Sales of energy drinks are booming, but a new report from Rexam also highlights growing concerns about high caffeine soft drink use amongst young people, especially in the developing world.
Ball Packaging Europe has opened a new €35m production line at its Serbian plant in Belgrade, as it seeks to penetrate into “new markets”..
Despite its status as the world’s largest hot drinks manufacturer, Nestlé faces a tough battle for global dominance with Kraft in coffee due to the rising popularity of fresh coffee,...
PepsiCo has agreed to sell its majority 41.5 per cent stake in Thai soft drinks and bottling firm Serm Suk (SSC), after ThaiBev (THBEV) announced plans to acquire the latter...
Early feedback from trials of Pepsi Next - PepsiCo’s third attempt to create a successful mid-calorie cola - has been “very favorable”, bosses have revealed.
The BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, China and India will offer highest growth opportunities for folding cartons at almost 8 per cent annually until 2016, according to new industry research.
A new Leatherhead report has highlighted how vitamin fortification and other ‘health and wellness’ claims are driving growth in the global sports and energy drink market.
Eight of the top 12 soy drink consuming countries are Asian with Hong Kong residents consuming the most at 17 litres per year each, according to TetraPak data.
Tetra Pak has invested €100m in the construction of a new factory in India that is to serve the local market as well as South and Southeast Asia and the...
Owens-Illinois (OI) has agreed to acquire glass packaging firm Hebei Rixin Glass Group in a deal aimed at opening up opportunities in the growing mass beer market in China.
Cargill is targeting the Asian market with new formulations for the stabilisation of high calcium chocolate milk and acidified dairy drinks.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Tetra Pak are among the big beverage industry names to come together to form the Indian Beverage Association (IBA).
Tea-producing nations should up their marketing efforts at home to take advantage of domestic market potential, according to a new FAO report.
PepsiCo plans to invest $2.5bn over the next three years in China as the company turns towards the less developed central and western areas of the country for growth opportunities.
The firm behind heart-friendly beetroot juice Beet It is aiming to complete its first production run of a ‘one-shot’ 70ml version this month to provide a healthy alternative to drinks...
World sales of probiotic and prebiotic foods and beverages climbed 12.5 per cent to reach about $15.4bn in 2008 compared with the year before, according to research group Packaged Facts.
Crown Holdings has announced that it intends to double capacity at two Brazilian beverage can plants on the back of growing demand for soft drink and beer cans in the...
Tetra Pak said stronger sales in the final quarter of 2009 and emerging markets offset declining demand in Eastern Europe and Central Asia as it posted an increase in...
Brewing giants Heineken and Carlsberg have struggled through a tough year for beer and reported a mixed set of financial results.
Crown is planning to install a second beverage can line and double production at a recently acquired drinks container facility in Vietnam.
Heineken has acquired the beer operations of the Mexican drinks giant FEMSA in exchange for a 20 per cent share in the Dutch brewer.
Heineken has consolidated its investments in Asia to grow the Heineken brand in India and resolve a conflict that emerged from the Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) takeover last year....
Symrise has acquired fragrance and flavours maker Futura Labs to tap into opportunities in the fast growing regions of North Africa and the Middle East.
The Indian beer market has enormous potential according to a company trying to raise £4.5m to finance an expansion in the country.
Out of work truck drivers in Thailand may partly explain a deceleration in the global market for energy drinks, suggests a new report.