Soft & Hot Drinks

Low and no wine: sales of alcohol-free wine are looking up

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Non-alcoholic wine is on the up

By Robert Mann

As with every other category, wine is growing the number of low and no-alcohol variants out there. Here we take a look at how the category is doing and what products are on the market.

Apples: low and no alcohol cider

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What’s new in alcohol-free cider

By Nikkie Sutton

With the trend of consumers drinking low and no-alcohol products not going away any time soon, according to a survey from the Portman Group, operators shouldn’t forget about booze-free cider options for their guests.

Free-from: alcohol-free beer is booming

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BrewDog champions non-alcoholic beer

By James Beeson

With a growing interest in flavour, and a range of styles now available across the marketplace, low-alcohol beer options can no longer afford to be just an afterthought.

Cocktails: alcohol-free cocktails

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The latest trends in alcohol-free cocktails

By Michelle Perrett

Whether it’s a Mojito or a Sex on the Beach, customers love a cocktail. But the move towards drinking less alcohol, combined with people wanting a healthier lifestyle, has led to a revolution for the alcohol sector.

That's the: spirits with low or no alcohol are rising in demand

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Alcohol-free spirits are on the rise – here’s why

By Nicholas Robinson

As many newcomers venture to the alcohol-free spirit and ready-to-drink market, Diageo’s Seedlip is just one brand that is taking the world by storm.

Crafty: the rise of the craft soft drinks

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What is a craft soft drink?

By Andrew Don

Getting crafty with softs has opened up a £250m opportunity as publicans start to feel the love for alternatives.

Water everywhere: how to make a killing on water sales

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Can you make a profit on water?

By Nicholas Robinson

Water can be a hard sell as customers often reject branded bottled or filtered water – but here’s how you can win.

Fantastic: cordials are returning to the conversation

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Beyond orange squash – how to make cordials pay

By Nicholas Robinson

As part of the wider category of squash, cordials offer a great tasting drinks and can also merit a higher sales price at your venue.

Grown up: adult softs are big business

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Alcohol-free ready to drink – a new trend?

By Nicholas Robinson

Adult softs can be viewed as the alcohol-free equivalent to the ready-to-drink category. This segment features some interesting flavour combinations sure to tantalise the senses.

Just the: tonic waters are proving a lucrative stand alone drink

The Ultimate Guide to Low and No Alcohol - in association with Fentimans

The new trend: Tonic without a spirit?

By Emily Hawkins

The gin boom during the past few years has led to consumers demanding premium tonic waters – and not just as mixers

Hero: soft drinks worth big sums in the on-trade

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The £4.4bn soft drinks market

By Stuart Stone

How can operators tap into the multibillion-pound category when consumer expectation are so high?

A guide: an intro to the world of low and no alcohol

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The boom of alcohol-free is a sticking trend

By Nicholas Robinson

The fever for low and no-alcohol drinks is picking up pace – and fast. There’s plenty to choose from and plenty of advantages in serving those not needing alcohol

Ice cool: Vimto is hoping to move its frozen drink into pubs and bars

Vimto targets the on-trade to stock frozen slush

By Robert Mann

Vimto Out of Home is spearheading a celebration of all things ‘slush’ this month after recent consumer research revealed one in three adults bought a frozen drink last year.

Perfect partnership: the new range aims to pair up with dark spirits

Coca-Cola launches premium mixers range

By Nikkie Sutton

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a range of four specially crafted drinks, designed to be mixed primarily with premium dark spirits.