Food & Drink (183)
A natural high
TICE, the Austrian “high spirits” drink, contains special amino acids that support the body’s production of joy hormones. The ingredients L-tryptophan and L-tyrosine are supposed to activate your good mood. Pharmacies provide this drink in mint and lemon flavours.
Why it matters
The growth of the functional water category with benefits from anti-cellulite to skin cleansing is continuing unabated. However, the energy drinks market - which has mental rather than physical effects - has come under pressure for its artificial stimulating ingredients. Is TICE part of a backlash which raises the importance of more natural highs even from your water?
The Turkish spirit Raki has been transformed into the cocktail Rakito in order to target the Chinese market.
Lato G is a beauty ice cream with special properties. Anti-oxidant agents from Acaia, tan enhancers from Goaiaba and probiotics from Greek yogurt work together to offer anti-ageing and tanning benefits.