UK-based Works With Water Nutraceuticals have announced the launch
of a range of flavoured spring waters with proven health benefits,
claimed to be the first of its kind in the UK to bring the Active
Health Drinks benefits to spring...
America's soft drinks association said it would have to look again
at benzene in drinks, after new tests revealed to
BeverageDaily.com suggest it and food safety authorities
failed to stamp out a problem.
US food safety authorities have re-opened an investigation closed
15 years ago into soft drinks contaminated with cancer-causing
chemical benzene, following evidence the industry has failed to
sort out the problem, BeverageDaily.com...
Profits tumbled by two thirds last year for the world's largest
supplier of private label soft drinks, Cott Corporation, as the
group struggled to cope with rising input costs and a consumer
shift to non-carbonated drinks.
A lawsuit aimed at getting soft drinks firms out of US schools on
obesity grounds is now ready to go, says one of the leading lawyers
involved to BeverageDaily.com, as new research suggests
obesity litigation will become the next...
The UK ranks second behind Canada in the level of productivity of
its food, drink and tobacco products work force, but Austria,
Finland and the Netherlands are on the way to overtaking the
island, according to an international study.
The amount of fake food and drinks entering the EU grew by 200 per
cent last year, with the higher quality of counterfeits making
detection more difficult, the bloc's administrative arm said this
The world's largest supplier of private label soft drinks, Cott,
says 2005 profits will be badly hit by low fizzy drink consumption,
rising PET costs and poor performances from own-label bottled
A combination of technological innovation, legislation as well as
sprawling production facilities and complex supply chains are
driving the European food and drink industry toward investments
inautomation and control solutions, according...
Praise where praise is due. And it is certainly due for one
small-time drinks firm in southern Britain, which is spear-heading
answers to global water shortages that threaten to wreak havoc on
food producers everywhere.
Consumer health trends and political pressure have pushed America's
soft drinks industry to ban fizzy sodas from elementary schools,
and radically reduce their presence in others, in favour of juice,
water and energy products.
Cott Corporation, the world's biggest supplier of private label
soft drinks, will join the growing club of aseptic producers after
buying Britain's Macaw group - offering new opportunities for
health products and better...
Britain and France are leading launches of functional, bottled
water in Europe, yet the trend remains in the grip of niche sectors
and still below flavour in the R&D priority list of the big
players, reports Chris Mercer.
Bottled water sales are booming in Britain thanks to a new
generation of consumers who see the sector as more than glorified
tap water and better for their health and well-being than fizzy
drinks, reports Chris Mercer.
Proposals to put cigarette-style health warnings on soft drinks to
highlight the harmful effects of too many sugary beverages has been
called patronizing by the American Beverage Association, writes
With its eye on a market where shelf life and food safety is
becoming a major selling point, the National Food Laboratory (NFL)
said yesterday it has received regulatory approval for a rotary
filler that aseptically packages low-acid...
Soft drinks makers looking to replace sugar with sweeteners to
reach health-conscious consumers could save time and money with an
award-winning new technology from UK supplier Pursuit Dynamics,
reports Chris Mercer.
Coca-Cola will gain the right to sell Evian in the US after buying
out Danone from their joint venture, while Czech brewer Budejovicky
Budvar scores another victory in the Budweiser trademark war with
Anheuser Busch, reports Chris...
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling has acquired a 100 per cent stake of
Bankia, one of the leading Bulgarian natural mineral water
companies, in a move that further expands the company's presence in
the fast-growing Eastern European...
Oygenated water is becoming increasingly popular in the
health-crazy west of Europe, but its presence in the east of the
continent has been relatively limited, until now. Russian company
SoiuzSnab is to be the first local firm to...