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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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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.

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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.

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