| ||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
| ||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
| ||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
| ||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.
| ||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
| ||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
| ||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
| ||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
| ||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.
| ||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
| ||22/02/2018 - 14:28|
PepsiCo has released its customisable pod-based Drinkfinity range in the US following a successful trial period in Brazil.
| ||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