Added-fluoride bottled water may soon be hitting chillers and shelves across New Zealand and Australia as authorities debates whether to bring their national formulation regulations inline with those of markets like the US.
Water efficiency use, bottle-to-bottle recycling of PET and a commitment to expanding Carbon Dioxide (CO2) refrigerators are some of the key claims coming from Coca-Cola’s latest sustainability report.
With Coca-Cola and PepsiCo posting differing fortunes in their latest financial results, the world’s leading soft drink makers are increasingly treading different paths to tackle changing attitudes to carbonated beverages, according to an industry analyst.
A new melamine detection and testing service is targeted at companies in the European food and drink sector including food and ingredient manufacturers and food importers, says Leatherhead Food International.
Global consumption of bottled water and milk-based drinks continues to rise amidst burgeoning demand in Asia, despite a number of challenges facing both industries, according to consumer analyst Zenith International.
The three leading UK suppliers of bottled water have created a new group designed to spread the word on the economic and social value of their product, amidst continuing pressures surrounding its alleged environmental impact.
The bottled water industry, which has enjoyed strong sales growth in recent years as a beverage perceived to offer improved health benefits, is coming under increasing criticism in North America over its alleged environmental impacts.
Twenty-seven Scottish companies have been awarded a total of nearly £6m in a scheme to help food processors and producers construct new facilities, refurbish existing premises and purchase new equipment.