Bottled water buoyant
British consumers are drinking nearly three times as much bottled
water as they were just five years ago - but few drink anywhere
near the recommended daily intake, according to Mintel.
Northland hit by low juice sales
Cranberry juice maker Northland Cranberries today reported a large
drop in net income for the third quarter to $1.235 million,
compared to $1.9 million for the previous year's period.
FSA consults on sweeteners directive
The UK Food Standards Agency is consulting on a proposal from the
European Commission to amend a European and Council Directive on
sweeteners for use in food and beverages.
India thirsts for soft drinks
An exceptionally hot summer in India last year was good news for
soft drink producers, in particular carbonate manufacturers who saw
sales surge by 20 per cent.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published new guidance notes
regarding the regulation of ingredients in fruit juices, fruit
nectars and sugar products.
Danone and Nestlé shake up water cooler sector
The expansion of bottled water groups Danone and Nestlé into the
water cooler arena has given added impetus to an already
Xanthan price hike
World leader in high-end hydrocolloid products CP Kelco has lifted
the price of emulsifier xanthan gum in response to market
Extra fizz in the UK soft drinks industry
The 2003 UK Soft Drinks Report from drinks consultancy Zenith
International reveals that the UK soft drinks industry is in fine
Cocoa drinks driving Russian beverage market
Sales of cocoa drinks in Russia are set to expand rapidly, despite
the fact that many local producers still face quality issues.
Water drives Italian packaged beverage market
Bottled water in non-refillable PET packaging is driving growth in
the Italian packaged beverage market, despite poor weather
Potential in Asian water market
The need for good quality water from a trusted source is driving
bottled water sales in the Asia and Middle East regions, according
to a new report from Zenith International.
Shanghai trade fair rescheduled
The Asia Bottled Water Association (ABWA) has rescheduled its trade
fair following the World Health Organisation's decision to grant
clearance for travel to Shanghai.
The end of a British tradition?
Can it be true? Are the British - the nation of tea-lovers - really
turning down a cup of tea in favour of alternative beverages?
According to a new report from market analysts Datamonitor, the
appeal could be waning.
Potential in Polish soft drinks market
Soft drinks consumption in Poland has grown almost exponentially in
the last 10 years, but despite this, growth shows no signs of
slowing as retail networks improve and more new products are
An automatic choice for Diageo
Global drinks business Diageo has implemented an automated
collaborative replenishment programme.