New study available from Business Insights shows the overall soft drink category is growing and gaining share from other categories including beer, hot drinks and wine. But traditional carbonated drinks are losing share to fruit juices and bottled waters. In response Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are dramatically modifying their portfolios and Cadbury Schweppes has divested their European soft drinks business.Source: Just-drinks.com
Work on the UK's first factory able to recycle HDPE resin from plastic milk bottles for re-use in food packaging could start within a year, according to a government-funded recycling agency.Source: Food Production Daily.com
This past May, the $34 billion food and beverage giant launched its Innovate With Kraft program, offering the public a venue to submit ideas for tasty new products, unique packaging ideas or innovative business processes or systems.