British Soft Drinks Association

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme approved by UK without glass

The UK government has approved the launch of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), with the caveat that glass be temporarily…

UK drinks industry calls for action over CO2 fears

UK beverage associations are calling for Government action following the announcement that CF Fertilisers UK plans to halt the production…

Carbon dioxide stopgap deal not a long-term solution – British Soft Drinks Association

The British Soft Drinks Association has welcomed a government-brokered short-term deal to cover carbon dioxide supplies in the country but…

UK beverage industry to face carbon dioxide delay despite production restart

The UK beverage industry may have to wait weeks for restarted carbon dioxide supplies to filter through, a trade group…

Carbon dioxide shortage fears put UK soft drinks, beer on high alert

Leading UK beer and soft drinks producers have expressed growing concerns over the latest threat to carbon dioxide supplies. Carbon…

Drinks industry group seeks oversight role for Scottish deposit return scheme

A group of beverage brand owners and trade associations are bidding to become the administrator for Scotland's upcoming deposit return…

Nichols chief executive Marnie Millard named British Soft Drinks Association president

Nichols CEO Marnie Millard has been elected as the next president of UK soft drinks industry body the British Soft…

Why COVID-19 is making soft drinks walk an advertising tightrope – comment

Consumers' growing concerns about their health are not only well documented, but they're also a natural reaction to a global health crisis.…

Coca-Cola European Partners calls for cross-border alignment in UK deposit return scheme

The UK head of Coca-Cola European Partners has warned that any earlier implementation of a deposit return scheme in Scotland…

British Soft Drinks Association attacks study linking soft drinks to early death

A UK soft drinks trade group has dismissed a World Health Organisation study that links the consumption of soda, including…