soft drinks

17 Feb 2021
--- Nestlé S.A. has agreed to sell its regional spring water brands, purified water business and beverage delivery service in the US and Canada to One Rock Capital Partners in partnership with Metropoulos & Co for... Read More
16 Feb 2021
--- Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) is launching the “first-ever” ambient yogurt drinks with chewable pieces in Thailand, called Chew-D. By using SIG’s drinksplus technology that... Read More
09 Feb 2021
--- The 2021 Fizz Free February campaign is encouraging UK consumers to stop drinking carbonated beverages on various health, environmental and sustainability claims. The campaign is backed by Sugar Smart UK, part of Sustain,... Read More
27 Jan 2021
--- Quicksilver Scientific’s patent-pending nanoemulsion delivery technology will ensure effective CBD delivery in Veryvell – a new US line of non-alcoholic, hemp-derived CBD beverages. The drinks, positioned as a... Read More
25 Jan 2021
--- Sugar-reduction food-tech start-up Better Juice is collaborating with German-headquartered GEA Group, a key player in process engineering for the food and beverage sectors. The partnership is part of Better Juice’s... Read More
23 Dec 2020
--- Consumers have long grown wary of genetically modified or otherwise deemed “unnatural” foods, driving the clean label trend. But amid the world’s COVID-19 and environmental crises, a growing acceptance of... Read More
21 Dec 2020
--- Fruit and vegetable producer and supplier SVZ has unveiled a fermented red beet range to allow manufacturers to tap into digestive wellness through plant-based F&B.The launch comes as worldwide interest in fermented... Read More
18 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated The Coca-Cola Company’s restructuring efforts, with the soda giant now planning to cut 2,200 jobs globally, including 1,200 in the US. This closely follows the company’s... Read More
15 Dec 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is investing in personalized drinks dispensing technology called Lavit as part of the company’s efforts to reduce single-use packaging. Lavit allows consumers to customize cold... Read More
14 Dec 2020
--- Olam Coffee, part of Olam Food Ingredients (OFI), has developed a range of coffee cherry cascara products for beverage infusions and concentrates across several applications, from teas to bars. The launch comes amid a piqued... Read More
07 Dec 2020
--- Ocean Spray has partnered with Amai Proteins to roll out a cranberry juice that features roughly 40 percent less sugar. It uses a “hyper-sweet” designer protein that is marketed as “thousands of times... Read More
30 Nov 2020
--- SternVitamin has developed micronutrient premixes to give the booming plant-based dairy alternatives category a fortified boost. The SternHeartV, SternGutV and SternBonesV premixes allow manufacturers to align plant-based... Read More
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