Both Australia and New Zealand have built a “strong self-contained” soft drinks industry, with specific product, brand and packaging preferences, according to research from global beverage market research...

A report just out of the US is highlighting a surge in the number of hospital emergency admissions involving energy drinks. The news is stirring up Australian discussions surrounding such beverages. In...

Australia’s leading consumer group CHOICE has put caffeine to the test across a range of products, finding that product labels do not give consumers “the full picture.” The CHOICE findings come at...

A new Dutch study has compared alcohol consumption alone against alcohol mixed with energy drinks and has purportedly found that alcohol and energy drink combinations decrease overall alcohol consumption...

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation into a brand of “energy shots,” reported to be linked to around 13 deaths and a total of 92 reports of illness in the United...

The Australian Beverages Council has rejected calls for “tighter regulation” on energy drinks in Australia, arguing that Australia is already one of the most heavily regulated markets in the world. CEO...

Red Bull’s recent release of fruity flavours in Australia is set to be followed by the US, with a release of cranberry, lime and blueberry flavoured energy drinks to be sold in the United States in early...

The global market for soft drinks is now worth $469 billion, with consumers spending more than ever on bottled refreshment, according to research released by market research company RTS Research in July...

The world’s largest beverage company, the Coca-Cola Company, has denied media reports that it has been in talks to acquire Monster Energy Corporation. Monster Beverage Corporation manufactures energy...

Caffeine toxicity from energy drink consumption is increasing in Australia, particularly among adolescents, according to new research published today in the Medical Journal of Australia. The scientists...