Packaged food and soft drinks account for half daily calories in Western countries Globally, consumers buy 1.5 trillion calories a day, with the average global consumer purchasing 765 calories each day...

Global soft drinks market grows as key markets bounce back, Euromonitor Global soft drinks volumes expanded just over three percent in 2014, while value sales grew by more than six percent to reach US...

Caffeine linked to increased soft drink consumption, but industry says Deakin study is ‘flawed’ A study that links caffeine with increased consumption of soft drinks is ‘flawed’, according to the...

Buderim Ginger launches new ginger beer Australian ginger growing and processing company Buderim Ginger has launched a new 250mL slimline can of boutique non-alcoholic ginger beer. Buderim Ginger markets...

‘Natural’ soda syrup launched in Australia for food service Australian beverage company Soda Press Co has launched a range of soda flavour syrups in Australia, which it says are “made from natural...

Coca-Cola Company and SAB Miller to merge beverage businesses in Africa Global beverage giant The Coca-Cola Company has made a deal with South African multinational brewing and beverage company SABMiller...

Coca-Cola celebrates its new small can by adding a splash of colour Global beverage giant Coca-Cola has launched a limited edition range of 250ml cans of different colours to celebrate the arrival of the...

Fairfax Media claims supermarket growth focus on ‘Junk’ food and cigarettes – confidential data leaked Fairfax Media’s  Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age over the weekend have published...

VitalZing launches drinks range in Australia New Zealand-based beverage manufacturer VitalZing has launched a new range of drinks in Australia. VitalZing said its “genuinely healthy enhanced waters”...

Coca-Cola Amatil announces results of strategic review Australian food and beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has presented the results of its strategic review to investors. The strategic review,...