Soft & Hot Drinks

Brand development: Coke has spawned a plethora of brands across the globe

How Coca-cola plans to paint the world red

By Nicholas Robinson

When you hear the words ‘holidays are coming’ on TV, you know exactly what the advert is without looking and that Coca-Cola is driving that big red rig. Here is how the soft drinks behemoth is looking to the future.

Alcohol-free spirit: Stryyk launches Not Vodka

Alcohol-free vodka launched by Stryyk

By Nicholas Robinson

Alcohol-free spirit brand Stryyk has added a third variant to its portfolio, which now consists of Not Rum, Not Gin and new addition Not Vodka.

Tops: The biggest-selling brands in the UK on-trade

The Drinks List: Top Brands to Stock 2019

By Nicholas Robinson

With so much conflicting research in the market and varying opinions from analysts, The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List 2019 reveals exactly what is going on with sales at the bar.

Global differences: some of the Coca-Cola brands available outside the UK

Coca-Cola brands and flavours you haven't seen

By Nicholas Robinson

From the bizarre to the delicious, over its 130-plus years of existence Coca-Cola has racked up a considerable portfolio of flavours and brands, the majority of which aren’t available in the UK. However, The Morning Advertiser recently had privileged...

Variety of options: operators can benefit from stocking multiple milk alternatives

Which milk alternatives should pubs stock?

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs should increase their range of milk alternatives so they can cater to people looking for indulgent options as well as functional, a new report recommends.

Evolution: Coca-Cola looks to new variants

New Coca-Cola Plus Coffee could be ripe for UK extension

By Nicholas Robinson

A newly launched coffee variant of Coca-Cola in nine other countries around the world could be rolled out to more, including the UK, soon as the Coca-Cola Company looks to seed it in 50 markets by next year.

Next big thing? Real Kombucha founder David Begg talks about fermented tea drink kombucha

Kombucha, a pub staple?

By Emily Hawkins

A different, softer type of fermented drink could be set to take UK pubs by storm as chains large and small explore the potential of Kombucha.

Hard pressed: leading operators see a world of soft drink innovations

In association with Lucozade Ribena Suntory

How is the on-trade innovating with soft drinks?

By Nicholas Robinson

Many are spurning the opportunity to go to the pub and, when they do go, they may not want alcohol. Are there any viable soft drink alternatives? Leading pub operators found out

Health-conscious consumers: Greene King pubs in London will start selling the fermented drink kombucha

Greene King pubs to stock kombucha

By Emily Hawkins

Greene King pubs in the capital are to begin selling the fermented drink kombucha, which is believed to have health benefits.

Sober spaces: there is a growing market for venues offering late night drinks in a zero-alcohol environment

Are sober bars growing in popularity?

By Emily Hawkins

Although many licensed venues have upped their game and stock more zero- and low-alcohol drinks, some customers want an alcohol-free environment too.