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Health Star Rating Lets Down Juice Industry

12 February 2021

Friday 12 February 2021, Sydney: The Australian Beverages Council is disappointed in the decision by the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation today to ignore the value of juice with no added sugar in the Australian diet. The vote to award juice between 2.5 – 4 stars is likely to impact the […]

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Supporting a Balanced Health Star Rating

1 December 2020

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 09:00 AM, SYDNEY: The ABCL welcomes the announcement by the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (Forum) to postpone a decision on altering juice with no added sugar’s Health Star Rating (HSR) and continue its review. The ABCL continues to support an evidence-based review approach as the Forum […]

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Water bottling industry found highly compliant by NRAR.

26 November 2020

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has reported 92% compliance with NSW water laws across the water bottling industry. NRAR visited 53 approval holders this year with inspections spanning the Southern Highlands, Lithgow, Oberon, Hawkesbury, the Northern Rivers and the Central Coast. The findings have been positively received with NRAR’s Director of Regional Water Regulation […]

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Leading drinks companies cut sugar by 12% in second major progress report on industry sugar reduction pledge

30 October 2020

Non-alcoholic drinks industry announces progress toward 2025 sugar reduction target Friday, 30 October 2020, 09:00AM, SYDNEY: Australia’s largest beverage companies have marked a major milestone by announcing a 12 per cent reduction* in sugar, in the second progress report on the beverage industry’s flagship pledge. In June 2018, with the support of the Minister for […]

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Annual General Meeting 2020 Forms

20 October 2020

A copy of the Proxy Voting Form for the Australian Beverages Council Annual General Meeting 2020 can be found below. Please download the document and fill in the details and send the completed form to info@ausbev.org . Proxy Form AGM 2020 A copy of the Australian Beverages Council’s Board Nomination Form 2020 can be found […]

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A Budget that Backs Beverages

7 October 2020

For immediate release 7 October 2020 “The 2020-21 Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last night is one of the most critical in living memory. It is reassuring to see that the Morrison Government has delivered a budget designed to support Australian manufacturing and importantly back the non-alcoholic drinks industry.” said Mr Geoff […]

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