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GST will ‘make food cheaper’, but drinks firms brace for price rises

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Most food items will be cheaper with the introduction of GST on July 1, according to Harsimrat Kaur Badal, though drinks manufacturers are looking at increases of up to 10% on their products.

Health and wellness products are driving the non-alcoholic beverage market in the UK. Pic:iStock/tezzstock

Winners and losers in non-alcoholic drinks: Mintel

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Fall of soft drinks give rise to energy and sports drinks, says Packaged Facts

The Coors Light Summer Certified cans. Picture: Coors Light.

Coors Light beer cans ‘come to life’ when exposed to sunlight

AquaBall updated its packaging to a less spherical shape for easier use and drinkability, the company said.

AquaBall distribution gains fuel True Drinks Q1 growth

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“Frutarom in a cup”: Firm showcases functional drink solutions as acquisition integration begins

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PepsiCo pledges less sugar, sodium in global product portfolio by 2025

LaCroix fills missing distribution gap with Hudson News Distributors

LaCroix fills missing distribution gap with Hudson News Distributors

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Crown greenfield facility. Picture: Crown.

Crown opens greenfield plant in New York

Last month the UK’s sugar tax on soft drinks was passed by parliament, and many European countries are watching developments closely as they mull over similar approaches to tackle obesity. ©iStock/SIPhotography

Sugar tax confusion could hit sales of confectionery, biscuits and cakes

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