Creating soft drinks specially tailored to the tastes of children is one of the five trends proposed in the report

Britvic report pinpoints five soft drinks trends

By James Ridler

Five soft drinks trends, which could drive up to £2.6bn in total category sales this year, have been identified by the 2018 Britvic Soft Drinks Review, as part of the manufacturer’s ‘Drink Differently’ strategy.

Nestlé’s lines are available through a broader range of retail as well as foodservice channels across the UK

Nestlé surfs nitrogen-infused coffee wave

By James Ridler and Rod Addy

Nestlé has launched nitrogen-infused coffee products in the UK and Ireland, following Starbucks’ launch of its nitrogen-infused Nitro Cold Brew Coffee just over a year ago.

Waste reduction in focus at trade show

Anuga FoodTec preview

Waste reduction focus at Anuga

By Rick Pendrous

Waste reduction within the food and drink sector, through ‘upcycling’ strategies and innovative methods for the recovery of materials from by-products, will be the main focus of the Anuga FoodTec show, which takes place this week (20–23 March) in Cologne,...

Prewett's has launched a range of gluten-free cookies

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Prewett’s launches gluten-free cookies

By James Ridler

Gluten-free biscuit manufacturer Prewett’s has launched Mini’s Chunky Choc Chip Cookies, the second product in its new Mini’s range.

Packs of orange Smarties are to hit store shelves this Easter

Nestlé launches tubes of orange Smarties

By James Ridler

Orange Smarties are set to reappear in packs filled with the sweets this spring, following the success of Giant Tubes of the confection last autumn.

Young's Seafood and Diageo launched new products in the past week

Young’s Seafood and Diageo launch new products

By James Ridler

Premium breaded fish products from Young’s Seafood and a vegan variant of Diageo’s Baileys Irish Cream are two of the latest product launches by food and drink manufacturers in the past week.

Unilever plans to remove all plastic from its PG Tips tea bags

PG Tips’ first 100% biodegradable tea bag

By James Ridler

Unilever is to remove all traces of plastic from its PG Tips tea bags, as its moves to make all of its tea bags fully biodegradable by the end of this year.

Light colas are valued by Nielsen MAT at more than £900m annually

Coca-Cola launches low-sugar push

By Rod Addy

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is stepping up its innovation through four key brands, with the promise of more to come later in the year as it aims to demonstrate its healthy credentials.

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