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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Welcomes Australian Economic Accelerator

2 February 2022

WEDNESDAY, 02 FEBRUARY 2022, SYDNEY: Citing a need to provide financial certainty to businesses looking to innovate new products, the Australian Economic Accelerator announced yesterday by the Federal Government is an initiative the Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) believes will further drive innovation in the non-alcoholic beverages space. The program’s target area, the “Valley of […]

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Barriers to Beverage Industry Circularity Are Complex

1 February 2022

The following article was written by Australian Beverages Council CEO Geoff Parker for Inside Waste TUESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2021 Everywhere you look in Australia, recycling and container deposit schemes (CDS) are a hot topic with a range of commentators sharing their two, or 10 cents. With Victoria and Tasmania launching their schemes within the next […]

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Non-Alcoholic Drinks Industry Welcomes Inclusion In COVID Critical Industry List

24 January 2022

MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022, SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council (ABCL), representing the non-alcoholic drinks industry across our nation, welcomes the revision to the COVID critical industries list to include beverage manufacturing, announced yesterday by the Queensland Health Minister and which came into effect today. “Beverage manufacturing is a vitally important industry in Queensland and supports […]

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Non-Alcoholic Drinks Industry Leading the Way in Reducing Sugar Consumption

19 January 2022

WEDNESDAY, 19 JANUARY 2022, SYDNEY: Australian producers of non-alcoholic drinks are leading the rest of the shopping trolley in giving consumers better choices to reduce consumption of sugar, and suggestions to introduce a sugar tax by the AMA to address obesity is a last century fix to a modern-day problem. “Obesity is complex and multi-factorial […]

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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Applauds Funded Recycling Projects

18 January 2022

TUESDAY, 18 JANUARY 2022, SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is delighted to acknowledge the 13 new projects funded jointly by the Australian Government’s Recycling Modernisation Fund and the Victorian Government’s Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund. Funding these projects demonstrates the Government’s commitment to expanding domestic recycling capacity, something needed if we are to achieve […]

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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Applauds National Plastics Summit

21 December 2021

TUESDAY, 20 DECEMBER 2021, SYDNEY The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is delighted by the announcement that the second National Plastics Design Summit will go ahead this February. The first summit, held in March 2020 in Canberra saw the non-alcoholic beverage sector make significant commitments to invest in establishing reprocessing facilities and integrate recycled content […]

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