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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.

How did Britvic perform in H1 2019? - Results

22 May 2019

Soft drinks maker Britvic has hailed the Soft Drinks Industry Levy in the UK market as consumers have embraced the company's low- and no-sugar portfolio.

Britvic creates UK MD role for incubator arm WiseHead Productions

18 Apr 2019

Britvic has created a managing director position for its WiseHead Productions incubator unit in the UK.

Serious sustainability, channel-blurring, new tech and hyper-personalisation - The future of soft drinks according to Britvic – Focus

12 Apr 2019

Britvic called 2018 an "unprecedented year" in terms of events that affected the soft drinks industry in the UK. From the sugar levy, cold weather and C02 shortages to World Cup hopes and a sweltering hot summer, there were certainly some highs and lows. With 2018 behind us, the soft drinks maker yesterday turned its attention to what lies ahead. Here, just-drinks highlights the key trends for the UK soft drinks market in 2019 and beyond.

"Plastic is not a dirty word, waste is" - Britvic sustainability director

11 Apr 2019

Britvic's newly-appointed group sustainability director has defended plastic packaging, highlighting instead the need to change attitudes towards waste and recycling.

Britvic takes London Essence Co mixers to US

28 Mar 2019

Britvic's adult beverage unit, Wisehead Productions, has launched its range of high-end mixers in the US.

Britvic appoints Joanne Wilson as CFO

11 Mar 2019

Britvic has ended a near-five-month search for a chief financial officer, with Joanne Wilson confirmed to join the soft drinks company.

PepsiCo names Jason Richards as new UK head

31 Jan 2019

PepsiCo has appointed a new general manager for its operations in the UK.

The soft drinks & bottled water categories in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS

17 Dec 2018

The past year has seen significant change in the soft drinks and water sectors, precipitated by that immutable force - necessity. A look back over the past 12 months reveals how environmental and health concerns are shaping company strategy, investment decisions and new product development.

Britvic braces for tough 2019 as full-year 2018 sales grow - results data

29 Nov 2018

Britvic has said it expects the tough trading environment to continue into 2019, as the group hailed a rise in sales in its fiscal-2018.

Britvic draws online ire from Diabetes UK tie-up

26 Nov 2018

Britvic has teamed up with a diabetes charity in the UK, prompting several complaints in the country.

Britvic lines up J2O Glitterberry UK TV push

6 Nov 2018

Britvic has rolled out the first TV ad for its J2O Glitterberry flavour since 2011.

Britvic's Fruit Shoot Juiced makes UK TV debut

23 Oct 2018

Britvic has lined up the first TV campaign for its Fruit Shoot Juiced drink in the UK market.

Britvic on the hunt for new CFO as Mathew Dunn plans move to ASOS

23 Oct 2018

UK soft drinks and mixers company Britvic has started the search for a new chief financial officer, after the current incumbent announced his departure.

Britvic's Robinsons seasonal Cordials and Creations - Product Launch

14 Sep 2018

Britvic has added two seasonal launches to its Robinson Cordials and Creations ranges.

Britvic's J2O Glitterberry - Product Launch

10 Sep 2018

Britvic has started the UK-wide roll-out of the annual limited edition flavour from its J2O adult soft drinks brand.

Britvic partners Robinsons Cordials with UK weekend TV programme

24 Aug 2018

Britvic has lined up a sponsorship deal for its Robinsons Cordials range in the UK with James Martin's Saturday Morning television programme.

PepsiCo calms bottlers over SodaStream purchase - report

22 Aug 2018

PepsiCo has reassured its bottling partners its US$3.2bn takeover of SodaStream International will not see it turn away from them, according to a Bloomberg report.

Britvic's The London Essence Co Pomelo & Pink Pepper Tonic Water - Product Launch

21 Aug 2018

Britvic's adult beverage unit, Wisehead Productions, has entered the pink drinks category with a new mixer for its London Essence Co range.

How did Britvic perform in Q3? - results

24 Jul 2018

UK-based soft drinks maker Britvic overcame the impact of a carbon dioxide shortage in the UK and Ireland to post a 3.4% sales rise during the third quarter.

Britvic names Bruce Dallas as UK marketing head

19 Jul 2018

Britvic has appointed a new marketing director for its UK unit.

Britvic digs in heels as trade union prepares to strike

18 Jul 2018

UK-based soft drinks maker Britvic has warned that upcoming strikes will not change its stance on redundancy payouts at its soon-to-close Norwich plant.





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