soft drinks report 2016

soft drinks lead image

10 Things You Need To Know About... Soft Drinks

30 Mar 2016

In the latest instalment of our series of digital features we reveal what consumers really think about the soft drinks tax and how concerns over sugar are already impacting the category

soft drinks sugar

More than half of Brits support sugar tax... but will it work?

30 Mar 2016

As the taxman chases soft drinks, a poll for The Grocer raises questions over how effective the sugar levy will be…

Zest adevrt by RPM

Creative challenge: can sugar be a virtue for soft drinks?

30 Mar 2016 | By Amy North

Can energy drinks be advertised without boobs and extreme sports? Is there such as thing as a relaxation drink? And can sugar ever be a virtue? We’ve asked creative agency RPM to find out…

Coke still

Video: What are the challenges of replacing sugar with stevia?

30 Mar 2016 | By Rob Brown

Production of a lower sugar version of Coke Life began in March. So why, and how, has Coke changed the recipe just 18 months after launch? 

ribena light ad campaign

Has the great sugar cull been enough to rescue kids drinks?

30 Mar 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Last year Tesco delisted a raft of added-sugar kids’ fruit juice drinks. So what impact has this had on sales?

Nichola Borg

Spar buyer: 2015 was a 'wake-up call' to soft drinks industry

30 Mar 2016 | By Amy North

Nichola Borg expects full-sugar drink ranges to reduce earlier than expected following the Chancellor’s sugar tax announcement

Germany: Algae Drink

Top 10 global launches: algae drinks to high-caffeine cola

30 Mar 2016 | By Amy North

With the help of Mintel, we’ve scoured the globe to find the best soft drinks innovations. Here’s what we came up with…

pepsi max rain event

Pepsi Max Cherry sweetens sales in sugar-battered market

30 Mar 2016 | By Natalie Brown

No sugar Pepsi Max delivers 12.4% growth for Britvic as rival Coke’s sales go flat

craft drinks

Craft pop sales sparkle as 'discerning' drinkers stock up

30 Mar 2016 | By Amy North

Small batch brands are cashing in as the craft scene spreads to soft drinks. But can mainstream players do craft? 

Coke taste the feeling ad

Coke splashes the cash as ad spend soars to £30m

30 Mar 2016 | By Amy North

Soft drinks brands are pouring money into traditional advertising with spend up 51.4%

news

coke coca cola production line

Northern Ireland faeces incident ‘isolated’ says Coca-Cola Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

All of the product from the affected batch was immediately impounded and will not be sold

Superfly soft drink by Firefly

Firefly launches limited-edition botanical non-alcoholic drink

28 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Called Superfly, the drink was devised by cocktail expert Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan

Irn-Bru range

AG Barr profits sparkle as Irn Bru maker cuts sugar across its range Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Shares in the Irn-Bru maker fizzed 2.2% higher to 559.5p on the back of its results in the year to 28 January.

Brtivic's Robinsons Refresh'd

Britvic adds Robinsons Refresh’d to healthier drinks lineup Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

NPD comes after healthy options buoyed category in 2016, according to supplier’s new report

Moju

Moju secures first major supermarket listing in Waitrose Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Veggie juice start-up Moju has secured its first major supermarket listing as part of the food-to-go offering in Waitrose.

insight

Theresa May signs Article 50_single use

Folly or not, it’s done. But food & drink can get the best out of Brexit with a united front Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

There is little else for the food and drink industry to do but to try to make Brexit work in a positive and determined fashion

Tesco's Welwyn Garden City HQ

Edgy shareholders won’t scupper Tesco-Booker deal – but they can make it difficult Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Two high profile investors have written to the firm to try and block the deal, although the threat is miniscule, the supermarket giant could do without their intervention 

obesity fat bench unhealthy

MPs must eschew multibuys and head down the takeaway Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A Health Select Committee report calling for a clampdown on supermarket promotions is out of touch

Panel discussion at the Shoptalk conference

Get ready for the smart home revolution Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Smart home tech was all the rage at the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas this week 

Princess Anne_single use only

Princess Anne lines up a royal rumble with GM comments Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

It’s always fun when the Royal Family weighs in on matters of national importance



Grocer jobs Experts in FMCG

Arla Foods Limited Shopper Marketing Manager Opportunities

Shopper Marketing Manager Opportunities - Arla Foods Limited

Competitive salary and benefits package
Search jobs
Sign in

Newsletter Sign-up

Free

I wish to receive the following newsletters:

For Members

Become a Gold Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a Platinum Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a member of The Grocer

DIRECTORY

The+Grocer+Directory

CLICK HERE to search for the products, services and companies you need in the definitive guide to the UK food and drink industry.

FOLLOW THE GROCER