Warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) were linked to a decrease in obesity and overweight prevalence in three major US cities, a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggested.
A levy on sugar-sweetened drinks in Jamie’s Italian restaurants in the UK is likely to have contributed to a ‘significant decline in SSB sales’, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
United Caps plans to launch a new version of its ProSpring closure for sports drinks in early 2018 to enter new markets such as Germany following the success the cap had in the UK and other parts of Europe, the company said.
Lavit aims to make drinking water more varied and personal with its patented single-serve cold beverage water cooler that allows users to create chilled, filtered, better-for-you beverages; and plans to launch an in-home unit in 2018.
Contract manufacturer SternMaid has invested in a Doypack line to fill products including dry beverage bases, superfoods, dietetic drinks in powder form or products for athletes into ready-made stand-up pouches.
Major drinks companies in Singapore - including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé - have agreed to limit the sugar content of their drinks, committing to a maximum sugar content of 12% in all their drinks by 2020.