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Metal cans on the rise in packaged water market

    Metal cans on the rise in packaged water market

Metal cans achieved the highest volume growth of any packaging material in the packaged water category, according to Canadean’s latest soft drinks research. Despite their negligible share, metal cans managed

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AG Barr Announces New Board Member

    AG Barr Announces New Board Member

John Nicolson is to become as independent non-executive director of AG Barr, the UK branded soft drinks group. He replaces Jonathan Warburton, who has stepped down from the board, to

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Cost of Britvic Product Recall Increases

    Cost of Britvic Product Recall Increases

Britvic’s recall of all Robinsons Fruit Shoot and Fruit Shoot Hydro packs featuring the new design cap is now expected to adversely impact on group profit before tax by between

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Solid Interim Performance by Britvic

    Solid Interim Performance by Britvic

Britvic, the UK-based soft drinks group, has increased revenue by 1.7% to £641.1 million for the 28 weeks ended 15 April 2012 but EBITA declined 6.9% to £41.9 million and

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UK Soft Drinks Industry Exhibits Solid Growth

    UK Soft Drinks Industry Exhibits Solid Growth

The soft drinks industry grew in value by 5.1% in 2011 to more than £14.5 billion, according to the 2012 UK Soft Drinks Report. Published by the British Soft Drinks

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UK’s First Soft Drink With Stevia

    UK’s First Soft Drink With Stevia

PepsiCo UK and Britvic plan to launch zero-sugar SoBe V Water in the UK later this month. The SoBe V Water innovation means PepsiCo and Britvic are the first soft

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Strong Financial Performance By AG Barr

    Strong Financial Performance By AG Barr

Despite the challenging trading environment, AG Barr has increased revenue and volume ahead of the UK soft drinks market to produce a strong profit performance. Turnover increased by 6.6% to

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Another Record Year For Nichols

    Another Record Year For Nichols

Driven by its strong brands and international business, UK soft drinks company Nichols increased sales by 18% to £98.9 million in 2011 and profit before tax by 20% to £18.1

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AG Barr Planning £40 Million Facility in England

    AG Barr Planning £40 Million Facility in England

Scottish soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr is reported to be planning to extend its presence still further south of the border by building a new £40 million bottling and distribution

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Solid Performance by Britvic

    Solid Performance by Britvic

Buoyed by volume and sales growth in Great Britain, France and its other international markets except Ireland, Britvic sold 2.1 billion litres of soft drinks in the 52 weeks ended

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Poor Weather Restricts AG Barr

    Poor Weather Restricts AG Barr

The poor summer weather has impacted upon the financial performance of UK soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr in the first six months ended July 30th 2011. Driven by the company’s

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Another Strong Performance by Nichols

    Another Strong Performance by Nichols

UK soft drinks group Nichols has increased profit before tax by 20.4% to £7.2m and sales by 14.4% to £50.5m for the first half ended June 30th 2011. Volumes in

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PepsiCo Launches European Search for Emerging Communications and Technology Companies

    PepsiCo Launches European Search for Emerging Communications and Technology Companies

PepsiCo has announced an open call for digital entrepreneurs across Europe to apply to take part in ‘PepsiCo10’, an innovation incubator program designed to discover and support emerging technology companies

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Another Strong Performance by AG Barr

    Another Strong Performance by AG Barr

UK soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr has increased pre-tax profit, excluding exceptional items, by 13.3% to £31.6m for the twelve months to January 29th 2011 and turnover by 10.4% to

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Storm Brewing For UK Tea Industry

    Storm Brewing For UK Tea Industry

Latest research from Mintel finds that while 88% of British consumers aged over 65 drink tea, penetration drops to 73% for younger (15-34 year-old) adults. With ever increasing competition in

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Another Successful Year For Nichols

    Another Successful Year For Nichols

UK-based soft drinks group Nichols increased profit before tax (pre-exceptional) by 23% to £15.1m on sales up 16% to £83.9m for the year ended December 31st 2010. Nichols’ brand portfolio

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Refresco Acquires Spumador to Strengthen European Leadership

    Refresco Acquires Spumador to Strengthen European Leadership

Netherlands-based Refresco Group is acquiring Spumador, the largest producer of private label carbonated soft drinks and mineral water in Italy from private equity firm Trilantic Capital Partners for an undisclosed

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Irish Business Puts Britvic in the Red

    Irish Business Puts Britvic in the Red

Continued market share gains in Great Britain, a successful innovation programme and further expansion into continental Europe, were behind an 18.1% increase in operating profit (EBIT) before exceptional and other

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PepsiCo Plans to Revolutionise its Farming with New i-crop Technology

    PepsiCo Plans to Revolutionise its Farming with New i-crop Technology

PepsiCo plans to roll-out globally its new i-crop farming technology that will enable the soft drinks and snacks group’s farmers around the world to monitor, manage and reduce their water

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Positive First Half Performance by AG Barr

    Positive First Half Performance by AG Barr

British soft drinks group AG Barr has increased turnover by 13.9% to £119.2m in the first half ended July 31st last, as its core brands Irn-Bru, Rubicon and Barr all

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Coca-Cola Enterprises Sees Solid Growth Opportunities in Western Europe

    Coca-Cola Enterprises Sees Solid Growth Opportunities in Western Europe

Coca-Cola Enterprises, the world’s largest bottler of Coca-Cola products which will soon be focused purely on some of the largest but also most mature soft drinks markets in Western Europe,

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Refresco to Acquire Soft Drinks International

    Refresco to Acquire Soft Drinks International

Netherlands-based Refresco, Europe’s leading manufacturer of private label soft drinks and fruit juices, is to acquire Soft Drinks International, a German producer of soft drinks and water, for an undisclosed

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Nichols Outperforms UK Soft Drinks Market

  Nichols Outperforms UK Soft Drinks Market

Nichols, the soft drinks group, has increased profit before tax by 39% to £6.0m on sales ahead by 17.8% to

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Refresco Opens New Canning Line in Spain

  Refresco Opens New Canning Line in Spain

Refresco Iberia has installed a new line for cans at its production plant in Marcilla, in the north of Spain.

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Cott Extends Private Label Beverages Leadership With $500m Acquisition

Cott Corporation, the world’s largest retailer brand soft drinks company, is acquiring Cliffstar Corporation, the leading private label manufacturer of

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UK Concern Over the Effects of Soft Drinks Advertising on Children

A YouGov SixthSense report into the UK drinks market has shown that 1 in 4 adults believe fizzy drinks contribute

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AG Barr Sparkles as it Breaks £200 Million Sales Barrier

Having broken through the £200 million sales barrier and lifted profits by 20% while significantly outperforming the UK soft drinks

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