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These are all the posts that have been tagged with soft drinks.

Sweet smell of success?

News in this week is that sugar prices in the EU will remain low because of the abolition of production quotas, resulting in 19.5 million tonnes of sugar produced this year.

Round Up: Packaging

Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news.

Britvic launches levy labelling

Following the introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy, more commonly known as the sugar tax, Britvic has launched explanatory messaging on its shrink-wrapped pallets.

Q1 food and drink exports reach £5.2bn

The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that Q1 2018 exports of food and drink have grown by 5.5% to £5.2bn, from £5.0bn in Q1 2017.

Dairy UK comments on Childhood Obesity Plan

Following the publication of recommendations from the Commons Health and Social Care Committee on the forthcoming Childhood Obesity Plan, Dairy UK has issued the following statement.

Food industry’s efforts to cut sugar revealed

Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of progress on the government’s sugar reduction programme, measuring how far the food industry has gone towards reducing the sugar children consume through every day foods.

Beverage manufacturing businesses on the rise

According to data compiled by Swinton Business in its Industry Trends Report, the UK beverage manufacturing industry has seen substantial growth, with the overall number of registered businesses almost doubling in just seven years.