All Soft drinks articles – Page 8

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    Product news: Capri-Sun campaign to promote ’less sugar’ message

    2018-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a new Capri-Sun advertising campaign to raise awareness that Capri-Sun original now contains 50% less sugar while still maintaining its iconic great taste and containing nothing artificial. A content-driven partnership with Jungle Creations, a media company on Facebook, will also run alongside the advertising ...

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    Product news: Overhaul for 7Up Free range

    2018-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Britvic and 7UP has announced a visual overhaul of the 7UP Free range which is rolling out into stores now, just ahead of its ‘Feel Good to be Free’ marketing campaign which is launching mid-June. Comprising TV, out of home and digital activity, which will be going live across all ...

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    product news: Red Bull targets organic demand

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Red Bull is aiming to tap into consumer demand for organically certified food and drink products with the launch of its new soft drinks range. Organically certified Organics by Red Bull is a collection of four flavoured soft beverages that are free from artificial flavours, colours, preservatives and additives. Launched ...

  • ACS gives evidence to inquiry into children and energy drinks
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    ACS gives evidence to inquiry into children and energy drinks

    2018-06-13T00:00:00Z

    The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has given evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, which is currently holding an inquiry into the impact of energy drinks on children’s health. As part of the inquiry, the committee is looking at what current action is being taken on ...

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    product news: Boost Drinks launches on-pack promotion

    2018-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Boost Drinks is launching a new on-pack promotion across its bestselling 250ml Original Energy price-marked pack (PMP) variant. During the key summer selling season Boost will be aiming to draw more consumers to the shelf and increase sales among existing ones with an eye-catching, on-pack consumer competition. The promotion will ...

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    product news: Lucozade Energy delivers sampling activity

    2018-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Lucozade Energy is delivering what it describes as its biggest ever sampling activity across the UK this year as part of its wide-reaching Energy Beats Everything campaign. Lucozade Energy is handing out vouchers as part of the sampling campaign, giving consumers 50p coupons to be redeemed on any Lucozade Energy ...

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    product news: Vimto campaign aims to reposition brand

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    A new ‘I See Vimto in You’ campaign is aiming to reposition the soft drinks brand with its target audience of 15-19 year olds. The advert is designed to taps into the teen desire to be themselves in a world of constraints, and its anti-advertising approach even suggests viewers ...

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    product news: J₂O introduces new brand ambassador

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Britvic’s adult soft drink J₂O is aiming to help consumers find their social mojo in its latest, £3m campaign, with the help of its new brand ambassador – a cockney alpaca named Mojo. As the new, friendly face of J₂O and J₂O Spritz, Mojo will feature at the heart ...

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    Retailer view

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    Ziheed and his brother Idris won the Best Soft Drinks prize at the Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards 2017. Ziheed says: "You would not believe how many soft drinks we sell. When we entered the awards last year it was 4-500 units a day but now it’s well over ...

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    latest lines

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    Cawston Press has just announced listings in 300 BP forecourts. Earlier this year, the soft drinks company said it would only use pressed fruit juice to sweeten its drinks, despite fruit prices ’skyrocketing’ by 60%. Müller is targeting additional consumption occasions with the launch of 900ml bottles of FRijj, after ...

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    Understanding the new soft drinks Sugar Levy

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    The ’sugar tax’ on soft drinks is in force but although retailers are being charged more for sugary drinks, not all of them are passing on the tax to their customers. According to Britvic, if you sell 200 x 500ml bottles of full-rate levy products per week, the increased cost ...

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    Drinking up... and up

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    The figures are in and, if this was a school report card, the forecourt sector would be getting 10/10 for effort when it comes to selling soft drinks. First up, a bit of perspective. According to Britvic’s Soft Drinks Review 2017, the total value of soft drinks sales across the ...

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    Drink Differently

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    Britvic’s new category vision Drink Differently reveals a £2.6bn soft drinks sales opportunity over the next five years. The company believes this sales growth can be achieved by "adapting to the evolving consumer landscape and ensuring soft drinks remain relevant to all consumers and all occasions, across ...

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    Deposit scheme

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    A bottle and can deposit scheme in England to help boost recycling and cut down on rubbish is currently being considered by the government. It is expected to cover single-use glass and plastic bottles as well as steel and aluminium cans. Scotland has already announced plans for such a scheme ...

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    Water buddies

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Waters is adding emoji bottles to its Nestlé Pure Life range, to inspire children to drink more water. They can now choose their favourite ’water buddy’

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    Drinks with benefits

    2018-05-23T00:00:00Z

    New Radnor Plus Energy gives you around the same kick as a cup of coffee but with the added advantage of refreshing hydration. Drinks contain natural guarana and ginseng extracts which help restore well-being and when blended together create a natural caffeine kick to support energy levels. Meanwhile, Radnor Plus ...

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    product news: Rubicon takes to the streets

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Barr Soft Drinks is launching Rubicon Street Drinks, which features four flavours inspired by street drinks from some of the world’s hottest places. Launching in 330ml cans, Rubicon Street Drinks each contain still fruit juice with natural flavours and herbs. Sharbat features the traditional Turkish flavour combination of ...

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    product news: Red Star Brands wins leading forecourt listings

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Red Star Brands has won new listings in two of the UK’s leading forecourts. Two of its ‘better for you’ beverage brands will be rolled out into more than 200 BP garages. There will be five flavours of Sparkling Ice on its shelves, as well as six flavours of ...

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    product news: Nestlé Waters extends Sanpellegrino brand

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé Waters’ Sanpellegrino brand is launching an organic sparkling flavoured tea range, Sanpellegrino + Tea. The new organic range is intended to cater to the continued growth of shoppers seeking out a low- or no-sugar option and trading up to a more premium soft drinks choice. Barbara D’Amico, international brands ...

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    product news: Zingers Connect with drivers

    2018-05-04T00:00:00Z

    BP Connect forecourts is now offering weary drivers a quick and natural pick-me-up, as it stocks the Zinger shots range. Zingers are tiny spiced drinks (7cl) made with 100% natural ingredients – promoted as an alternative to caffeine and sugar loaded energy drinks. The high spicing of Zingers is ...