Carbon footprints to footing the ethical bill. The latest in CSR
22 November 2013
Diageo has launched a powerful new anti-drink driving film, tied to its Johnnie Walker brand.
21 November 2013
Three Diageo brands are set for new campaigns after the group signed a “multi-year” deal with the NBA to be the US basketball league's exclusive spirits partner.
29 October 2013
Red Bull has declined to comment directly on reports of a US$85m lawsuit filed against it by the family of a New York man who died after allegedly drinking one of its energy drinks.
25 September 2013
The maker of a new Fair Trade rum brand has forecast that all alcohol categories will have products certified by the sustainability initiative within five years.
3 September 2013
PureCircle has forecast a sales increase as it prepares to draw on funds from a new credit agreement.
30 August 2013
Around 90% of UK alcoholic drinks tested for responsible packaging have passed an audit, industry watchdog the Portman Group has revealed.
14 August 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has launched a US ad campaign to tackle health concerns around the artificial sweetener aspartame.
5 August 2013
The Coca-Cola Co's Greater China unit has recalled 19,000 cases of Minute Maid dairy drink after fears they are contaminated with a bacteria that can cause botulism.
29 July 2013
Groupe Danone's CEO has defended its flavoured water brands from accusations they contain too much sugar, saying they sit “at the heart” of the company's health strategy.
29 July 2013
PepsiCo is to drop the “all natural” claim from its Naked Juice brand after settling a lawsuit that said some ingredients are synthetic, according to reports.
26 July 2013
The gay community in the US has, understandably, reacted angrily to new laws in Russia that outlaw so-called “homosexual propaganda” and gay adoption.
26 July 2013
The CEO of Stolichnaya owner SPI Group has come out in support of gay and transgender people, branding new Russian laws against homosexuals as “dreadful”.
23 July 2013
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) has agreed to drop antioxidant claims from its 7UP range in the US and stop adding vitamin E after settling a court case with a health group.
22 July 2013
The Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has recalled 2,500 cases of Square Mile Cider in the US over fears its glass bottles could burst.
10 July 2013
DrinkWise Australia has appointed a new CEO just one month after switching its chairperson.
14 June 2013
Tesco has agreed to not sell beer and cider stronger than 5.5% abv in order to secure an alcohol licence from a Scottish council.
4 June 2013
The American Beverage Association (ABA) has accused New York City's authorities of misleading the public after it launched a new campaign warning against high sugar levels in fruit juices, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks.
31 May 2013
PepsiCo has joined the Coca-Cola Co in calling for a united front in the fight against obesity.
22 May 2013
A new bio-plant closure for wine bottles could replace plastic corks if oil prices continue to rise, its maker has claimed.
16 May 2013
Coca-Cola Hellenic's CFO says he expects input costs will ease for the group in 2013 after a 20% jump in the past two years.
13 May 2013
The chairman of the Portman Group is to step down after four years in the post.
10 May 2013
It made for some good headlines: 'Coke to ditch ads aimed at kids'; 'Soft drinks giant promises calorie counts on all products'.
9 May 2013
The head of Monster Beverage Corp has admitted the media glare has “taken its toll” on energy drinks.
8 May 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has promised not to advertise to under 12s as part of a global pledge to fight obesity.
2 May 2013
PepsiCo has apologised for an online Mountain Dew ad that has been criticised for being racist and portraying violence against women.
24 April 2013
The Coca-Cola Co has expanded its TV anti-obesity drive into Canada four months after it kicked-off the campaign in the US.
9 April 2013
A new PepsiCo venture is aiming to boost levels of interest in football in the Middle East and India.
27 March 2013
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) says it will save up to AUD285,000 (US$297,000) a year by producing a new bottle it claims will be the lightest in the global Coca-Cola system.
21 March 2013
Pernod Ricard has said its performance has been hit this year in China by the clampdown on inter-governmental gift-giving and banquets.
21 March 2013
A group of doctors has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to bring in a limit on caffeine content for energy drinks, according to reports.