5 December 2013
UK supermarket chain Morrisons says it has been “praised” for its trial ban on energy drinks sales to under-16s, but will review the move next month before deciding whether to roll it out nationally.
1 November 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has criticised new research calling for a soft drinks tax, saying higher levies will not curb obesity.
25 September 2013
The president of the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has said that the soft drinks industry needs to drive value to consumers, while continuing to fight obesity.
24 September 2013
The head of Gerber Emig has argued that Suntory Food & Beverage's arrival is “a good thing” for the UK soft drinks industry.
8 July 2013
The trade body for the UK's bottled water industry has criticised the results of a consumer survey in the country, commissioned by the producer of a collapsible bottle designed to store tap water.
21 June 2013
A UK school has banned energy drinks over fears they are interfering with learning, according to a report.
19 June 2013
The second part of this month's management briefing, which focuses on the soft drinks and bottled water category, looks at the relationship between producers and their suppliers.
14 June 2013
With the trend for sweet flavours sweeping most drinks categories, it seems an obvious path for producers to follow. But with obesity now a major public health concern, will this rush for short-term gain lead to long-term pain? Just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore sounds the alarm.
12 June 2013
Moves to encourage councils to ban soft drinks vending machines in UK schools will not help tackle the obesity issue, a trade group has argued.
9 May 2013
UK sales of soft drinks fell by 2.5% in volume terms last year, but energy drinks and bottled waters bucked the trend, a new report has revealed.
25 April 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has countered a new study linking excessive soft drinks consumption with diabetes.
11 April 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has responded to a new government-commissioned report which has raised concerns that parents are risking their childrens' oral health by giving them sugary drinks and foods.
19 February 2013
Last week was a challenging one, on top of a difficult year for UK soft drinks.
18 February 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association has rejected a fresh call for an added tax on soft drinks, which would increase prices by at least 20%.
30 January 2013
It was another busy day for the PR folk who have to defend the soft drinks industry yesterday.
29 January 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has dismissed a charity's recommendation that the UK Government introduce a tax on “sugary” drinks.
10 January 2013
It is 30 times sweeter than sugar, and on the tip of the soft drinks industry's tongue. But, is stevia, a natural sweetener, about to replace artificial rivals such as aspartame in the world's best-selling sodas?
20 September 2012
The debate around minimum pricing in the UK is starting to feel more than ever like a can of worms. I'm not quite sure, however, who has got the biggest mess to deal with.
21 August 2012
The flags have been folded away, the medals handed out and the Olympic flag handed to the Mayor of Rio: London 2012 is over and Richard Corbett, like many, enjoyed it. But, did sports drinks producers get as much from the Olympics as he did?
9 August 2012
The American Beverage Association (ABA) has claimed that a high profile study questioning the benefits of sports drinks displays a "clear bias" by overlooking previous research.
20 July 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has spoken out after a new study said there is a "striking lack of evidence" over claims that sports drinks help boost performance and recovery.
9 July 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has appointed Gavin Partington as its new director general.
26 June 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has defended the use of a colouring ingredient after UK health campaigners called for a ban due to an alleged link to cancer.
25 May 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has elected David Saint, COO of Gerber Emig Group, as its new president.
18 May 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
18 May 2012
A senior figure from the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has questioned the extent the industry is responsible for obesity in light of an overall fall in calorie consumption.
10 May 2012
More than a third of UK carbonated soft drink consumption is now diet, low calorie or no-added sugar, a new industry report has revealed.
13 March 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has rejected the findings of a new study that suggests sugary beverages increase the risk of heart disease.
27 January 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has announced the departure of its director general.
4 January 2012
The Coca-Cola Co has amended a Vitaminwater claim on its website after coming under fire from UK health campaign group The Children's Food Campaign (CFC) for making false claims about its product.