Soft & Hot Drinks

How can operators up their soft drink offer?

In association with Britvic

Premiumise for success on reopening

By The Morning Advertiser

With the hospitality sector starting the long slow process towards reopening their businesses this week, it’s time for operators to reassess their offer and think about premiumisation.

Soft sell: Some 59% of people state that they are now making decisions with more consideration of their health which has made a considerable impact on the soft drinks category

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How to get your business ready for reopening

By Adam Russell, director of leisure & licensed, Britvic

Britvic’s director of leisure & licensed, Adam Russell, gives his view on the impact Covid has had on the soft drinks category and how you can get ready for reopening this spring.

Dry run: 'This is not about giving up on alcohol and pubs but keeping them going and evolving for a future after Covid'

Opinion

‘Dry January not about giving up on pubs’

By Debbie Baisden, the Rayleigh Arms, Terling, Essex

The start of 2021 saw me take on the challenge of Dry January, to be totally honest it is not the first year I’ve completed this journey.

Best selling alcohol brands 2020

The Drinks List

The Drinks List – Top Brands to Stock in 2021

By Nicholas Robinson

Despite being closed for four months, facing strict curfews, tier systems and enduring a second national lockdown, drinks sales in the on-trade were strong when the sector was open.

Alcohol free drinks in the UK

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Lowdown: Top low and no alcohol drinks on the market

By Ed Bedington

The low and no category is one that has seen increased interest from consumers and rapid expansion from manufacturers in recent months, and with the ongoing political scene, it’s likely to see a further boost.

Refrigerated in lockdown: Coca Cola European Partners has said it took a new step to extend shelf life on drinks but the quality has not been impacted

Coca Cola extends shelf life on bag-in-box drinks

By Emily Hawkins

Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) has sought to reassure publicans it has sent out high-quality products despite changing the labels on some soft drinks deliveries to extend their best before date.

Prizes: Rewarding deserving pub heroes

Great British Pub Awards

Coca-Cola pledges £165k for GBPA winners

By Chris Lowe

Coca-Cola has created a special Community Pub Fund of £165,000 to be shared between this year’s 15 Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) Pub Heroes winners as a thank you for supporting communities during the coronavirus pandemic and to help give their businesses...

Support: CCEP's Rob Harris outlines the company's support plans for pubs

Coca-Cola pledges pub support in the months ahead

By Nicholas Robinson

The UK’s largest producer of soft drinks for the pub and bar sector Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has outlined its intentions to bolster its UK on-trade support including free stock for outlets, bigger wholesale offers, as well as operational support...

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