Tag Archives: beverages

Beverage formats go big on eBay

Softdrinks and water multipacks, and water filters, lead beverage sales on eBay, according to ShelfTrend. Cold and ambient beverages present a varied picture on eBay. On the one hand, the number of listings isn’t huge compared with, say, baby. Even in the biggest beverages subcategory, soft drinks, there were around …

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Mengniu Dairy to buy Lion Dairy & Drinks

Lion Dairy & Drinks has been sold to China Mengniu Dairy Company for $600 million. This sale includes all white milk, milk-based beverages, yoghurt, juice and water ice brands and assets. It also includes Dairy & Drinks’ international business, its share of joint ventures Vitasoy Australia Products and Capitol Chilled …

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Perkii joins forces with SLSA

University of Queensland probiotic drink, Perkii, has announced a partnership with Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA). According to Perkii CEO Matt Kowal, SLSA’s drive to save, create and build better Australian lives mirrors his company’s values of innovation, health and inclusiveness. “As an Australian start-up focused on improved health outcomes, …

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Bickford’s unveils new production line

Bickford’s Australia has unveiled its new world-class, high-speed production line housed at its facility at Salisbury South, South Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Steven Marshall visited the site during the week to officially open the European manufactured production line. The $20 million project has been three years in …

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Remedy introduces Tepache to Australia

Remedy Tepache is the latest beverage from kombucha brand, Remedy. Described as “refreshingly real and radically revitalising” with no sugar naturally, Remedy Tepache (te-par-chey) is a live cultured sparkling drink rooted in old school Mexican fermenting traditions pairing tangy pineapple with spicy cinnamon. Remedy co-founders Sarah and Emmet Condon first …

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Energise your offering with Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Energy, the first energy drink launched under the Coca-Cola brand, arrives in Australia this month following launches in markets such as Spain, Hungary and the UK. Aimed at young adults (18-39), Coca-Cola Energy features ingredients including caffeine and guarana, and is available in sugar and no sugar options. “Coca-Cola …

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Disruption Podcast: Drew Bilbe, ‘Taking the right risks’

Superior Sales Consulting’s Disruption Podcast series shares the stories behind some of the biggest disruptors in FMCG. Retail World has compiled highlights from Episode 8, ‘Taking the Right Risks’, which interviews Nexba co-founder and CEO, Drew Bilbe. To start, can you talk us through your and co-founder Troy Douglas’ backstory? We have a unique …

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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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