British Soft Drinks Association
With the trend for sweet flavours sweeping most drinks categories, it seems an obvious path for producers to follow. But with obesity now a...
Last week was a challenging one, on top of a difficult year for UK soft drinks....
| 7 Nov 2014
Ben Cooper has stumbled upon a term that crops up time and again when it comes to sustainability.
| 30 Jan 2013
It was another busy day for the PR folk who have to defend the soft drinks industry yesterday.
| 10 Jan 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 Sep 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.
| 17 Jul 2015
A major UK government health agency has called on parents to remove all sugar-sweetened soft drinks from their children's diets.
| 6 Jul 2015
National soft drinks representatives have branded a global report that blames the industry for 184,000 deaths a year as inaccurate.
| 19 May 2015
Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...
| 29 Apr 2015
Lucozade Ribena Suntory COO Peter Harding has been elected as the new president of the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA).
| 27 Apr 2015
Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...
| 7 Oct 2014
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has urged health critics to “bring it on”, saying the industry has nothing to hide over sugar content.
| 15 May 2014
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has spoken out over a government report warning against excessive consumption of soft drinks by children.
| 6 Mar 2014
The head of the British Soft Drinks Association has highlighted to the UK Government the economic benefits that the industry brings to the country.
| 5 Dec 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 Nov 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 Sep 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 Sep 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 Jul 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 Jun 2013
A UK school has banned energy drinks over fears they are interfering with learning, according to a report.
| 12 Jun 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 Apr 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has countered a new study linking excessive soft drinks consumption with diabetes.
| 11 Apr 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.
| 18 Feb 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%.
| 29 Jan 2013
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has dismissed a charity's recommendation that the UK Government introduce a tax on “sugary” drinks.
| 9 Aug 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 Jul 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 Jul 2012
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has appointed Gavin Partington as its new director general.
| 26 Jun 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.
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