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Sports and energy drinks

High-octane promotion

RACING fans are being given the chance to ride along with Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton as part of a new promotion for Monster Energy. Launched this …

Sell some sunshine in a bottle

More Drinks, the firm behind the Get More Vitamins range of functional drinks, is launching a larger 1-litre and 4-pack format which the firm reckons is ideal …

It’s got to be sugar free for energy

A growing number of consumers are looking for lower calorie or even sugar-free options when reaching for an energy drink, AG Barr has claimed. Quoting figures …

Toughing out a new campaign

Mud no obstacle for protein brand Functional protein drink brand For Goodness Shakes has joined forces with obstacle events series and active lifestyle brand …

Category in good health

Firms see bright future ahead Every category has its moment and for functional and energy drinks, that moment could well be now. With sales in growth and …

Retailer support rolls out

BOOST Drinks is rolling out a raft of support for retailers to back the launch of the firm’s new functional energy variant, Protein Boost. The energy drink …

Form is great, function sells

Consumers want more from drinks Refreshment may still be at the heart of any decent drinks offer, but today’s consumers seem increasingly demanding when it …

New look creates growth

LANDMARK Wholesale has given its own-brand sports and energy drinks brand LSV Isotonic a new look. Senior trading controller Jon Burton said: “LSV Isotonic …

Repackaged for convenience

CONVENIENCE stores were firmly in the thinking of the team behind Overhang when they repackaged the drink they call a natural pick-me-up. The smaller 250ml …

Added energy in independents

Energy drinks have been a huge success for convenience retailers and a number of other types of functional drinks have made progress in recent years. But, at a …

Market looks for lighter options

CONSUMERS are demanding a wide range of choice across the soft drinks category including in sports, energy and functional drinks says Coca-Cola European …

Bear range adds two flavours

SPAR has revamped two significant sections of its own-label soft drinks range, which it says has sales worth more than £15m a year. The symbol group has …

Bear gets a makeover

SPAR UK is revamping its Blue Bear energy drink range. The new design is intended to increase standout. Blue Bear, said to be worth over £2m to Spar, has also …

Organic overhaul

TWO new flavours and a sweeping brand re-design have been revealed for Scheckter’s Organic Energy as it strives to establish itself as a leader in natural …

Steady buzz

THE UK’s energy drinks market will grow to be worth £1.72bn by 2020, predicts market analyst Keynote. In its most recent report on the sub-category, it said …

Nourishing the gym fans

CONSUMERS are looking for more than taste from the products they consume, particularly those with a work-out plan, according to Nurishment. “As awareness …