German company Actega DS believes that breweries and soft drinks makers are only now becoming aware of the potential material savings that low gauge ‘crown corks’ or bottle tops can...
A high-profile Pepsi bottler faces a fine of $86,900 for allegedly failing to protect its US workers and implement basic safety requirements, according to the US Department of Labor.
California is considering a controversial law change that would mean soda cans carry labels warning that added sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi says the firm will not buy brands in the lucrative energy drinks space and insists existing $150m+ offer Mountain Dew Kickstart is ‘right for the masses’.
New non-cola products sweetened with stevia and sugar will hit the US market this year, while cola products combining stevia and sugar will be tested in other markets, says PepsiCo.
Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) will trial stevia sweetened versions of flag sodas Dr Pepper, 7-UP and Canada Dry in the US this year in a bold move one analyst says...
Plant-based waters derived from maple and birch trees can corner a $2bn market by 2025 according to industry expert Julian Mellentin.
Rexam has bought a 51% stake in Middle Eastern beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing for $122m with CEO Graham Chipchase noting its 'strong competitive position in an attractive market'.
Imagining the smell of cake may lead people to eat more cake, suggests a study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Steve Adams is a sensation at Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). A former electrical apprentice, he rose to become CCE group director of supply chain operations for Great Britain in April last...
Few can have failed to notice last summer’s Share a Coke campaign, with its apparently endless roster of first names staring out hopefully from chiller cabinets. And if it caught...
The Victorian government has stepped in to safeguard the future of SPC Ardmona following last month’s decision by the Australian government not to bail out the troubled fruit packer.
Graphic Packaging says its award-winning Tite-Pak paperboard beer bottle carton continues to gain market traction in the US after Miller Coors and AB InBev launched it in Q4 2013.
UK adults drastically underestimated sugar levels in fruit juices and smoothies by 48% on average and significantly overestimated content in energy drinks and CSDs says a hard-hitting comment in The Lancet.
Grazia Magazine recently trailed food scouts from high-end retailer M&S to New York City who were searching for trends that could catch fire in the UK. Here are the magazine’s...
The Coca-Cola Company's new 10-year strategic partnership with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to produce and sell pod-based cold beverages is both ‘bold and surprising’ says one financial analyst.
Ardagh Group has designed a more ecological 330ml glass bottle for Coke weighing just 190g that is 26% lighter than its comparable 2005 bottle.
Tingyi's successful Chinese brand Kangshifu is gaining ground on Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Sprit in the bottle for world soft drinks domination, according to new Canadean research.
Beverage brands that want to hit the likes of Wal-Mart, Kroger’s and Costco straightaway are doomed to fail, according to VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley.
Tetra Pak has launched its Tetra Top with Separable Top globally after successful trials in Scandinavia but admits its consumer reception will vary according to the local recycling culture.
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As the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos head into battle on Sunday at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, the nation’s biggest food and beverage brands will battle for...
Ball Packaging says falling US demand for standard-sized 12oz drinks cans is linked to the performance of soft drinks and wonders if new natural sweeteners in 2014 can arrest the slide.
Global tea companies will have to hit the M&A trail to unlock opportunities in important tea markets including China, Russia and India, according to Rabobank.
BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year 2013, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley, reveals his lust for life and how soft drinks can combine ‘want with need’ to kick start the category, in...