soft drinks

24 Nov 2020
--- Some of the largest food companies have joined forces to slam UK government proposals that could see online junk food ads – including products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) food – banned in Britain. Major... Read More
26 Oct 2020
--- Coca-Cola has agreed to sell its stake in its Australian bottler, Coca-Cola Amatil, to one of its European affiliates, Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP). This move comes as the company aims to distance itself from the... Read More
23 Oct 2020
--- Functional, refreshing beverages like high-protein iced tea have significant market potential, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. The Denmark-based dairy ingredient supplier reports that the market for functional and... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- Shortly after announcing plans to slim down its portfolio as part of a strategic review earlier this month, The Coca-Cola Company is set to retire a range of underperforming beverages from its global portfolio by December... Read More
06 Oct 2020
--- Coca-Cola is discontinuing its coconut water brand Zico, seven years after it was acquired. The beverage maker is also reviewing several other drink brands in its portfolio, including Coke Life, as part of this offloading... Read More
16 Sep 2020
--- Kerry research has revealed there is consumer acceptance of dry-based beverages. In the retail marketplace, dry beverages – such as powdered water enhancers, powdered instant coffee and iced tea mixes – have... Read More
10 Sep 2020
--- McDonald’s is testing a new reusable cup model for hot beverages in partnership with TerraCycle’s circular packaging service, Loop.
12 Aug 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has adopted CanCollar paperboard-based ring technology for its multipack cans in the Balearic Islands, Spain. The PEFC-certified, recyclable and sustainably-sourced CanCollar replaces the... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Soft drinks bottler Coca Cola HBC has revealed a drop in H1 profits, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and the closures of restaurants and other hospitality venues. Net profit declined to €124 million (US$146 million)... Read More
04 Aug 2020
--- Society as a whole is moving towards greater awareness for sustainability in day-to-day life, including food and beverages. That is, according to Julian Bopp, Product Manager for Fruit and Vegetable Applications at... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- Food Standards Australia, New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed and approved SweeGen’s Bestevia Reb E stevia sweetener as a food additive. Under the Food Standards Code, FSANZ has approved a new specification for the... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- Better Juice, Ltd, the first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice, is now scaling up its patent-pending technology with a plan to go full scale with industrial implementation... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- Kerry has officially released its Botanicals Collection Zero, a range of clean label, “premium” botanical extracts – containing 0 percent ethanol – designed specifically for the low- and no-alcohol... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
23 Jun 2020
--- Tetra Pak has launched a “first-of-its-kind” low-energy processing line for juice, nectar and still drinks (JNSD) designed for raising efficiency in beverage processing. The system involves a unique combination... Read More
22 Jun 2020
--- PepsiCo is expanding its SodaStream brand into away-from-home channels with the introduction of SodaStream Professional, marketed as an eco-friendly hydration platform. Following a pilot, the mobile-enabled platform will... Read More
29 Apr 2020
--- A new strategic alliance pairing the strength of PepsiCo’s vast distribution network with Bang, one among the fastest-growing beverages in the energy drink category, has begun. PepsiCo and Vital Pharmaceuticals, the... Read More
23 Apr 2020
--- Producer of stevia ingredients PureCircle is now offering its proprietary NSF-02 stevia flavor solution directly to its customers. This PureCircle solution was previously distributed by a third party as a strategic option... Read More
08 Apr 2020
--- Today’s adventurous consumers are seeking exploration through eating experiences. In line with Innova Market Insights’ number seven trend for 2020, “Hello Hybrids,” highlights that they are highly... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Beverages that appeal to many of today’s consumers tick the boxes for adventure and sophistication. Adventurous consumers often seek experiences through taste, as well as those that support overall well-being.... Read More