Supporting the drinks industry through COVID-19

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Sanitiser Supply for ABCL Members

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ABCL Membership

Discover what Membership of the ABCL can offer:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Industry updates
  • Market intelligence & publications
  • Business Profile
  • International Connections

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  • Supporting the drinks industry through COVID-19

    The effects of coronavirus across Australian society have been widespread and it may be some time before we have all data on the depth of the disruption caused by the virus.

  • Sanitiser Supply for ABCL Members

    An ABCL Member has commenced high volume manufacture of hand sanitiser for essential industries, including the food and grocery sector, and its suppliers.

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    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

Supporting the drinks industry through COVID-19

Geoff Parker - Chief Executive Officer

The effects of coronavirus across Australian society have been widespread and it may be some time before we have all data on the depth of the disruption caused by the virus.

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

Join the Australian Beverages Council

  • 95%

    of the industry’s volume

  • $7+

    billion contribution to economy each year

  • 45k

    full-time jobs across Australia

Latest News

  • Supporting the drinks industry through COVID-19 27 March 2020

    The effects of coronavirus across Australian society have been widespread and it may be some time before we have all data on the depth of the disruption caused by the virus.

  • A trending thirst 12 February 2020

    Creativity and innovation are the cornerstone of the beverage industry. Australian Beverages Council CEO Geoff Parker tells us what to expect in the year ahead.

  • Drinks industry statement on the ongoing bushfire crisis in Australia 8 January 2020

    ‘On behalf of the Australian Beverages Council, representing the non-alcoholic beverages industry, we wish to express our deepest sympathies with those who have been affected by the continuing bushfire disaster across many parts of Australia,’ said Mr Geoff Parker, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Beverages Council.