Britvic Ireland managing director  Kevin Donnelly pictured in Ballyfermot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kevin Donnelly walks into the annex off his office at Britvic’s plant in Kylemore, southwest Dublin, and offers a warm greeting. “Welcome to Ballyferm(...)

Britvic reported an 11.5 per cent rise in first-half revenue. Photograph:   Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Soft drinks company Britvic has urged the Government to ensure its new sugar tax on fizzy drinks is applied to imported products as well as locally-p(...)

A sugar tax of 10c on cans of soft drink  will not help tackle Ireland’s obesity problem, said the Irish Beverage Council.

A sugar tax of 10 cent on cans of soft drink will increase the average household’s annual grocery bill by €60, but won’t help tackle Ireland’s obesity(...)

A sugar tax here before the UK “would be something that the whole industry would be concerned about,” Britvic Ireland chief executive Kevin Donnelly told the Irish Times Business podcast. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Government should not introduce a tax on fizzy drinks until a similar tax is already in place in the United Kingdom, as to do so would encourage (...)

Britvic’s Kevin Donnelly with Minister for Food Simon Coveney seeing off the first export batch of Ballygowan from Limerick to the UK. Photograph: Press 22

It’s thirsty work trying to win an All-Ireland so Dublin’s GAA teams should be in good shape this year having agreed a three-year sponsorship deal wit(...)

Kevin Donnelly from Britvic Ireland, who won the Marketer of the Year title last year.  photograph: aidan oliver photography

And the nominees are . . . This year’s Marketer of the Year shortlist has been announced and the contenders are Emma Walls, the marketing director of (...)