Birch water start-up TAPPED is expanding its business in the UK with the support of PepsiCo’s innovation programme, the Nutrition Greenhouse. TAPPED founder Paul Lederer speaks to us about how he plans to drive the company – and category – forward.
As people aim to reduce their alcohol consumption, almost half of UK consumers are planning to buy more soft drinks this Christmas, according to Britvic, which is advising operators to prepare for a boom in soft drinks.
Sugar industry body CEDUS Le Sucre has attacked what it described as “unacceptable” and “damaging” moves from the French government to “scapegoat” the sugar industry as legislators put in place moves to amend the country’s sugar tax.
A levy on sugar-sweetened drinks in Jamie’s Italian restaurants in the UK is likely to have contributed to a ‘significant decline in SSB sales’, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
Swiss tech firm Ambrosus is bringing Blockchain technology to the food industry, making it accessible to small start-ups and billion-euro brands alike. "This technology is here to stay - the pioneers who adopt it first will have the competitive advantage,"...