Soft drinks

Check the fruit: one study found 70% of garnishes had bacterial growth

How to keep your garnishes clean and safe

By Nikkie Sutton

Keeping garnishes clean and ensuring bar staff keep their hands just as clean are two ways to prevent bacterial growth on the fruit that goes in drinks, according to experts.

Push: Vimto ceo Marnie Millard will push the brand further

Vimto CEO sees purple gold for soft drink's future

By Nicholas Robinson

Some see challenges that can not be overcome, while others, such as Marnie Millard, chief executive officer of multinational soft drinks business Nichols, see a chance to grow.

Pleasure principle: for some, paying for premium is a marker of success (image based on TAW4/iStock/Thinkstock.co.uk)

Drinks: what is premium?

By Andrew Don

Premium drinks offer potential for enhanced profits, but when is a drink ‘premium’ and when is it not? The answer isn’t always clear cut.

What's hot? Some of the top trends from Imbibe Live 2017

Imbibe Live 2017: top trends from the show

By Nicholas Robinson

Drinks trends that operators should look out for this year include the continued rise of gin, increased interest in foreign imports and rising interest in sparkling wines, five alcoholic drinks producers told The Morning Advertiser in this video.

Toadally ribbeting: the Vimtoad campaign will be available across a multitude of platforms

Vimto hops into summer with Vimtoad campaign

By Nikkie Sutton

Vimto has announced a £1.5m advertising campaign to run in cinemas, on demand and across digital and social platforms, which includes the soft drinks company’s Vimtoad character.

Perfect: new campaign to deliver a better serve

Coke launches profit-boosting perfect serve campaign

By Nicholas Robinson

Coca-Cola European Partners has invested a significant amount in the launch of its Perfect Serve Training and Reward programme, which is aimed at boosting operators' soft drinks profits.

Glass act: Schweppes' 'skittles' bottles were used in mainstream production

In Association with Schweppes

The first carbonated soft drink

By MA reports

Schweppes’ 234 years’ of history is potted with just as many twists and turns as an episode of Dynasty, featuring love affairs, treachery and the determination to succeed.

Launched: the new flavours are exclusively available to the on-trade

Bottlegreen unveils new flavours

By Nikkie Sutton

SHS Drinks has announced two new flavours to its Bottlegreen sparkling pressé – Fruity Raspberry Lemonade and Refreshing Ginger Beer.

High five: we twist the G&T

In association with Diageo

5 twists on the classic gin and tonic

By Nicholas Robinson

Look at these five twists on the classic gin and tonic, perfect for summer cocktail menus, which can add a touch of excitement to your offer.

Trade fears: ALMR says health legislation should not hit pubs

ALMR: obesity solutions should not burden operators

By Nikkie Sutton

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has reiterated its message that the trade is keen to help tackle childhood obesity but without the burden falling on licensees.

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Britvic Lifting Spirits Awards 2018

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Britvic Lifting Spirits Awards, in association with Morning Advertiser, today marks the opening of the 2018...

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