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Britvic has outlined several category trends to help boost soft drinks sales in the UK this year....

Britvic fiscal-2017 by region - results data

Today, Britvic posted a rise in its full-year sales but profits were down as the company invested in a business capability programme. Here,...

Ian Shackleton | 18 Aug 2017

This month, former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton takes a long, hard look at marketing spend in the digital world, a better-than-expected results season and the return of green shoots for local spirits.

Ian Shackleton | 12 Jul 2017

This month, our former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton considers how best to grow your top-line, considers that the next round of results will throw up and looks at how his stock picks have performed so far.

Richard Corbett | 25 May 2017

It's coming up to a year since the UK shocked itself - and Europe - by voting to leave the European Union. Article 50 has now been triggered and Brexit, we have been told, means Brexit. Richard Corbett considers the likely fallout of the UK's departure for the country's soft drinks industry.

One of the older flavours in the soft drinks market has become one of the category's hottest new trends. Ginger is spicing things up with a wave of new product innovation sweeping through non-alcoholic beverages, from carbonated soft drinks and energy drinks to plant waters, healthful shots, and beyond.

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Andy Morton | 12 Apr 2018

The percentage of soft drinks that sit above the new UK sugar tax halved in the run up to the levy's introduction, a new report says.

Andy Morton | 5 Apr 2018

Britvic has launched a new TV ad in the UK for its Robinsons Fruit Shoot Hydro.

Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2018

Drinks companies operating in the UK that are already braced for next month's sugar tax are facing further disruption after the Government announced plans to introduce a bottle-deposit return system in England.

Andy Morton | 8 Feb 2018

Britvic has launched a website that aims to prepare UK retailers for the country’s upcoming sugar tax.

Lucy Britner | 31 Jan 2018

Britvic has reported flat sales for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018, as the introduction of a sugar tax looms in its domestic market.

Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2018

A new TV campaign for Britvic's latest Robinsons range will attempt to bring more adults into the cordial category in the UK.

Lucy Britner | 8 Jan 2018

Britvic has appointed John Campbell to the role of commercial operations director.

Andy Morton | 18 Dec 2017

UK soft drinks maker Britvic is to cut more than 200 jobs as it closes its Norwich factory and shifts production to other sites.

Andy Morton | 29 Nov 2017

Britvic has posted an increase in full-year organic sales as trends in its core UK market moved from volume to value growth.

Lucy Britner | 10 Nov 2017

Around 20% of UK consumers intend to drink less alcohol over the festive season, according to recently-released research.

Andy Morton | 24 Oct 2017

Britvic is adding two new Robinsons products to its portfolio, including a cordial that has twice the amount of fruit than original Robinsons.

Lucy Britner | 3 Oct 2017

Britvic has announced a proposal to close one of its production sites in the UK, as it looks to improve efficiency.

Andy Morton | 28 Sep 2017

Britvic is to launch a quiz on Facebook's Messenger app as part of a seasonal campaign in the UK for its J20 adult soft drinks brand.

Andy Morton | 24 Aug 2017

UK soft drinks producer Britvic is reaching out to the higher-end on-premise in the country with a campaign for its premium mixer range.

Andy Morton | 27 Jul 2017

Britvic has been given a Brexit boost after currency tailwinds added to an increase in nine-month sales.

Andy Morton | 26 May 2017

PepsiCo is to sell its stake in its UK & Ireland distributor, Britvic, as it continues cost-cutting measures.

Olly Wehring | 24 May 2017

Britvic has reported a healthy first half to fiscal-2017, with sales rising in all countries, including its core UK market.

Olly Wehring | 24 May 2017

Gerald Corbett is set to retire as chairman of Britvic, with independent director John Daly lined up as his replacement.

Lucy Britner | 27 Mar 2017

Britvic has lined up a 55-calorie, bottled soft drink under its Robinsons brand. Refresh'd is made using "100% naturally-sourced ingredients, containing spring water mixed with real fruit," the company said. 

Olly Wehring | 22 Mar 2017

Britvic, PepsiCo’s soft drinks agent in the UK, has announced details of a flavoured variant of the US company’s Pepsi Max CSD brand.

Andy Morton | 6 Mar 2017

Britvic has unveiled a multi-market campaign for Robinsons Fruit Shoot amid ongoing declines for the children's juice brand.

Lucy Britner | 7 Feb 2017

Britvic is to test a delivery service in the UK for its Robinsons cordials in a link-up with parenting website Mumsnet.

Andy Morton | 31 Jan 2017

Britvic's UK stills category continued to disappoint in Q1 but a strong carbonates performance drove up overall sales.

Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2017

Britvic has agreed to purchase Brazilian juice business Bela Ischia Alimentos as it looks to bolster operations in the country. 

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Andy Morton | 26 Nov 2013

Britvic, you would think, is a company that's worth analysts unpicking a bit.

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