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What's coming up in soft drinks in 2020?

As 2020 kicks off, soft drinks commentator Lucy Britner offers her views on the key trends that are set to shape the category during the nex...

Soft drinks in 2019 - just-drinks' Review

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 ov...

just-drinks' M&A database - November

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during November, a month that saw Anheuser-Busch InBev finally...

Your company needs to do more to curb emissions

As 2019 draws to a close, the reviews of the year will surely focus on the upsurge in impassioned concern over climate change, with montages...

Latest Interviews

"The shift we're seeing is towards more personal and private social networks" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo's chief digital officer, Ben Sutherland - Part I 10 Dec 2019

Olly Wehring

Earlier this year, just-drinks published its latest issue of FUTURES, a series of reports that consider the longer-term future. The report, 'Over the Influence? The future of social media' is available to download free of charge here. For the report, editor Olly Wehring spoke to Diageo's chief digital officer, Ben Sutherland. Here, in an exclusive two-part interview, Sutherland tells us what he does, how he does it and why it's the shape of things to come.


"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.

Latest News

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 17 Jan 20

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


The Coca-Cola Co unveils creatine-based Powerade Ultra 17 Jan 20

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co is to launch a variant of Powerade containing creatine as the company ramps up its sports drink portfolio.


"No swift action" on US CBD regulation after FDA comments, warns analyst 16 Jan 20

Andy Morton

CBD beverage producers in the US may have to wait for clarity on regulation as authorities look set to miss a February deadline, an analyst has said.


Nestle commits US$2.1bn to recycled plastic packaging pledge 16 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

Switzerland-based food and beverage giant Nestlé is to invest up to CHF2bn (US$2.1bn) in a shift to recycled plastic packaging.


PepsiCo unveils Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel Zero as non-sugar portfolio grows 16 Jan 20

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has further expanded the zero-calorie roster of its Mtn Dew brand with the launch of a no-sugar Game Fuel.


PepsiCo rolls out new look for Pepsi Zero Sugar in Super Bowl push 16 Jan 20

Lucy Britner

PepsiCo has lined up a Super Bowl giveaway to highlight new pack designs for its sugar-free namesake brand.



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