Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Soft drinks

Getting the word out

Spending big on Orangina A MULTI-MILLION pound campaign promoting Orangina is underway with the goal of reaching close to two million consumers over the course …

Sipping on a slimmer can

CCEP swapping 330ml for 250ml SIZE matters, according to Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), as the firm moves to replace its 330ml Appletiser and Schweppes …

US brand joins the tea party

AMERICAN organic tea brand Honest is ramping up its marketing activity in the UK with the launch of its first integrated marketing campaign on this side of the …

Youth is seeking out quality in the chiller

YOUNG adults are turning away from the core soft drinks range in favour of smaller craft brands, Bundaberg has claimed, with so called ‘millennials’ said …

Squeeze into craft

JUICE is the word at Cracker Drinks Co as the firm rolls out its Crafted brand to UK stores. The new range comprises four flavours: Mango & Passion Fruit; …

Hydration with a hint

WITH research from Mintel suggesting one in three consumers are looking for sugar-free soft drinks that are high in quality, Nestlé Waters is introducing …

Health focus has helped category

Firms find premium soft drinks in ascendancy HEALTH has been high on the agenda for the soft drinks category in recent years with producers reformulating …

Premium positioning for Orange soft drink

ORANGE-flavoured soft drink brand Sunny D is repositioning itself with the launch of new premium packaging. Sunny D is now available in 1L and 500ml PET …

Coconut in a can

COCONUT water soda Big Boss Palm has landed in the UK. Big Boss Palm’s coconut and vanilla soda is said to taste like a “clean version of a cream soda”, …

Passion is in the picture

KIDS brand Robinsons Fruit Shoot has launched a new campaign which celebrates children pursuing their passions. The ‘It’s My Thing’ campaign includes a …

Scots show soft spot for indies

Report reveals different tastes and habits SCOTS buy more soft drinks than the average GB shopper according to the latest category findings by researcher …

A taste of history in new bottle

A drink first produced in 1896 is among the latest adult soft drinks to hit the market. Lurvill’s Delight is a botanical soda originally created by twin …

Health is big influencer

DISCOUNTERS and c-stores are squeezing soft drinks sales in the big four supermarkets, with cola sales in the multiples falling by 1.4% in the last year and …

Making a splash

FOLLOWING years of decline, the soft drinks category recovered in 2016 with 2.2% growth in c-stores, says Danone Waters. And it quotes IRI research to saying …

More with less

Sweet sales without the sugar DESPITE  the sustained negative press about the sugar content of soft drinks, the category is still performing well according to …

Adults go soft

Juice and botanicals brand Firefly has teamed up with mixologist Mr Lyan to create the new Superfly range. The new flavour combines koala nut, cascara syrup …