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Britvic signs solar power agreement

By Rachel Arthur

UK soft drink business Britvic has partnered with solar energy provider Atrato Onsite Energy on a 10-year Purchase Power Agreement (PPA).

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Diageo invests in aluminium recycling consortium

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo has provided funding to establish the British Aluminium Consortium for Advanced Alloys (BACALL), a collective of industry experts aiming to create a circular economy for aluminium in the UK.

Celsius hits $1bn brand status with PepsiCo's help

Celsius hits $1bn brand status with PepsiCo's help

By Ryan Daily

Better-for-you energy drink brand Celsius leverages its PepsiCo partnership to reach $1bn in sales while exploring how to bring consumers into the category with unique flavors, CEO John Fieldly shared during the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum this...

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PepsiCo boosts manufacturing and R&D at Irish facility

By Rachel Arthur

PepsiCo is nearing completion of a €127m ($138m) investment at its Little Island manufacturing facility, which will create additional manufacturing capacity and further investment in its R&D campus.

CCEP has strengthened its partnership with CuRe Technology to accelerate its progress towards 0% virgin PET

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CCEP makes further investment in eliminating virgin plastics

By Gwen Ridler

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has strengthened its commitment to eliminating virgin plastics in its bottles with an investment in scaling up technology to convert hard to recycle polyester into high quality recycled PET (rPET).

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Oakland soda tax reduces sugary drink purchases

By Rachel Arthur

Residents in Oakland, California have bought fewer sugary beverages since a local soda tax went into effect, says a study from UC San Francisco. The study also found savings in health care costs and compared them to other public health policies.

Zurvita blends brain health, energy benefits with instant coffee drink

Zurvita blends brain health, energy benefits with instant coffee drink

By Ryan Daily

Plant-based company Zurvita is blending the energy-boosting properties of coffee with functional brain health benefits in its latest instant coffee Zurge, as the brand looks to expand its presence in both these categories, Ideneth Vega, SVP of strategy,...

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Coca-Cola invests in new partnerships to upcycle CO₂

By Rachel Arthur

CCEP Ventures (CCEPV) has announced two new partnerships with European research groups at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Tarragona, Spain and the University of Twente (UT) in the Netherlands, to accelerate research into carbon capture technology....