Alcohol free labelling

Club Soda has issued a challenge to the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Steve Brine MP, after submitting their consultation response to the Government on what drinks can and cannot be called alcohol-free [1]. All the evidence shows that drinks under 0.5% do not cause intoxication, are safe for…

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Club Soda in Parliament

We didn’t mean to ‘lobby’. That is for charities and the like. Club Soda is a healthy lifestyle movement that empowers us, as individuals, to take action and responsibility for our own futures. But, well, many Club Soda members drink a lot of alcohol-free drinks (0.5% ABV and below), and we have learnt that pubs…

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Mindful Drinking Catering Event

As part of our Mindful Drinking Festival in November we organised an event on catering corporate events, aimed at managers in charge of events and caterers. The speakers at the event were Laura from Club Soda (on “What the new diet/drinking trends tell us”), Ounal Bailey from Wisehead Productions (sharing her “Insights from the drinks industry”), Antonio Ciavarella…

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Mindful Drinking Festival

As you may have heard, Club Soda organised the UK’s, if not the World’s, first Mindful Drinking Festival on 13 August 2017, at Bermondsey Square in South London. We did this in association with Eisberg Alcohol Free Wine, with the support of our sponsors: Heineken® 0.0, Fentimans, Big Drop Brewing, Real Kombucha, Botonique and Highland…

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Mindful drinkers and pub managers

Club Soda knows mindful drinkers – they are our members. But we have also got to know many pub and bar managers with our Club Soda Guide project, listing the best places for mindful drinkers. In this special post, we share some of the great videos we’ve recorded with them in the last couple of…

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Drinking with clients

The biggest myth in the City is that you have to ‘wine and dine’ your clients. But really it is a hang-on from the 70’s when eating out was still novel. It is now 2017 so what has changed? Drinking alcohol is on the decline. That does not mean that people don’t drink, but there…

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