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CSR around the world - Nov

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews s...

Nutrition & hydration watchwords for soft drinks

Drinks companies are finding it increasingly difficult to persuade lawmakers not to impose taxes on sweetened soft drinks. The reasons why,...

CSR around the world - Oct

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Soft drinks and plastic - The unbreakable bond

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Latest Interviews

"It's still really hard for black and brown entrepreneurs to raise capital in CBD" - Tanisha Robinson, CEO of CBD beverage company W*nder 6 Nov 2019

Thandie Sibanda

Earlier this year, Tanisha Robinson quit her role as chief disruption officer at Scottish craft brewer BrewDog to create her own CBD-infused drinks brand. W*nder (pronounced 'wonder') is a CSD that contains vitamins and CBD to provide energy, focus and a "better life balance". Robinson credits herself as a black female CEO that has tapped into an industry that other ethnic minorities may never gain access to. This week, just-drinks spoke to Robinson to learn how her previous employment experiences have influenced her start-up and what the future holds for her CBD drinks brand ahead of next year's launch.

"In the future, all of our products should be in paper packaging" - Louise Werner, director of future packaging at Pernod Ricard’s The Absolut Co 28 Oct 2019

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Absolut vodka division has joined a group of companies including Carlsberg and The Coca-Cola Co to develop paper packaging robust enough to hold beverages. The companies have formed Paboco, a paper bottle company that has just released two prototypes. Earlier this month, just-drinks spoke to Absolut's Louise Werner, director for the future of packaging, to hear how paper bottles could save companies money and help achieve sustainability goals.

Latest News

Portman Group marketing code "ignores facts", warns Tiny Rebel 5 Dec 19

Andy Morton

UK brewery Tiny Rebel has warned that a voluntary UK code of conduct on marketing alcohol is not fit for purpose after industry watchdog the Portman Group told retailers not to restock one of its beers.

Anheuser-Busch InBev trials electric trucks for European beer delivery 3 Dec 19

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is expanding a commitment to a more sustainable supply chain with orders for electric trucks in Europe.

Australia readies ten-year alcohol strategy, with increased taxation off the table 3 Dec 19

Olly Wehring

Ministers in Australia have endorsed the latest National Alcohol Strategy, a move welcomed by the trade association for the country's alcohol industry.

Tiny Rebel Brewing attacks Portman Group ruling on "problematic" packaging 2 Dec 19

Andy Morton

Tiny Rebel has hit out after UK alcohol watchdogs have reprimanded the brewer for a second time for using packaging that could appeal to under-age drinkers.

Netherlands to adopt Nutri-Score labels in 2021 2 Dec 19

Dean Best

The Netherlands plans to introduce the Nutri-Score nutrition-labelling scheme in 2021 after the Dutch government expressed support for the voluntary colour-code system.

Diageo targets US holidays with drunk-driving social media push - video 29 Nov 19

Olly Wehring

Diageo has kicked off its latest anti-drink-driving activation in the US, highlighting the higher number of associated fatalities during the holiday season.

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