Beverages

Carbon dioxide is used to produce the bubbles in fizzy drinks and as a gas in modified atmosphere packaging

CO2 shortage ‘could happen again’

By Aidan Fortune

UK food industry experts have warned that last year’s CO2 shortage could easily happen again if the supply chain isn’t improved.

Left to right: Brian Holliday and Peter Nallen

Siemens to help malt firm slash costs

By Helen Gilbert

International brewing giant Boortmalt hopes to reduce its costs by up to 30% within the next 12 months after signing a productivity improvement and technology programme with Siemens Digital Industries.

Skinner's Brewery has secured supermarket listings in the south west of England

Skinner’s Brewery secures Tesco listing

By James Ridler

Cornish brewer Skinner’s has secured a deal with Tesco to supply its newest range to the retailer’s stores across the south-west of England.

New product launches by Coca-Cola and Unilever feature in this month's gallery

New product launches in food and drink

By James Ridler

From Coca-Cola energy drinks to Marmite peanut butter, we take a look at some of the latest developments and trends in the food and drink industry in this gallery of new product developments.

CCEP has listed on the London Stock Exchange

CCEP listed on London Stock Exchange

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), three and a half years after the merger to create the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.

AB InBev has rebranded as Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I in the UK

AB InBev rebrands in the UK

By James Ridler

Alcoholic drinks manufacturer AB InBev has changed the name of its UK business to Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I.

The SBcCo Group has secured a new manufacturing facility in North Yorkshire

Brewer secures new factory to boost exports

By James Ridler

Drinks producer The SBCo Group has completed a seven-figure deal to acquire a manufacturing facility in Cropton, North Yorkshire, in a bid to boost exports to China and Hong Kong.

David Jones and Michal Chalupka discuss Britvic's apprenticeship programme

Meet the apprentice: Britvic

By James Ridler

Britvic UK & Ireland is keen to develop its people, whether through formalised training or apprenticeship schemes, as the firm’s Michal Chalupka and David Jones explain.

Molson Coors claims to have invested more than £100m in the brewery since 2012

Burton brewery appears on Inside the Factory

By Noli Dinkovski

One of the UK’s biggest breweries gave TV viewers a novel glimpse into its beer-making capabilities earlier week when it appeared on BBC Two’s Inside the Factory series.

The Government has outlined the tariffs that will be applied should there be a no-deal Brexit situation

Tariff timeline slammed by food industry

By Aidan Fortune

Details of the tariffs that are to be applied to food and drink products in the event of a no-deal Brexit situation have been criticised by the industry.

Glass manufacturers are focusing on recycling over green production (Photo credit: I-O)

Glass firms eye major recycling boost

By Paul Gander

Market forces are incentivising glass manufacturers to prioritise recycling rates over greener glass production, an industry body has claimed.