The UK's Independent pubs are still missing out on soft drinks profits, despite rises in mature sub-categories such as juices and cola last year, a report from soft drinks company Britvic Soft Drinks says. The latest figures reveal that soft drinks are growing above the market rate of 4% in both managed and leased & tenanted outlets, at 8% and 7% respectively. However, independents are lagging behind, with 1% value growth in the last year and a 4% decline over the key summer months.