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Comment - Cocktails on AG Barr after Funkin Move

Earlier this month, AG Barr announced its purchase of the cocktail and syrups producer, Funkin. Richard Corbett looks at the deal and consid...

Britvic CEO heralds 2015 as "year of innovation"

Britvic's CEO has said that the company's Robinsons brand will be a “big focus” for next year as it ramps up innovations across a number of...

Focus - AG Barr's H1 Performance

AG Barr announced its half-year results yesterday (23 September), revealing that profits had taken a dent from its failed merger with Britvi...

Suntory starts to flex financial muscles

Suntory Food & Beverage didn't exactly swipe Ribena and Lucozade from under the noses of the UK soft drinks industry....

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Funkin's CEO, Andrew King 23 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin is now part of the AG Barr portfolio after the closure of a multi-million deal last month. Here, Funkin CEO Andrew King explains how he can help Barr grow its on-trade presence, why Angola is a new focus for cocktails and what he has planned for Irn Bru.


just the Answer - Nichols FD, Tim Croston 16 Aug 2011

Michelle Russell

After a short break, our 'just the Answer' interview returns. This month, Michelle Russell talks to Tim Croston, the group finance director at UK-based soft drinks producer, Nichols plc.

Latest News

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 27 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Barr beats market to post FY sales, profits rise 24 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

AG Barr has posted a steady increase in full-year sales and profits as strong bottled water sales helped it outperform the overall soft drinks market.


AG Barr's Funkin Ginger Syrup and Earl Grey Syrup 24 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

AG Barr's cocktail mixers and syrups firm Funkin has expanded its single batch syrup range with two new flavours.


AG Barr lines up new board member 20 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

AG Barr has appointed the head of a UK house-building firm to its board of directors.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 13 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Company research

Global Soft Drinks Market 2014-2018

Global Soft Drinks Market 2014-2018

The Global Soft Drinks market comprises CSD, bottled water, juices and concentrates, RTD tea and coffee, and functional drinks. The consumption of soft drinks is driven by consumers across all ages ow...

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