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There is no evidence that food taxes have an effect on obesity

Gavin Partington, BSDA Director General, said;  “This was not an inquiry in the conventional meaning of...

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Staying on Shelf - Examining the commercial implications of the health debate 

Thursday, 25 February 2016, London W8

The sugar debate continues to rage in Parliament and the press but what does it mean for manufacturers of British food and drink?

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Industry Initiatives

Soft drink calories down by over 7%

Improving the dietary health of a nation is a shared responsibility and as an industry we are already demonstrating our support for positive initiatives that encourage and improve the choices ... 

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Training specific to the needs of the industry

We ensure that our training programme remains relevant to the needs and interests of our members. Many companies use our training initiatives as part of their learning and development programmes.  Discounted rates for BSDA members, saving up to 50% on the non-member fee...

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Facts & Figures

Read the latest Publications from the BSDA

including the 2015 UK Soft Drinks Report and the 2014 Sustainability Roadmap Report

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Assured Advice

Assured Advice is now available

The first Assured Advice from our Primary Authority partnership with Surrey Trading Standards is now more >

Energy Drinks

Did you know there is no more caffeine in most energy drinks than in a typical cup of coffee? 
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Sustainability Roadmap

The Soft Drinks Sustainability Roadmap

Opportunities for businesses in the soft drinks supply chain to enhance the sustainability of the sector and help secure its future more>

Fruit Juice

100% fruit juice provides essential vitamins and nutrients which is why it counts as one of your 5 a day.
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The British Soft Drinks Association is the national trade association representing the collective interests of producers and manufacturers of soft drinks including carbonated drinks, still and dilutable drinks, fruit juices and bottled waters.

BSDA relies on the input of its members small, medium and large.  Members’ views and concerns are the drivers behind the work we do. So if you want to influence the direction and policy of your industry body, stamping your mark on the legislation governing the future of your business join us now.

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British Soft Drinks Association’s Job Board where job seekers can find the best jobs in the soft drinks and related industries.

Candidates can browse current vacancies, post an anonymous CV or create new vacancy alerts. Employers can post a vacancy or browse the CV bank to find the ideal candidate.

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