PepsiCo re-labels tap sourced water
PepsiCo is to spill the beans on the true source of its Aquafina
bottled water, following pressure from a consumer watchdog over its
use of marketing.
UK food and drink sector meets greenhouse gas targets
The UK government today published agreements it has made with
industry organisations - including those in the food and drink
sector -- on targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Water vending machine uses RFID to track bottles
Healthy, environmentally friendly and delivered in a minimum time
period - a new water vending machine uses radio frequency
identification (RFID) to hit all the market trends.
Soft drinks - heart disease study sparks reaction
Drinking more than one soft drink a day is associated with a 50 per
cent increased risk in metabolic syndrome, says a new study from
CEOs of top processors pledge to cut water use
In a sign that environment issues have risen high on the list of
boardroom priorities, the chief executives of Nestlé, Coca-Cola and
SABMiller have signed a UN commitment to manage water use at
manufacturing plants more efficiently.
Lightweight PET bottle targets water market
A new lighter weight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for
water targets beverage companies that want to cut down on
Health drive lifting UK soft drinks
Carbonated beverage sales may slowly going flat within the British
soft drinks industry, but they still continue to dominate the
market with a 41.8 per cent share according to consumer analyst
Closure targeted at convenience drink market
A new 38mm single piece closure for the beverage industry is
targeted at processors aiming to meet the demands of
a growing convenience drink market .
The rise of functional water
It seems that mineral water just isn't healthy enough, as a growing
number of manufacturers move to tap growing demand for H2O
products that boast enhanced nutritional benefits.
Coca-Cola reforms to tap water sustainability calls
Coca-Cola today pledged to overhaul how it uses water
throughout its operations and bottling franchises in a drive for
greater environmental sustainability.
Food and drink counterfeit seizures fall
The amount of counterfeit food and drink products seized at the
EU's borders decreased by 77 per cent in 2006, the European
Commission said yesterday.
Fresh health fears hit benzoate in soft drinks
Common preservative sodium benzoate, widely used in soft drinks and
other foods, is again at the centre of health concerns after
research emerged linking it to cell damage.
Bottled water bad for environment, says report
Bottled water, one of the world's fastest growing
beverages, faced fresh criticism this week
for contributing towards increased packaging that ends up in
Neckbanders add tamper safety to drinks at high speed
A new range of high-speed shrinkbanders can add tamper evident
wrapping to the necks of beverage containers with reduced
changeovers, its manufacturer claims.
Magic ingredient needed for diet soft drinks
A lucrative opportunity exists for the ingredients firm that can
develop a new product to make diet soft drinks taste more
acceptable to consumers, researchers have said.