Coca-Cola battles UK unions over pay
Planned 48-hour strikes at two UK distribution centres will not
disrupt the supply of its beverages, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE)
Wild natural beverage concept to boost flagging sector
Riding the trend for natural ingredients in food and drink
products, Wild says its natural ACE beverage concept - which uses
vitamins exclusively derived from organic sources - is boosting
flagging sales in the beverage sector.
LycoRed puts the BLT into beverages
Thought BLT was a sandwich made with bacon, lettuce and tomato?
Think again. In LycoRed's book it's a beverage fortification
concept that showcases its expertise in antoxidants. Beta carotene,
lutein, and tomato lycopene,...
Companies accused of internet high-jinks
Company executives-turned-internauts at Danone and Wholefoods are
accused of blackening the reputation of their rivals online,
according to the Financial Times today.
Lightweight PET bottle targets water market
A new lighter weight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for
water targets beverage companies that want to cut down on
Coca-Cola to launch lightweight bottle in UK
Coca-Cola is launching a lighter-weight bottle for its major brands
in the UK, fulfilling a pledge to reduce the amount of
packaging used for its products, the company said today.
Bravo! pours milk into sports drinks
A range of milk-based sports and energy drinks will be launched by
US fortified beverage specialist, Bravo!, expanding the dairy
sector into traditional soft drink territory.
Soft drinks maker seeks natural fizz, for friendship and more
Product development gurus are increasingly attempting to use
consumer trends for natural ingredients and more nutritious
beverages to drive growth in the carbonated soft drinks category.
Cola drinks raise osteoporosis risk, study
Women who drink four or more cola beverages per week have a higher
risk of developing the bone disease osteoporosis, finds a new
study, landing another blow on fizzy drinks makers.
Cocaine drink could further confuse energy drinks market
Move over caffeine. A new breed of energy drinks are referencing
illegal drugs in their marketing - but without actually containing
them - in a bid to capture the lucrative, party-going youth market.
Coke bottler signs functional milk rights
Coca-Cola's bottling arm has agreed a 10-year, exclusive
distribution deal with functional milk drinks maker Bravo! Foods,
offering Coke a new way to escape stagnant fizzy drinks sales.
Coke bottler explores functional milk deal
Coca-Cola, hit by a slow-down in fizzy drinks sales, may be looking
to expand into vitamin-enriched milk after the firm's bottling arm
announces talks to buy control of Bravo! Foods.
Cola war drives growth for sweeteners in 2005
Coke war drives innovation in diet drink sweetener formulations
with the number one soft drinks player Coca-Cola rolling out a new
aspartame and acesulfame potassium based cola onto the market,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Quest launches citrus flavor for beverages
Quest International last week launched a range of citrus flavors
that it claims provide a real taste of the original fruit.
Coca-Cola invests in fluid processing technology
Pursuit Dynamics has signed an agreement with the UK subsidiary of
Coca-Cola Enterprises to supply innovative fluid processing
technology for the production of soft drinks.