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Established for more than 125 years and read in more than 100 countries, Soft Drinks International reports on all aspects of the global, non-alcoholic beverage industry.

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Features in the November/December issue

Growing Your Natural Solutions

Colouring Foods are now recognised as the best option for both manufacturers and consumers, claims Diana.

A Beverage For Every Age

Beverages fortified with collagen peptides are perfect vehicles to deliver a variety of natural health benefits, according to Gelita.

Cannabis, Hemp & CBDs

New research, entrepreneurship, innovation and an understanding of the nutraceutical industry are creating a new plethora of legal cannabis-based health food and drink products, reports Dr John Wilkinson.

A Unique Marketplace

The soft drink demands of Japan’s 126 million people could best be described as unorthodox when compared to a global benchmark, reports Richard Corbett.

A Return To Growth

Soft drinks sales decreased by 1% in 2014 following a poor summer. However, forecasts this year indicate growth of between 1% and 2%, according to the Japan Soft Drinks Association.

Healthy Options Drive Growth

“The soft drinks market is not yet at a peak; we expect more growth,” commented Yoji Okoshi, when David Hayes visited Asahi Soft Drinks Co in Tokyo.

Flexibility Is Key

Being able to quickly and efficiently adapt production to meet changing demand has become essential in capitalising on the many opportunities, write Henri Attias and Christophe Delpech.

Smarter Beverage Processing

By taking processing load away from central control systems, Smart Sensors will deliver additional flexibility, reliability and throughput into automated systems, as well as reducing the costs, according to SICK.



Soft drinks sector boosts British economy

A new report from Oxford Economics shows that the soft drinks sector sustains over 340,000 jobs and contributes over £1…
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Arla to divest Rynkeby

The Nordic foods and drinks group Arla has launched a sales process to sell its Danish fruit juice subsidiary Rynkeby Foods A…
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BevTech Europe ´a success´

The 12th annual BevTech Europe, held in October has been heralded as a great success. It was hosted by SIG Combibloc, and t…
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KSA academy for Krones

Based on the sound belief that even the best equipment and technology can only operate to optimum effect and profitability wh…
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Lao plant completes ASEAN coverage

The first Coca-Cola bottling plant in the Lao PDR – often known as Laos – is now in full operation. It was establ…
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RC Cola gains momentum in Asia

Asian markets are proving a winner for Royal Crown Cola thanks to marketing initiatives and a rejuvenation of distribution ne…
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