Tag Archives: beverages

Sugary drinks linked to premature death

Drinking sugary drinks, or sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), heightens the risk of premature death, according to new research from Harvard University. According to the study, led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the main cause of this premature death is from cardiovascular disease (CVD). To a lesser extent, …

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Coca-Cola acquires company behind Mojo Beverages

The Coca-Cola Company has acquired Organic & Raw Trading Co, the team behind Mojo Beverages. This is the first time Coca-Cola has acquired full ownership of a brand in the kombucha category. Terms were not disclosed. “In just over eight years, Organic & Raw has gone from selling Mojo at …

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New partnership to shake up Aussie drinks industry

GS1 Australia and the Drinks Association have announced a new strategic partnership. The partnership will drive industry-standards development and adoption to improve business and supply-chain efficiency in the drinks industry. “We’re delighted to be working with the Drinks Association for the benefit of members, many of whom have membership in …

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Rok rolling into town with Monde Nissin Australia

Rok Kombucha has teamed up with Monde Nissin Australia to roll out its product along independent East Coast grocery aisles. This August, Rok forged a new relationship with Monde Nissin Australia. It describes the distributor as “one of the country’s most innovative and dynamic for the grocery market”. Monde Nissin is …

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Coca-Cola launches 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign

Coca-Cola South Pacific has announced details of its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign, seeking to leverage the excitement that builds around the tournament to drive sales. Running from now until mid-July, the multi-million-dollar campaign is a TVC that encourages fans not to wait until the last minute to get a …

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Perkii teams up with Manassen Foods Australia

Perkii has announced a national distribution partnership with Australian retail cold-chain distribution company Manassen Foods Australia (MFA). As one of Australia’s leading independent grocery importers and distributors, MFA provides a one-stop-shop solution for brand owners, working with corporate retailers globally and servicing more than 5,000 retail outlets nationally. “Manassen is …

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Red Bull’s Coconut Edition cracks the market

Launched nationally in March 2018, The Coconut Edition from Red Bull is claimed to offer consumers the same functional benefits as Red Bull Energy Drink, with a new taste of coconut with a berry twist. The Coconut Edition from Red Bull is available in individual 250ml and in a take-home …

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