Australian soft drink sales are expected to decline once again in 2017. According to research agency, Mintel, by the end of 2017, the total volume sales of Australia’s carbonated soft drink category...

Beverage bottler, Coca-Cola Amatil, says it will pass on the costs of the NSW Container Deposit Scheme to its customers. The NSW Container Deposit Scheme requires beverage producers to refund customers...

Disadvantaged groups would not be unfairly punished if a sugar tax was applied to drinks sold in Australia says a new study by Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre. Deakin researchers found that...

Australian soft drinks have higher levels of glucose sugar than US soft drinks a study has found. According to research conducted by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, four studied Australian soft...

Coca-Cola Amatil has been hit hard by competition and changing consumer trends, announcing that its profit for the first half of 2017 will decline. CCA is the bottler of the full range of drink brands...

Domino’s has partnered with Australian start-up, Nexba, to start selling a new sugar-free, “all natural” soft drink range in its stores. Domino’s said the drinks, called Next Gen, are part of Domino’s...

Coca-Cola South Pacific has launched a new “low sugar” Coke option: ‘Coca-Cola with Stevia’. Coca-Cola with Stevia has half the sugar of Coca-Cola Classic, and follows on from ‘Coke Life’ which...

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has signed the Alcohol Beverages Responsible Alcohol Marketing Code (ABAC). The ABAC is a code designed to regulate alcohol advertising and marketing within Australia. It is operated...

The French government has banned food service providers from offering free soft drink refills. The ban affects all restaurants and fast food outlets, along with schools and camps. Alongside sugary soft...

Researchers at the Imperial College London have criticised the switch from sugar beverages to artificially sweetened beverages. Their commentary article published online by PLOS Medicine Journal on 3 January...