Coconut water the beverage to watch in Europe, research Recent efforts to promote coconut water as the natural and healthy soft drink of choice have already moved it into the mainstream in the US and manufacturers...

The world’s most valuable soft drinks brands, Canadean The value of the global soft drink market increased by less than 2 per cent in 2013 to US$937billion, but there are some key brands to watch, according...

PepsiCo has teamed up with food technology company to develop salt reduced substances that still taste salty Global beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into a research agreement with  US-based taste technology...

Companies in the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation have reduced calories sold in the US Sixteen leading food and beverage companies in the US sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the US in 2012 than...

A new trend for ‘mid-calorie’ products has appeared in the global carbonated drinks market, according to market research organisation Innova Market Insights. The new products, which Innova Market Insights...

US-based soft drink company SodaStream has challenged rival companies PepsiCo and Coca-Cola in its latest campaign, which features an advertisement banned from being aired at the Super Bowl. The SodaStream...

PepsiCo has this week launched its new Pepsi Special drink in Japan, containing dextrin, a fibre that distributor Suntory claims “reduces fat levels.” The soluble fibre absorbs water and promotes food...

A referendum vote on a proposition (“Proposition 37”) to make labelling of genetically modified food compulsory was defeated this week with 53 per cent of Californians voting against GM labelling. The...

The American Beverage Association, representing Coca Cola Co, PepsiCo Inc and Dr Pepper Snapple Co Inc has announced a roll-out of new vending machines that will display drink calories. The new machines...

Following a recent American FDA ruling on the description of ‘gluten free’ as 20 parts per million, more companies are jumping on the gluten free bandwagon. Known as Smiths in Australia, PepsiCo’s...