All news articles for March 2019

“The most significant area of growth is bottled water. Many consumers now seek it in preference to high sugar carbonates. Pic: ©GettyImages/Kwangmoozaa

Top beverage megabrands struggle against sugar

By Beth Newhart

The top 100 global megabrands have been revealed by Euromonitor, with beverage-forward brands taking four of the top ten. But overall soft drink sales have been stagnant thanks to shifting public opinion on sugar, affecting brand loyalty.

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Soft drinks major thinks healthier drinks is better strategy than price rises

F&N should easily weather Malaysia’s sugar tax doldrums

By Richard Whitehead

The grand old man of soft drinks in Southeast Asia is facing a year fraught with challenges, but the way it has been preparing for a new sugar tax stands it in good stead for its implementation later this year.

Cherry cold brew will join the Shandy's existing Lemonade and Grapefruit flavors this summer.

La Colombe marries citrus and coffee at Expo West

By Beth Newhart

Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters debuted a Shandy-inspired RTD coffee collection last summer with Lemonade and Grapefruit. At Expo West in Anaheim last week it previewed a Cherry flavor, launching summer 2019.

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