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The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is the peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverage industry.

Our Membership is comprised of small, medium-sized and large companies. Collectively these companies produce over 95% of the industry’s volume.

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  • About ABCL

    The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is the peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverage industry.

  • Initiatives, Advocacy & Information

    Learn about the latest industry initiatives and advocacy from the Australian Beverages Council.

  • ABCL Membership

    We strive to advance the non-alcoholic drinks industry. Discover what Membership of the ABCL can offer.

About

The Australian Beverages Council is headed by a Board of Directors, each of whose respective companies are involved in the franchise, manufacture, distribution or import of non-alcoholic, water, and juice-based beverages.

Directors are elected from the membership body by members. The structure of the Board reflects the membership of our association. As well, the Constitution provides for representation for all sectors of the industry.

The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is the peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Our Membership is comprised of small, medium-sized and large companies. Collectively these companies produce over 95% of the industry’s volume. Our Members make a substantial $7+ billion contribution to the Australian economy each year and nationally our Members employ over 46,000 people.

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The Drinks Business

War on soft drink is soft on the truth

Geoff Parker - Chief Executive Officer

As governments across the world grapple with the problem of expanding waistlines, a tax on drinks containing sugar continues to be thrust into public discourse and promoted as a key strategy to tackle the complex and costly problem of obesity…

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Peak industry body representing the $7 billion non-alcoholic beverages industry.

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  • 95%

    of the industry’s volume

  • $7+

    billion contribution to economy each year

  • 45k

    full-time jobs across Australia

Latest News

  • Growing for the future 22 January 2019

    Growing for the future: Challenges in juice persist, but a rosier horizon possible In 2017-18, the Australian fruit juice industry continued to suffer from a shortage of Valencia oranges while competition and changing consumer preferences led to challenging operating conditions across the industry. While shouldering some stresses through 2018, the juice industry anticipates a slightly […]

  • War on soft drink is soft on the truth 18 December 2018

    Exclusive. War on soft drink is soft on the truth As governments across the world grapple with the problem of expanding waistlines, a tax on drinks containing sugar continues to be thrust into the public discourse and promoted as a key strategy to tackle the complex and costly problem of obesity. What pro-tax advocates omit […]