Industry launches third sugar reduction progress report.

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  • Industry launches third sugar reduction progress report.

    Leading drinks companies cut sugar by 12% in third major progress report on industry sugar reduction pledge.

  • Supporting the drinks industry through COVID-19

    The effects of coronavirus across Australian society have been widespread and it may be some time before we have all data on the depth of the disruption caused by the virus.

  • ABCL Membership

    We strive to advance the non-alcoholic drinks industry. Discover what Membership of the ABCL can offer.


The Australian Beverages Council is headed by a Board of Directors, each of whose respective companies are involved in the franchise, manufacture, distribution or import of non-alcoholic, water, and juice-based beverages.

Directors are elected from the membership body by members. The structure of the Board reflects the membership of our association. As well, the Constitution provides for representation for all sectors of the industry.

The Australian Beverages Council Ltd (ABCL) is the peak body representing the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Our Membership is comprised of small, medium-sized and large companies. Collectively these companies produce over 95% of the industry’s volume. Our Members make a substantial $7+ billion contribution to the Australian economy each year and nationally our Members employ over 46,000 people.

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The Drinks Business

Australian drinks industry leads in providing consumers with healthy choices

Geoff Parker - Chief Executive Officer

Australian producers of non-alcoholic drinks are leading the way when it comes to giving consumers better choices so they can reduce sugar consumption.

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Peak industry body representing the $7 billion non-alcoholic beverages industry.

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  • 95%

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  • $7+

    billion contribution to economy each year

  • 46k

    full-time jobs across Australia

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]