Red Bull profits dip in Australia despite soaring global growth Global energy drinks company Red Bull has seen its profits in Australia drop for the third year in a row. Red Bull has battled to keep its...

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...

New Zealand-based beverage company Frucor, maker of V energy drink, has announced that its Managing Director, Mark Cowsill, will retire after 18 years with the company at the end of May 2011. Cowsill has...

Frucor Beverages today announced that Australasia’s most popular energy drink, ‘V’, will soon be available in Spain, thanks to a partnership with Frucor’s sister company, Orangina Schweppes. Frucor...

Coca-Cola Amatil’s Mother is now challenging V for top spot in the energy drink sector as Australia’s leading soft drink producer finally uses its distribution networks to capture a valuable...

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that exposure to taurine and d-glucuronolactone through regular consumption of energy drinks was not of safety concern. The research was conducted...

Groupe Danone has successfully completed the sale of its drinks subsidiary Frucor, based in New Zealand and Australia, to Japanese-based Suntory. The deal had been struck in October for an amount of over...

Japanese-based Suntory Limited has signed an agreement with Danone Asia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Groupe Danone, to purchase their beverage business Frucor. The sale was completed for an amount of over...

Frucor, Groupe Danone’s Australian and New Zealand beverage business, has reportedly drawn the attention of a number of trade suitors as private equity firms drop out of the bidding. Danone has not...

Red Devil, a premium energy drink amongst the top three in the energy category in the US and a number of European countries, is set to launch in Australia and New Zealand before the end of the year. The...