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Calls for a soft drink tax misguided and missing the mark

10 April 2024

For immediate release Date: 10 April 2024 SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council – the peak body for the non-alcoholic drinks industry in the country, has today rejected a call for a tax on soft drinks, labelling it a misguided measure that misses the mark and will only hit hardest those households that can least afford […]

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Environmental Sustainability Roadmap to 2030 open for business

26 February 2024

The ABCL is proud to announce that the Environmental Sustainability Roadmap to 2030 (ESR30) program is open for member intake. ESR30 has been developed to assist members of all sizes measure their environmental impact, learn how to enact sustainable changes and communicate these wins with confidence. This commitment is centred around five focus areas, emissions, […]

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Calls for a Tax on Soft Drinks Misguided

5 February 2024

For immediate release Date: 5 February 2024 SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council, National Retail Association and the Australian Association of Convenience Stores have rejected a call for a tax on soft drinks, labelling it a misguided measure that won’t address obesity and hit those households that can least afford it. “The tax is a misguided […]

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Health Benefits of 100% Fruit Juice are Worth the Squeeze

23 January 2024

For immediate release Date: 23 January 2024 SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) has today responded to recent media reporting on fruit juice consumption and Body Mass Index (BMI) in children. What media reports did not tell audiences was that the recent study, ‘Consumption of 100% Fruit Juice and Body Weight in Children and […]

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Australian Beverages Council Applauds Queensland Milestone of Seven Billion Drinks Containers Recovered for Recycling

11 September 2023

For immediate release Date: 11 September 2023 SYDNEY – The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is delighted to see the continued momentum of Containers for Change, the state’s container refund scheme (CRS), surpassing seven billion drink containers in a second key milestone this year. “We are delighted to see that the winter months did not […]

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