A new testing system could prevent coffee bean fraud

New coffee testing method to deter fraudsters

By James Ridler

A new method of detecting Arabica coffee that has been tainted by lower-quality Robusta beans has been developed by food science training centre The Quadram Institute.

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has invested £1.3m into refurbishing its Milton Keynes headquarters

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland invests £1.3m in HQ

By James Ridler

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has invested £1.3m into refurbishing its Milton Keynes headquarters, as part of a raft of upgrades and improvements across the business.

Britvic will now launch Aqua Libra nationwide

Britvic rolls outs flavoured water range

By James Ridler

Britvic has launched a nationwide rollout of its range of fruit-flavoured, lower-sugar sparkling waters, as it continues to target health-conscious consumers

The impact of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy may have far reaching consequences

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Sugar tax fallout: is the industry ready?

By Aidan Fortune

With the Soft Drinks Industry Levy coming into effect today, manufacturers have been forced to either reformulate their products or face paying tax on drinks with a higher sugar content.

Innovation and partnerships have helped AG Barr shrug off the pressure of Brexit

AG Barr grows profits through innovation, partnerships

By James Ridler

Drinks manufacturer AG Barr has shrugged off the effects of Brexit to boost profits and sales over the past financial year, driven by innovation, building partnerships and the success of its Irn Bru brand.

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