A recent broadcast by Australia’s public broadcaster ABC Radio National has led to accusations and counter-accusations of bias for and against the sugar industry. On Sunday 9 February 2014, the ABC radio...

Asia’s rising stars challenging soft drinks leaders The three largest global soft drinks brands continue to be Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and Sprite, but Chinese brand Kangshifu (Tingyi Holding Corp) is not...

Caffeine may help long-term memory Whether it’s a mug full of coffee, a cup of hot tea, or a can of soft drink, consuming caffeine is the energy boost of choice for millions who want to wake up or stay...

Sugar and sweetener consumption are changing across many markets globally, driven by governmental taxations, health concerns and a shift in consumer sentiment, according to global market research organisation...

German beverage manufacturer Bionade has launched its range of certified organic fermented soft drinks in Australia. Created by a Bavarian beer brewer named Dieter Leipold, the Bionade (pronounced Bee-oh-nah-deh)...

New Zealand-based family-owned beverage manufacturer Teza Drinks has launched its range of iced teas, Teza Teas, in Australia. Teza Drinks said the range is “100 per cent natural and organic” and “feature...

With sharp declines among the under 35s over the last five years, middle-aged Australians aged 35 to 49 years are now the group most likely to have soft drink in an average week, according to the latest...

A 20 per cent tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would reduce the number of UK adults who are obese by 180,000 (1.3 per cent) and who are overweight by 285,000 (0.9 per cent), according to a study published...

Carbonation, an essential component of popular soft drinks, alters the way the brain perceives sweetness and makes it difficult for the brain to determine the difference between sugar and artificial sweeteners,...

Coffee and tea are still the main source of caffeine for Australians, according to a survey undertaken by beverage industry representative body the Australian Beverages Council. The Galaxy Poll, finalised...