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2008-10-07 03:00:17

By Bainbridge, Jane Squash and cordial manufacturers are tapping into healthy-eating trends in their fight for share against rival softdrink. By Jane Bainbridge Today's children may find it hard to believe, but when their grandparents were young Ribena was the height of luxury. Parents now indulge their offspring with smoothies, fresh juices and bottled water, but only a generation earlier, tap water flavoured by a dash of syrupy squash was considered a treat for kids. Cordials and squash...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.