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Sustainability in Drinks - Sugar: A Shared Priorit

Within the sustainable sourcing challenge for food and drinks producers, the focus on sugarcane is set to increase substantially over the co...

Can Ireland Realise its Soft Drinks Potential?

Ray Rowlands, of Drinksinfo Ltd, turns his attention to the oft-overlooked Irish soft drinks market and considers its potential, relative to...


NPD: The Clear Soft Drink Trend is Back

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Datamonitor | 30 Jun 2015

Don’t look now, but one of the most memorable and controversial trends in soft drinks from the 1980s and 1990s – clear soft drinks – is staging a comeback. And, some of the iconic clear soft drinks of the period, including Original New York Seltzer, Clearly Canadian and maybe even Crystal Pepsi are leading the charge.


Sustainability - Walking the Walk on Water

Ben Cooper | 20 May 2015

The recent problems that the Coca-Cola Co has encountered in India, and the launch by Diageo of its new Water Blueprint, underline once again just how central water stewardship is to the sustainability strategies of major beverage companies.


Comment - Will the Sweetener Battle turn Sour?

Ray Rowlands | 5 May 2015

Following the announcement that PepsiCo is dropping aspartame from its diet cola in the US, Drinksinfo's Ray Rowlands analyses the potential effect this could have on the country's soda market in general and on the company in particular.


DPSG tests "naturally-sweetened" range

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2015

The CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has said it is “still early days” for a new range of naturally-sweetened CSDs as the company launches US tests.

Latest Interviews

Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer, Pt 2

Olly Wehring | 22 Jul 2014

Last week, we published the first part of our interview with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo and head of global research & development. Here, in the second and final part, Dr Khan gives us a tour of the inner workings of PepsiCo's R&D approach and defines success and failure for his department.


Interview - PepsiCo chief scientific officer

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

DPSG targets US Hispanic market

Andy Morton | 18 Jun 2015

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) is upping its focus on Hispanic consumers in the US as other soft drinks makers also target the demographic.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 12 Jun 2015

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.


PepsiCo teams up with Champions League

Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2015

PepsiCo is to back another high-level sports event after agreeing a sponsorship deal with the UEFA Champions League.


NPD - PepsiCo's Stubborn Soda

Andy Morton | 5 Jun 2015

PepsiCo is to launch a new range of “craft” sodas into the US foodservice channel as it ups its focus on smaller-scale brands.


just a While Ago - On 1 June in...

Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


PepsiCo CEO makes Forbes Powerful Women list

Lucy Britner | 27 May 2015

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is the only woman from the beverage industry to make the Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women list.


Tingyi's Q1 beverage profits plunge

Andy Morton | 27 May 2015

Tingyi's Q1 beverage profits have dropped by almost half as sales for PepsiCo's Chinese partner continue to slide.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 22 May 2015

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.


just a While Ago - On 22 May in...

Olly Wehring | 22 May 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


NPD: PepsiCo's Pepsi Limon

Andy Morton | 21 May 2015

PepsiCo has launched a new Pepsi flavour in the US that targets Hispanics.


Focus - Britvic's Q2 & H1 Performance

Andy Morton | 20 May 2015

Britvic posted a rise in sales in its first-half results today (21 May). Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the 28-week period.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 8 May 2015

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.


just a While Ago - On 5 May in...

Olly Wehring | 5 May 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 1 May 2015

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.


just a While Ago - On 1 May in...

Olly Wehring | 1 May 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


NPD: Coca-Cola Co's Innocent Coconut Water

Olly Wehring | 1 May 2015

The Coca-Cola Co has added a coconut water to its Innocent soft drinks brand in the UK.


PepsiCo launches Pepsi Max global campaign

Richard Woodard | 29 Apr 2015

PepsiCo has launched its first global campaign for the Pepsi Max brand, aiming to define the word 'genius' in unexpected ways.


PepsiCo US to replace aspartame in Diet Pepsi

Andy Morton | 24 Apr 2015

PepsiCo is to remove aspartame from its Diet Pepsi range in the US, responding to consumer fears over the artificial sweetener.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 24 Apr 2015

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.


just a While Ago - On 21 April in...

Olly Wehring | 21 Apr 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


NPD: MightyBee's Raw, Virgin Coconut Water

Andy Morton | 21 Apr 2015

London-based MightyBee has launched its first products, a range of coconut water beverages.


just a While Ago - On 20 April in...

Olly Wehring | 20 Apr 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Latest blogs

New Coke - the movie

Andy Morton | 11 May 2015

Hot on the heels of Kidnapping Mr Heineken comes news of another explosive episode in beverage history set for the Hollywood treatment.


US lacks bottle for craft soda revolution

Andy Morton | 17 Oct 2014

PepsiCo created a stir last week with the news it is testing a product called Caleb's Kola, with some in the media claiming it was the beginning of a new “craft soda” category.

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