soft drinks

04 Jul 2022
--- Consumer demand and political pressure is pushing the food industry to make a difference in offering more nutritious choices. The younger population aged 18-24 showed an increased willingness to pay for healthy drinks when... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- Disagreements on how to interpret “processed foods” mean there is no consensus on the nutrition and healthfulness of food, a new study has revealed.
30 Jun 2022
--- The European soft drinks sector has delivered a 17.7% reduction in average added sugars in the last seven years based on the bolstered health and nutrition commitments set out by the Union of European Soft Drinks... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Following the UK government’s decision not to implement additional taxes on salt and sugar, criticism keeps floating in from several organizations around the UK, claiming the government is siding “with industry... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- Functionality and ease of consumption are still the name of the game when it comes to ready-to-drink beverages. In this space, Monster Energy has introduced a new medium roast cold brew variety, while Minute Maid is looking... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Symrise has achieved a gold level certification by SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) for sustainably sourcing hibiscus. The company claims to be the first in the industry to receive the recognition.... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Nutrition experts are deliberating the findings of two studies published in Great Debates in Nutrition, one which evidences the increased risks of morbidity and disease correlated with ultra-processed foods, and another... Read More
01 Jun 2022
--- Hard seltzer start-up Bozu has introduced a carbonated and sugar-free hard iced tea infused with a dash of vodka to the Dutch beverage market where the premix category has the potential to grow significantly.
19 May 2022
--- French manufacturer Ecotone is investing €20 million (US$21 million) to increase its production capacity of plant-based beverages by 30%. The company has focused on growing its automation and reducing its carbon impact... Read More
17 May 2022
--- Solvay has invested in Suanfarma’s Cipan manufacturing site in Portugal to develop its biotechnological capabilities and support the development of natural ingredients, especially in the vanillin category.
05 May 2022
--- The Alkaline Water Company has announced a public offering expected to raise approximately US$5 million. The company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including, but not... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- Chlorophyll Water has been certified under the Clean Label Project, making it the first bottled water in the US to receive this accreditation. The product is a non-GMO, plant-powered purified mountain spring water enhanced... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... Read More
05 Apr 2022
--- Coca-Cola’s “Creations” pipeline is unveiling “the first-ever Coca-Cola flavor born in the metaverse.” Appealing to the virtual community with a host of immersive experiences on Fortnite and... Read More
01 Apr 2022
--- Consumers do not understand what is meant by hard seltzers – that’s the finding from an alcohol labeling regulator, which is warning soft drinks companies in the fast-growing market that 65% of UK consumers fail... Read More
31 Mar 2022
--- In a bid to bolster access to renewable electricity across its value chain, PepsiCo and Schneider Electric have launched pep+ REnew as part of PepsiCo’s pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) transformation program. The initiative... Read More
24 Mar 2022
--- Flavorchem is harnessing citrus’ health halo in a new line of six “true-to-fruit” flavors. Featuring more unusual varieties like yuzu and key lime, the Citrus Vacation collection is positioned as being... Read More
22 Mar 2022
--- Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) is building storage tanks for not-from-concentrate orange juice in Matão, Brazil, increasing annual juice production capacity to 300 million liters. The commission of the storage... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- Taiwanese start-up Roots of Quality Foods (Roots) is unveiling its first plant-based drink in SIG’s combifitSmall 300 ml carton pack, with the added benefit of SIG’s reclosable combiSmart closure. SIG carton pack... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- US-based natural foods broker Presence has unveiled a “spectacular shift” in wellness trends as consumers actively prioritize purpose-driven F&B and supplement products. The broker’s latest trend... Read More