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Sugar tax leaves sour taste

Sugar tax leaves sour taste

02/08/2019 - 08:31
The sugar industry in SA was experiencing serious difficulties even before the government introduced a tax on sugary beverages – and many manufacturers are now merely using artificial sweeteners instead. read more
Cannabis ‘poses long-term risk’ to US alcohol industry

Cannabis ‘poses long-term risk’ to US alcohol industry

26/02/2019 - 08:52
Increased cannabis consumption in the US “poses a long-term risk” to the alcoholic beverage industry, according to new research from the IWSR and BDS Analytics. read more
AB InBev and Tilray in joint venture to develop cannabis drinks

AB InBev and Tilray in joint venture to develop cannabis drinks

07/01/2019 - 10:36
SAB owner Anheuser-Busch InBev has joined the growing ranks of alcohol giants dipping their toes into the cannabis industry through a research partnership with Canadian pot firm Tilray. read more
Distell to distribute cannabis lager for Poison City Brewing

Distell to distribute cannabis lager for Poison City Brewing

19/11/2018 - 16:34
JSE-listed beverages group Distell has agreed to distribute and market a cannabis-infused beer backed by RCL Foods CEO Miles Dally and Spar CEO Graham O’Connor.  read more
SA loses R6-billion + in revenue to illicit alcohol trade

SA loses R6-billion + in revenue to illicit alcohol trade

15/11/2018 - 14:03
The South African economy suffered a fiscal loss of R6.4-billion (USD$492-million) in 2017 due to illicit alcohol activities, which generates an annual revenue of R12.9bn and goes unregulated.  read more
Bottled water set to overtake all other soft drinks worldwide

Bottled water set to overtake all other soft drinks worldwide

25/10/2018 - 09:31
New data suggests that bottled water consumption is set to overtake all other soft drinks worldwide this year. read more
Coca-Cola to develop cannabis infused drinks

Coca-Cola to develop cannabis infused drinks

18/09/2018 - 10:41
Coca-Cola says it’s monitoring the nascent industry and is interested in CBD – the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana – for beverages as soda consumption slows. read more
Soft drinks and craft beer fuel canned drinks growth in the UK

Soft drinks and craft beer fuel canned drinks growth in the UK

24/07/2018 - 10:22
Canned drinks are seeing “significant growth” in the UK market, according to the latest Nielsen research revealed today by the Can Makers, the industry trade body for drinks can manufacturers. read more
Coca-Cola keeps a lid on the recipe for its first alcoholic drink

Coca-Cola keeps a lid on the recipe for its first alcoholic drink

28/05/2018 - 09:39
Coca-Cola launched its first ever alcoholic drink in Japan — a fizzy, lemon-flavoured concoction laced with spirits that seek to capitalise on the growing popularity of "chuhai" alcopops enjoyed especially by young women.  read more
Coca-Cola’s focus on healthier drinks pays off

Coca-Cola’s focus on healthier drinks pays off

25/04/2018 - 08:34
Coca-Cola Co. is getting results from its moves to slim down operations and revamp products for healthy-minded consumers. read more
PepsiCo introduces customisable Drinkfinity range in the US

PepsiCo introduces customisable Drinkfinity range in the US

22/02/2018 - 14:28
PepsiCo has released its customisable pod-based Drinkfinity range in the US following a successful trial period in Brazil.  read more
Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

22/01/2018 - 16:09
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has become the latest UK retailer to ban the sale high-caffeine energy drinks to under 16s. read more