First Denmark imposed a ‘fat tax’ on unhealthy foods, now researchers in the United States are pushing for a tax on sweetened drinks, which they say could save 26 000 lives per year.
The popularity of imported beers and cider is making it increasingly difficult for Australian brewers to stay afloat.
The issues at energy giant Orica’s Kooragang Island plant are having flow-on affects for the beverage manufacturing industry, with no CO2 being produced to make drinks fizz.
The great grandson of Jim Beam, the man who created the iconic drink, promised he would get the brand permanently inked on him if fans of the Facebook sites reached one million, and this week, they reached the target.
SABMiller, the company that recently acquired Foster’s has appointed a new chief executive for the brewer’s Australian operations.
Brewery workers at one of Australia’s most iconic brands, XXXX, will strike this Christmas over a management announcement that future bonuses will depend on “good behaviour.”
Regular Coke cans and bottles are already suggesting mates you should share your beverage with, and the lower calorie version of the drink is now singing its lifestyle benefits from the rooftops too.
A cellar fire in Queensland has destroyed $1 million worth of vintage wine, but the owners are optimistic about a recovery.
Can you feel that? That warmth, those smells, that happiness in the air?
Food Standards Australia has ruled that a chemical used in laxatives and toothpaste is safe for use in wine.
Capitalising on the success of its ‘Share a Coke” campaign, Coca-Cola has decided to add another 50 names to those printed on the sides of bottles, and extend the promotion until next year
A US researcher studying the correlation between adolescents drinking soft drinks and rates of obesity says they were shocked to find a correlation between the amount of soft drink a student drank and the likelihood they of engaging in violent behavior.
Australian wines are being passed off as local products in China, a wine judge has revealed.
A survey has confirmed what many Australians already knew: a large percentage of the population cannot socialise without alcohol.
A new report released by the Australian Food and Grocery Council predicts that food manufacturers face nosediving profits under the carbon tax.
Beverage giant Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) today officially opened two new “blowfill” lines at the company’s Thebarton production facility South Australia. The new plant promises a 20% reduction in the PET resin needed per bottle.
A ban on bottled water by the Victorian College of the Arts has been met with criticism from drink companies and praise from environmental groups.
Foster’s decision to sell to a foreign buyer was the result of a lack of innovation, according to Coca-Cola Amatil’s (CCA) chief executive.
The reasoning behind the first names printed on Coke bottles has been revealed; it’s just a bit of summer fun.
The location for Australia’s first drink canning manufacturing plant to be built in 20 years has been announced.