Sustainability in Drinks

Sustainability in Drinks

By: Ben Cooper

Every month, Ben Cooper casts his eye over sustainability efforts in the global drinks industry.



Sustainability in Drinks - Soda Tax Bill Unlikely to be Sweet Success 27 Aug 2014

The use of excise to combat the rise of obesity has long cast a shadow over the global soft drinks industry. Ben Cooper looks at the latest moves, in the US, and considers the likelihood of success for such a proposal.


Sustainability in Drinks - A Changing Wine Landscape 30 Jul 2014

The news this month that Castel has seen its wine operations in Ethiopia bear fruit suggests that the effects of climate change are already taking hold in the wine industry. Ben Cooper investigates.


Sustainability in Drinks - A Big Week in the Year of Sugar 24 Jun 2014

The spotlight in the fight over sugar is on the UK this month. Ben Cooper considers what appears to be an important stage in the battle.


Sustainability in Drinks - Companies Can't Rest on their Laurels 28 May 2014

In this month's look at sustainability issues in the drinks industry, Ben Cooper argues that, however much has been done in the past in this arena. there is always more that can - and should - be done going forward.


Sustainability in Drinks - Let's Spend the Night Together 30 Apr 2014

Sustainability has fast become the buzzword of the global drinks industry. In recognition of this, we welcome Ben Cooper as our latest monthly commentator, to consider the importance of sustainability around the world. Here, Ben considers the need for the two sides of the argument to come together, even if they appear poles apart.