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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Leading Recycling Charge

23 March 2023

While a recent report finds that plastics recycling is lagging behind the National Packaging Targets, containers that are processed through Australia’s Container Deposit Schemes – CDS – are processed at a significantly higher rate. The ABCL believes that it is time to expand the scope to include other FMCG categories to achieve recycling targets and […]

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Australian Beverages Council Celebrates Queensland Containers for Change Milestone

13 February 2023

10 February 2023 Sydney – The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is pleased to see strong uptake of Containers for Change, the state’s container deposit scheme (CDS), surpassing six billion drink containers in the first month of the year. “A complex system like CDS has many moving parts,” said ABCL GEO Geoff Parker. “Its success […]

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The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is the leading peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverages…

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Carbonated Soft Drinks

Carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) are a combination of carbonated water and flavouring, sweetened by sugar…

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Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are functional non-alcoholic beverages designed for busy and active people who need a…

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Sports Drinks

Sports drinks are beverages designed specifically for the rapid supply of fluid, carbohydrates, and electrolytes…

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Bottled and packaged waters can come in still, sparkling and flavoured varieties. Many consumers enjoy…

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Juice & Juice Drinks

In Australia, 100% juice contains no added sugar or preservatives. Juice drinks, however, contain less…

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Flavoured Milk & Plant Milk

Flavoured milk originally consisted of cow's milk combined with sugar, flavourings and/or colouring. Today, this…

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Ready to Drink Tea

Ready to drink iced tea is a form of prepared tea. A number of iced…

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Ready to Drink Coffee

These products offer the flavour and experience of an iced coffee, while at the same…

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Cordial is sold in a concentrated form to be mixed with water for consumption. Many…

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Fermented Beverages

Fermented or brewed soft drinks are an expanding category in the Australian beverages industry. Fermented…

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No-sugar Beverages

No-sugar beverages (NSBs) is the category name for non-alcoholic beverages that do not contain naturally…

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