SIG Combibloc has confirmed it will spend $70m to expand its carton packaging capacity by 40% in Brazil.
Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research, which warns of an urgent need for strong global prevention programs.
A 20% duty on sugary drinks in England could result in 2,400 fewer cases of type 2 diabetes and 1,700 fewer cases of stroke and coronary heart disease, according to...
Almost two-thirds of global consumers are concerned about sugar intake – but the choice between low-sugar and sugar-free depends on the food or drink category, according to a new report...
Members of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) have committed to halving food waste over the next ten years at an event in New York this week.
Anheuser-Busch will invest $1.5bn in its US operation by 2018; Mexico’s soft drink tax has lead to reduced consumption and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver will implement his own soda tax.
Niagara Bottling is recalling bottled water due to concerns that one of its spring sources is contaminated with E. coli.
‘Despite the fact nearly all of our packaging is recyclable, it is often not recycled’, says Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) in its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report.
Studies show more than half of the bottles and cans consumed in the US aren’t recycled, with only 33% of plastic bottles recycled, says PepsiCo.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) has released its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, providing an update on its Sustainability Plan and replacing CCE’s 2013/2014 CRS Report.
Fire and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) teams are on the scene of an ammonia leak at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Speedway, Indianapolis, US.
This week PepsiCo announced Gatorade and PepsiMax will lead its partnership with the UEFA Champions League, while Diageo shares rose on takeover rumours. Meanwhile, we can breathe easy that Prosecco...
A Slovakian entrepreneur has developed Clear Coffee, a transparent coffee designed to appeal to health conscious consumers – in particular those who want to keep their teeth white.
Gusto Cola says it can overcome mainstream preconceptions about cola with its craft brand, offering something that ‘pushes the right buttons’ with consumers.
Cola carbonates may hog the limelight, but non-cola carbonates could be the ones to watch, according to an Euromonitor International analyst.
BioVittoria and Guilin GFS Bio-Tech Co have doubled their monk fruit supply and significantly boosted production capacity following a multi-million-dollar investment leading to the formation of a new company -...
Coca-Cola Enterprises is positioning itself as ‘part of the solution to obesity,’ as it pledges to reduce calories by 10% per litre across its beverage portfolio in the next five...
Japan’s vending machine stockers have been seeing sluggish fortunes over the last year as overall sales dropped by 5% last year, down from 2013’s US$42.9bn.
Smirnoff, Gatorade and Minute Maid have been recognised in the inaugural AWA Alexander Watson Associates Sleeve Label Awards at the International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition 2015 in Miami, Florida.
A multi-million pound contract to undertake infrastructure and good manufacturing practice improvements at the Lucozade, Ribena and Suntory factory at Coleford in Gloucestershire has been won by design, engineering, construction...
SABMiller’s American Light lager, Miller Lite, has signed a multi-year partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) in Canada. Read on for more beverage bites from the industry this week. ...
The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled a PET bottle made completely from plant materials, but says there is still some work to do before it reaches a commercial scale.
A team of PepsiCo placement students has landed a £2,000 cash prize after winning a prestigious green food innovation award.
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) CEO says failing to reformulate products to reduce added sugars would be like slow food poisoning of the nation.
Long-standing FIFA sponsors Coca-Cola and Budweiser have responded to the FIFA corruption scandal, with Coca-Cola concerned that the ideals of the event have been ‘tarnished.’