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Britvic brings back Robinsons ‘Fruit Shoot for the Moon’ activation

6 Jul 2020

Britvic has kicked off a prize-based marketing push in the UK and Ireland for its Robinsons Fruit Shoot children's soft drink brand.

Nichols chief executive Marnie Millard named British Soft Drinks Association president

26 Jun 2020

Nichols CEO Marnie Millard has been elected as the next president of UK soft drinks industry body the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA).

Former Coca-Cola Co executive switches to Britvic to head procurement operations

25 Jun 2020

Britvic has poached an employee from the UK unit of The Coca-Cola Co to become its next chief procurement officer.

Britvic H1 2020 - Sales rise 1.4% in "robust" start - results data

29 May 2020

Britvic has seen its sales growth slow over the first six months of its current fiscal year, although the top-line was still up year-on-year.

Coronavirus fails to extinguish China's appetite for luxury as lockdowns loosen - analysis

22 Apr 2020

In these times of uncertainty, I'm willing to guarantee one thing - the word of 2020 will be 'resilience'.

Why stock markets are strong while companies are weak, how best to keep investors informed and why Q1 doesn't matter so much - The just-drinks analyst

21 Apr 2020

None of us - not even just-drinks' in-house analyst, Ian Shackleton - has seen anything like this. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown us all into panic. As the need for calm heads grows, allow Ian to talk you down.

Britvic banks on soft drinks resilience, prepares for coronavirus sales hit

23 Mar 2020

Britvic is preparing itself for a "material impact" to its sales and profits this year, as measures to curb COVID-19 take hold in all of its markets.

Britvic reveals UK Pepsi Max update

23 Mar 2020

Britvic has lined up new pack designs across three Pepsi Max flavours in the UK market.

PepsiCo's 7Up Free Cherry - Product Launch

16 Mar 2020

Britvic has started the UK roll-out of an addition to the sugar-free range from PepsiCo's 7Up brand.

Britvic lines up US$1.3m Fruit Shoot ‘myth-busting’ campaign in UK

4 Mar 2020

Britvic has rolled out a GBP1m (US$1.3m) campaign in the UK market, as it looks to educate parents on the sugar content and ingredients in its Robinsons Fruit Shoot range.

How weaving sustainability into your business model will generate value - Sustainability Spotlight

27 Feb 2020

Ben Cooper examines recent announcements from soft drinks producers Coca-Cola European Partners and Britvic that underline how sustainability goals no longer simply inspire companies or earn them green credentials, but have become critical to value creation and business strategy.

Britvic prepares for the UK summer with J20 soft drink extensions

24 Feb 2020

Britvic has lined up three additions to its J2O 'adult' soft drink portfolio in the UK.

Britvic signs US$520m sustainability-linked financing deal

17 Feb 2020

UK soft drinks producer Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility.

"Let me say right here, plastic in itself is not the issue" - Interview - Refresco CEO Hans Roelofs

31 Jan 2020

just-drinks deputy editor Andy Morton spoke to Hans Roelofs, Refresco CEO for almost 13 years, about why we can expect more US M&A activity from the group. Roelofs also gives his inside take on the CCEP purchase and talks about plastic's position as a priority for the soft drinks industry.

Britvic kicks off fiscal-2020 with punchy Q1 - trading update

31 Jan 2020

Britvic has started its current fiscal year with a strong showing in the first quarter.

Where you should invest in 2020, what's the worst ever beer deal and why Vimto could be a 2020 no-no - The just-drinks Analyst

23 Jan 2020

In his first just-drinks outing of 2020, in-house analyst Ian Shackleton shares his drinks stock tip, flags what could be the worst beer transaction of all-time and considers what could be a tough 12 months for one of the UK's more curious soft drinks players.

Britvic joins backers for BP Infinia PET recycling programme

23 Dec 2019

Britvic has partnered with the likes of Danone and Unilever to support a PET recycling project set up by BP.

Britvic renames Drench flavours in pack refresh

20 Dec 2019

Britvic has simplified the variant names of its flavoured water brand, Drench.

The soft drinks category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS

11 Dec 2019

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the soft drinks category.

How did Britvic perform in fiscal-2019? - results data - just-drinks comments

27 Nov 2019

Britvic has posted a low-single-digit lift in sales from its latest fiscal year, reversing the top-line decline recorded in the group's third quarter.

Britvic unveils tonic fount for UK on-premise

22 Nov 2019

Britvic's incubator unit, WiseHead Productions, has launched a tonic fount for the group's London Essence mixer portfolio.

Refresco poised to buy French juice plants from Britvic

12 Nov 2019

Refresco looks set to continue a European buying spree with a prospective deal to acquire Britvic's three juice manufacturing facilities in France.

Britvic's Britvic Spiced Orange dark spirits mixer - Product Launch

29 Oct 2019

UK soft drinks company Britvic has launched the first dark spirits mixer under its namesake brand.

Has the soft drinks category missed the premiumisation train? - Comment

3 Oct 2019

The UK's gin boom has allowed for a raft of innovation in the mixers segment. In turn, the availability of premium mixers has provided non-drinkers with more sophisticated options. But, where does this leave the rest of the soft drinks category, asks Lucy Britner.

Britvic partners with tech start-up Sixty for wearable hydration monitor

20 Aug 2019

Brtivic has secured a collaboration with Ireland-based Sixty to develop wearable hydration technology that monitors water levels.

Britvic takes pension change to court as report warns of inflation link cut

13 Aug 2019

Britvic has confirmed it has sought legal approval for changes to its employee pension scheme that a report at the weekend said would affect more than 6,000 people.

Britvic sees sales slip in third quarter - trading update

24 Jul 2019

Britvic has seen its sales go into reverse, with the group's fiscal third-quarter recording a drop following H1's top-line increase.

Britvic gets behind Lipton Ice Tea with US$3.7m UK drive

12 Jul 2019

Britvic is to spend GBP3m (US$3.7m) on a UK campaign for PepsiCo's Lipton Ice Tea to help boost sales during the summer selling season.

How soft drinks can tap into meal delivery revolution - Comment

4 Jul 2019

This month, soft drinks columnist Lucy Britner turns her attention to takeaways. As the trend towards convenience and frictionless delivery continues, where do soft drinks fit in?

The Coca-Cola system on the mend, the growing reluctance to drink and the good old days for analysts- The just-drinks Analyst

18 Jun 2019

Every month, Ian Shackleton, just-drinks' resident analyst, takes a look at the drinks industry through an investor lens. Here, he considers the improving relationship between The Coca-Cola Co and one of its bottlers, the cooler relationship between younger consumers and alcohol and how the drinks industry used to live.





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