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.
24 November 2011
Bottled water producers remain confident that they will still be able to make hydration claims on their products, despite a new EU rule banning them from promoting bottled water to prevent dehydration.
29 September 2011
In part one of this month's management briefing, MJ Deschamps considers the roles that functionality, health and wellness and technology will play in shaping the consumer - and his beverage choices - in the future.
30 August 2011
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has hit back at a study by the Children's Food Campaign calling for a ban on the marketing of soft drinks to children in the UK.
30 June 2011
To round off this month's management briefing on the retail landscape for drinks, we have a wealth of data for you to enjoy.
20 June 2011
AG Barr has told just-drinks that it remains committed to replacing Sunset Yellow in its flagship Irn-Bru drink, after the European Commission confirmed proposals to lower the maximum limit for the colouring in food and drink.
12 May 2011
Fruit juice and fruit nectar manufacturers across Europe will be required to comply with changes to labelling and sugar content levels under regulations to be implemented from next week.
14 April 2011
Consumption of soft drinks in the UK last year climbed by 4.1% in volume - the fastest annual rate of growth in the last seven years, according to industry figures.
18 March 2011
As global sugar prices soar and companies prepare to face the headwinds of ever increasing commodity costs, can we expect soft drinks firms to begin looking for cheaper substitutes for sugar?
16 February 2011
Commodity costs have rocketed in the past year and are set to cause problems for soft drinks firms in 2011 and beyond, if the latest set of industry results are anything to go by.