The European soft drinks industry makes a 'strong contribution' to the European economy, generating €185bn ($218bn) in revenue and supporting 1.7 million jobs across the supply chain, according to a study released by UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe....
Taste and price are no longer the only criteria for beverage launches: brands need to meet consumer demand for health, natural ingredients, responsible sourcing and sustainability. While the baseline for innovation has become more demanding, there is...
As people aim to reduce their alcohol consumption, almost half of UK consumers are planning to buy more soft drinks this Christmas, according to Britvic, which is advising operators to prepare for a boom in soft drinks.
Aventics is responding to a trend towards more complex PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottle shapes and smaller batches with a PET bottle formation that can be controlled and adjusted during the blow molding process.
Despite declining market share, there is hope for soft drink manufacturers who can adapt to the highly-competitive beverage market by utilizing major health trends like reduced sugar and digestive benefits, GlobalData research found.
British soft drinks producer Britvic says there are still ‘huge opportunities’ for growth within the soft drinks category: notably in low/no calorie drinks, personalized drinks, and the convenience channel.
Thanks to drink manufacturers reformulating sugar out of their products, the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) now predicts significantly less revenue from the sugar tax - but does this really signal a change in the public diet?
As temperatures begin soaring in Thailand, pulses will also start racing among soft drinks buyers tantalised by the big name prizes on offer once again this season, including cars and opportunities to meet their favourite boy bands.
Every EU country is battling with obesity, but is 2017 set to be the year that many more governments move from the comfort zone of industry-led “nudge” tactics to blunt policy tools that push manufacturers to reformulate?