British demand for soft drink products has coped with both the unpredictability of the current economic climate and the seemingly more familiar wet weather, to post slight sales value growth in 2008, according to official industry figures.
Coca-Cola has played down concerns over pesticide levels within some of its fruit-based drinks following the aftermath of a recent study, claiming there is no need to change its products, according to press reports.
As petrol prices temporarily rose above the dreaded $100 per barrel
mark for the first time this week, beverage manufacturers have
revealed their concerns over the possible cost implications for
Britvic, the UK's number two soft drink producer, is to launch a
new brand, Freekee Soda, next month which it claims offers a
'unique' drinking experience for British consumers - a combination
of milk and fruit juice,...