As manufacturers continue to react to the consumer backlash from new findings linking artificial additive use to child hyperactivity, the beverage industry claims companies are moving to reformulate products accordingly.
Pepsi and Unilever are to extend their agreement over distribution and marketing of the Lipton ready-to-drink tea brand to target a growing global demand for the products..
Cloned foods have not yet made it to our grocery aisles, but in the advent of such a rollout consumers must have a defined right to decide if they want...
An estimated 10 per cent of those working in the UK's food and drink manufacturing sectors are foreign nationals, according to statistics from a labour force survey.
In this weeks industry round up, Heineken gets to grip with French rugby stadiums, German soft drinks firm Bionade shies away from a potential big money sell off and Royal...
Postmenopausal women who consume two or more alcoholic beverage a day may double their risk of developing endometrial cancer, say researchers in the first prospective study to report a significant...
Consumption of soft drinks is not by itself a significant contributor for rising obesity levels in the UK, according to a new study.
Promotions that encourage the cut price sale of alcoholic beverages could soon be outlawed in Scotland as European legislators continue to drive a major crackdown on booze-fuelled crime and injury.
InBev is investing €60m into its domestic Belgian breweries to target growing global demand for some of the country's leading beer brands.
This comment was amended to correct a statement about bans of additives in other countries. Some of the chemicals were previously banned by Norway, Austria and Australia but those bans...
A refocusing of Anheuser Busch's US operations has given the company renewed optimism in its ability to fulfill its long-term growth ambitions.
Research released today linking sodium benzoate to hyperactivity in children is not yet definitive enough to remove the preservative from products, soft drink manufacturers claim.
This week' industry round up finds Coca-Cola finalising distribution for Glaceau, the latest appointments at Carlsberg, and SABMiller bringing a little taste of Italy to the Japanese market.
The environment, corporate governance and workers rights are transforming the way managers oversee their global manufacturing operations, as demonstrated in Coca-Cola's second report on its progress in these areas.
The reformualtion of products due to health concerns over the preservative sodium benzoate (E211) will not significantly affect soft drink manufacturers, an expert claims.
Last week saw a string of communications about food price rises: first warnings were aired about wheat, then meat, then dairy. It's a vertiginous view from the heights of the...
Nestle will expand its dominance in the bottled water market after today agreeing to the acquisition of a majority share in Switzerland-based Sources Minérales Henniez.
Danisco's board yesterday rejected a proposal to cleave the company into two businesses, one for sugar and the other for ingredients, because of on-going EU sugar reform. But the plan...
A nutrient found in red wine has shown a positive result in cancer reduction, a study in mice has found.
Coca-Cola said yesterday it would shut down one of its three ingredients plants in Ireland and cut 166 people from its workforce.
Australian brewer Foster's has posted 4.7 per cent increase in sales to AUS$4.5bn (€2.6bn) for the full fiscal year as it continues to expand its operations outside of its core...
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With the acquisition of four breweries in the country, SABMiller has signalled its intent to further expand into the Chinese beer market.
Criticisms of alcoholic energy drinks in the US could also have effect Europe's ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage market, a health expert has warned.
Cranberry giant Ocean Spray is again expanding its processing capacity in an effort to catch up with soaring global demand for products containing sweetened dried cranberries.