10th October 2019 | The Savoy, London, WC2R 0EZ
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Deposit return scheme

The soft drinks sector recognises and fully supports the need to take action to reduce levels of plastic waste littering. In launching the Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS), the UK Government set out an ambition for the UK to be a world le...

Low-Calorie Sweeteners

Low-calorie sweeteners are among the most thoroughly researched ingredients worldwide Sweeteners have been approved by all leading health authorities around the world, as well as Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK Public Health England endorse...

Environment

The soft drinks and bottled water sectors have always taken recycling, littering and the environment very seriously. PET plastic bottles and cans used within the sector are 100% recyclable and it is important that consumers are encouraged t...

Advertising

Are adverts for products high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) targeted at children? Existing UK rules mean that ads for HFSS products cannot be targeted at children in any media and are among the strictest in the world. Children are protected...

Fruit Juice

Consumption of fruit juice in the UK equates to an average of 41ml per person per day; just 1% of the calories in the average British diet Fruit juice does contain naturally occurring sugar, but also provides essential nutrients inc...

Soft Drinks Industry Levy

As an industry we recognise we have a role to play in tackling obesity. Soft drink companies have been engaged in a range of calorie reduction initiatives for many years We have led the way in sugar reduction, down by 26.8% (from soft drinks) s...

Health and Wellbeing

Government figures confirm that soft drinks comprise only 3% of the average UK diet. [NDNS] Since 2014, sugar intake from soft drinks has fallen by 26.8% No- and low-calorie soft drinks accounted for 64% of sales in 2017. The causes of ob...

Energy Drinks

Energy drinks and their ingredients have been deemed safe by regulatory authorities around the world The UK energy drinks market introduced a voluntary Code of Practice agreeing not to market or promote products to under 16s There is no m...