical and organoleptic security of a screwcap) and synthetics mean that wine producers are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine stopper power.
How do you pour a beer? Turns out that the popular pouring method — which results in little to no foam — is completely wrong. And can actually cause stomach ache.
A new way to have your coffee without spilling the milk? Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink.
Long4Life, the new investment company started by Bidvest founder, Brian Joffe, will pay up to R360m for Gauteng co-packaging bottling company, Inhle Beverages.
Kombucha, the ancient fermented tea, is enticing many producers and fans into its immune-boosting and adventurous taste arena. It's moving from kitchen to craft to mainstream in many markets - and SA, too, is not off this map.
Distell's value wine brand, Drostdy Hof, has a sophisticated new look: with the new label design being "both respectful of the legacy and modern in expression, inviting consumers to 'share the moment' with Drostdy Hof".
Coca-Cola is calling on the public via the crowdsourcing platform HeroX to develop a natural, low-to-no-calorie sweetener, but the compound must not contain, or be derived from, stevia or monk fruit.
The proposed tax on sugary drinks is likely to go ahead later this year, following negotiations between government, labour and industry at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac).
As the lines between food and medicine become more blurred, it’s no wonder we’re looking towards food and drink for its restorative benefits. If we can eat or drink something delicious rather than pop a pill – bonus. What’s next on the drinks menu for body-aware consumers?