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Soft drinks manufacturers have responded to demands from Public Health England (PHE) to strip sugar out of their products, in a bid to battle childhood tooth decay.
Food and beverage giant PepsiCo has joined other leading food and drink firms in praising the UK’s first food engineering degree, which begins today (September 29) at Sheffield Hallam University.
The Ryder Cup provided a “perfect platform” to showcase Scotland’s food and drink to more than 45,000 visitors from 75 countries on each day of the three-day golf tournament between...
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has appointed Tim Page as its new ceo, effective November 1 2014.
A Scottish haulage firm has been fined £8,000, after a falling bourbon barrel fractured the skull of one its staff, in what a neurologist warned could easily have proved a fatal accident....
The food and drink industry has seven representatives on Fortune’s list of the 50 most powerful women in business 2014.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an online beer advert for misleading consumers over its alcohol content and placing “undue emphasis on the alcoholic strength” of the product.
AG Barr’s Strathmore Water brand proved a powerhouse of growth for the maker of soft drinks brands including Irn-Bru, Rockstar and Rubicon in the first half of its financial year....
Food and non-alcoholic drink exports climbed by 4.8% to reach £6.5bn in the first half of this year but Scotch exports sank by 11% to £1.77bn over the same period.
The Scottish Whisky Association (SWA) has welcomed the “stability” brought by the vote for Scotland to stay in the UK.
An internet smoothie ad has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for misleadingly exaggerating the amount of fruit portions it contained.
Excessive drinking among Britain’s over 65 year-olds is growing and becoming an area of increasing concern, new statistics from Mintel have indicated.
The sports and energy drink market has grown from £1bn in 2009 to £1.5bn in 2014 as tired consumers look to these products to beat fatigue, according to a report by Mintel.
New and growing distillers could draw on a £10M fund to help their businesses grow, thanks to an initiative backed by spirits giant Diageo.
British Sugar owner AB Sugar is fighting back against anti-sugar campaigners with the launch of a campaign informing people about sugar’s role in a healthy balanced diet.
Thousands of Scots will vote for or against Scottish independence this Thursday (September 18), but how do some of the UK’s biggest food and drink firms think independence will affect...
The UK saw 170 breweries spring up in the past 12 months, a figure driven by small independent brewers, according to the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA’s) Good Beer Guide 2015.
What is being claimed as the most northerly gin distillery on mainland Britain was commissioned last month, following the installation of a new still - christened ‘Elizabeth’ - in the...
Premium spirits business and independent Scottish family distiller William Grant & Sons has acquired the Drambuie Liqueur Company, which owns the Drambuie whisky liqueur brand.
‘Friends’ actress Jennifer Aniston will lead Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) UK launch campaign for its premium bottled water Glacéau Smartwater.
A company promoting healthy teas has been slammed by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after falling foul of the EU's nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR).
Juiceburst has launched a new range of School Food Standards- compliant juice drinks for children.
Concerns over food safety have forced 10 food and drink businesses to recall batches of their products to prevent harm to their customers, since May 2014.
Scottish whisky sent into space three years ago to discover how gravity affects the maturing process will return to earth in 11 days, on September 12, according to its distiller.
An Estrella beer advert was slammed by the Youth Alcohol Advertising Council (YAAC) for encouraging irresponsible drinking among young people and linking alcohol to sex.