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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Celebrates Investment in Northern Territory Recycling Infrastructure

11 February 2022

FRIDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2022, SYDNEY: Understanding the need for a comprehensive material recovery infrastructure throughout the whole of Australia, the Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is pleased to acknowledge the landmark investment recently made by the Federal Government’s Recycling Modernisation Fund into the Northern Territory. Earmarking funding for the Northern Territory solidifies the government’s dedication […]

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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 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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New Factsheets Available on Sugars and Non-Sugar Sweeteners

12 January 2022

One of our guiding principles at the Australian Beverages Council is ensuring consumers are empowered to make informed decisions about their favourite non-alcoholic beverages. This is why we have put together some factsheets for consumers and member organisations alike, on the topics of sugars and various non-sugar sweeteners that are commonly used in many beverage […]

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Patulin in Apple Juice products

2 September 2021

Patulin is a mycotoxin which can develop in apples on the tree and can be found in whole fruit and apple products. If consumed in high levels Patulin can cause stomach upsets, indigestion and discomfort. To prevent the presence of Patulin, growers and manufacturers of apple juice products implement Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good […]

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