Australian claims that consumers may be cutting nutritional value - as well as spending – by consuming more private label goods are not being backed by one European health group, which suggests there is dietary parity with branded goods.
A global rollout of natural beverages targeting increasingly budget-concerned consumers could be on the cards for drink maker Cott following the UK launch of a new soft drink range free of artificial ingredients.
While branded beverages continue to dominate the US drinks industry, private label manufacturers are now catering for more health focused product segments such as juices and waters, according to a new report.
Cott, a leading supplier of private label beverages for retailers, says that its global operations continue to take a financial hit as pack resin costs and higher branded beverage sales hamper its plans.
Suppliers of private label food and drink to multiple retailers may
be given 'traffic light' ratings to show their attention to food
safety and risk management, under a new project,
BeverageDaily.com can reveal.
A fresh round of price cuts from the two biggest UK food retailers
increases the pressure on suppliers' margins and intensifies
competition between own-label and branded producers, forcing them
to find new ways to adapt, writes...