soft drinks

09 Oct 2019
--- Collaboration partners Taiyo, Sinalco and Sweethouse have launched their second beverage concept – a functional Energy 4.0 cola that is sugar-free and enriched with guar bean dietary fibers. Classic soft drinks, colas... Read More
03 Oct 2019
--- UK start-up Drinks Cubed has launched a premium mineral water, Water Cubed, in SIG’s combidome carton bottle in a bid to be the lowest carbon footprint drinks brand by 2022. The carton is fully recyclable, primarily... Read More
02 Oct 2019
--- Italian manufacturer of non-refillable and aluminum closures Guala Closures is set to launch its complete range of NěstGATE connected caps. By placing a smartphone close to a bottle equipped with the connected caps, the Near... Read More
26 Sep 2019
--- Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and Luckin Coffee (Luckin) have agreed to establish a joint venture to develop a co-branded Luckin Juice business in China. In a combined effort, LDC will produce not from concentrate (NFC)... Read More
30 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), under The Coca-Cola Company, has announced that it has acquired a 60 percent share in the soft drinks business of Eswatini Beverages, based in Eswatini (previously known as Swaziland). The... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Global ingredients and premix supplier Prinova has expanded into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market with the establishment of a subsidiary in Sydney, Australia. The subsidiary will serve customers in Australia and New Zealand,... Read More
29 Jul 2019
--- Israel-based Better Juice, Ltd., branded as the “first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice,” and Brazillian producer of orange juice concentrate, Citrosuco, are... Read More
25 Jul 2019
--- The Coca-Cola Company has reported robust operating results in the second quarter of 2019, driven by a strong performance of the brand’s sparkling soft drinks segment, and by new launches of Costa Coffee ready-to-drink... Read More
04 Jul 2019
--- New insights from Symrise show that “no additives,” “health attributes” and “contains real ingredients” are among the top drivers of naturalness perceptions. This was found in a recent... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- Coca-Cola has announced that its GLACÉAU smartwater bottles will be made from 100 percent recycled plastic (rPET) by the end of the year in a move that is expected to remove 3,100 tons of virgin plastic from... Read More
12 Jun 2019
--- Wine Water, Ltd., has launched Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon-essence water in a bid to refresh the “infused water” landscape and keep pace with the demand for alcohol-free and all-natural beverages. The two... Read More
09 May 2019
--- German flavors and fragrances specialist Symrise has invested in a new strategic partnership with US-based Califormulations LLC, a unique platform designed to deliver “end-to-end beverage innovation” to consumer... Read More
07 May 2019
--- Taste preferences for bitter or sweet beverages are not based on variations in our taste genes, but rather genes related to the psychoactive properties of these drinks, according to new research by Northwestern Medicine.... Read More
03 May 2019
--- Coca-Cola has launched a new line of flavored cola mixers, Coca-Cola Signature Mixers, developed with the help of leading mixologists and designed to be mixed with dark spirits. The mixers are the classic Coca-Cola soft... Read More
25 Apr 2019
--- US sugar-free children’s drinks start-up, Hapi Drinks, has been awarded a US$100,000 grant through PepsiCo’s Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program. The initiative helps finance and guide companies with... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- UK high-end grocer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has caused a stir among consumers after its own-label “Super Water,” a protein-packed, fruit-based drink, has been called out for containing an “unusual”... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- Beverage company Rebbl has launched three new plant-based, indulgent beverages that tout functional benefits due to their adaptogenic ingredients, such as ashwagandha. By investing in local economies and employing organic... Read More
08 Apr 2019
--- Soda Press Co. (Australia) says it is revolutionizing the kombucha scene with its release of “the world’s first certified organic kombucha concentrate that is also shelf-stable.” The concept is designed to... Read More