J2O maker Britvic reported a profit rise of 10.3% in its full-year trading update

Sweet results for Britvic focusing on low sugar drinks

By Matt Atherton

Soft drinks firm Britvic reported a 10.1% rise in annual sales revenue to £1.43bn, boosted by growth in its no and low sugar drinks, as the manufacturer strived to reduce sugar content before the sugar tax is introduced in April 2018.

Coca-Cola UK & Ireland boss Jon Woods called for the sugar tax to be scrapped

Sugar tax should be scrapped: Coca-Cola UK boss

By James Ridler

The UK sugar levy should be scrapped, so that more can be done to help businesses cope with the transition to life after Brexit, according to Coca-Cola UK’s boss.

A worker suffered chemical burns at Princes' site in Bradford

Princes fined £13k over chemical burns

By Alice Foster

Food and drink manufacturer Princes has been fined £13,000 after a worker suffered chemical burns to his arms and face, leaving him temporarily blinded.

CCE has recognised Brammer's commitment to energy-saving

Brammer wins CCE sustainable supplier award

Commitment to driving efficiencies and uncovering energy-saving opportunities has secured a Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) supplier award for Brammer, for its industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services.

Action on Sugar revealed 88% of soft drink cans exceed recommended daily intake

Soft drink manufacturers urged to slash sugar levels

By Alice Foster

Soft drink manufacturers worldwide have again been urged to set sugar reduction targets, while the advertising regulator plans to consult on new rules for non-broadcast adverts targeted at children.

Coca-Cola Company is looking to simplify through mergers

CCE ‘in multi-billion pound merger talks’

By Nicholas Robinson

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has refused to confirm or deny whether it is in a three-way multi-billion pound discussion to combine its operations with two other European Coca-Cola bottling firms.

Coca-Cola Enterprises triumphed in the hotly contested Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year category

Food manufacturing awards

Coca-Cola Enterprises wins manufacturing Oscar

By Michael Stones

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has won the coveted Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs), at the London Park Lane Hilton in a glittering award ceremony last week (November 20).

Princes started work at its Bradford site in 2012

Princes completes £40M Bradford redevelopment

By Nicholas Robinson

Princes food and drink group has completed a £40M redevelopment project at its Bradford-based soft drinks factory to increase capacity and improve its production capabilities, after work began in Autumn 2012.


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