30 Jan 2018
Consumers increasingly reward sustainable companies, punish those that are not socially responsible 30 Jan 2018
Consumer demand for products that are healthier for them is quickly expanding to include those that also are better for the environment – creating new opportunities for companies that strive to be more sustainable and barriers for those that do not, according to new research from the Natural Marketing Institute.
Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries. 23 Jan 2018
The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted today, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.
It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe. There is a strong business case for transforming the way products are designed, produced, used, and recycled in the EU and by taking the lead in this transition, we will create new investment opportunities and jobs. Under the new plans, all plastic packaging on the EU market will be recyclable by 2030, the consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be restricted.
Coca-Cola Announces World Without Waste initiative
Associated British Foods Issues Trading Update
Euromonitor Forecasts Declines for Carbonated Soft Drink, Juice Segments
Dr Pepper & TSM Sponsorship Announcement
Coca-Cola to Launch Fuze Tea
Britvic Unveils 2020 Targets
Coca-Cola to Open Intelligent Technology Development Centre in Sofia
Iced Tea Market Worth Rub 14.80bn Says Nielsen
Coca-Cola Returns 1.75bn litres of Water in 2017
Three Beverage Firms Reformulate Soft Drink Mix Amid Higher Taxes 09 Jan 2018
The Fuze brand will relaunch in January 2018 with the debut of Fuze Antioxidant & Vitamin Infused, a delicious and refreshing fusion of tea and natural fruit flavors, anchored in functionality and added benefits. Fuze Antioxidant & Vitamin Infused will be available in four flavors: Summer Peach Black Tea, Blueberry Black Tea, Tropical Mango Green Tea and Meyer Lemon Black Tea. These flavors will provide vitamins B6, B12 and antioxidant vitamin C, in both mid- and low-calorie options. 09 Jan 2018
Tiesta Tea, primarily known for its loose leaf tea products is launching its first ready-to-drink (RTD) offering this week with a line of cold brew tea. The five-SKU line, available nationwide exclusively at Target stores, adapts the brand’s existing loose leaf offerings into RTD, with an emphasis on functional benefits. 08 Jan 2018
Celebrity chef and health campaigner Jamie Oliver is calling on the UK government to ban sales of energy drinks to U16s. Meanwhile, supermarket Waitrose has announced that customers buying high caffeine energy drinks must prove they are over 16 years old. 08 Jan 2018
While the jury is still out on what role, if any, sugar plays in the development of diabetes, recommendations to restrict consumption should be strengthened and research should be redoubled until a clear determination is found, according to an essay in The BMJ today.