British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) - Articles and news items

Blaming drinks is the soft option

Blogs  •  16 February 2016  •  Gavin Partington, BSDA Director General

Gavin Partington, Director General of the British Soft Drinks Association, discusses sugar and the soft drinks industry…

Health Select Committee recommends sugary drinks tax

Industry news  •  30 November 2015  •  Victoria White

The House of Commons’ Health Select Committee has published a report supporting a sugary drinks tax and tighter controls on ‘unhealthy food and drink’…

Soft drinks industry contributes over £11 billion to the UK economy

Industry news  •  27 October 2015  •  Victoria White

A new report, commissioned by the British Soft Drinks Association, sets out the extent of industry impact on the wider economy including supply chain, retail and hospitality…

SACN report advises consumers to reduce sugar and increase fibre

Industry news  •  20 July 2015  •  Victoria White

SACN has advised the UK government to halve the recommended intake of free sugars to help address the growing obesity and diabetes crises…

BSDA announces Peter Harding as newly-elected President

Industry news  •  29 April 2015  •  Victoria White

The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has announced that Peter Harding, COO of Lucozade Ribena Suntory, has been appointed President…

British Soft Drinks Association appoints new Director General

Industry news, News  •  9 July 2012  •  British Soft Drinks Association

BSDA is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Partington as its new Director General…

Roger White elected BSDA president

Industry news  •  9 June 2010  •  British Soft Drinks Association

The British Soft Drinks Association has elected a new president, Roger White, Chief Executive of A G Barr, at its AGM on 8 June 2010. He will lead the soft drinks industry trade body for the next two years.