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  Purple haze: making Ribena - Ribena - GSK in focus - GlaxoSmithKline
Ribena is one of the most popular brands in the UK.
It has been estimated that if all the 13 billion flcurrants harvested for Ribena in the UK were laid end to end they would go around the world three times, though why anyone would actually want to do this remains a mystery.
After extraction, the concentrate is then pumped into tankers and taken to the Ribena plant at Coleford, Gloucestershire in the UK, where it is held in tanks beneath the factory and is used as needed throughout the year.
www.gsk.com /infocus/purple.htm   (536 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ribena   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ribena claims that 95% of all UK and Irish farmed flcurrants are used in their drinks.
It is claimed in advertisements for Ribena (as well as on their cartons and bottles, and on their web-site) that 95% of all UK and Irish farmed flcurrants are used in their drinks.
Ribena is positioned as the brand that children love and that mothers prefer to buy for their family, because it is rich in Vitamin C and has a unique great flcurrant taste.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ribena   (766 words)

 Ribena - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Ribena has been providing fun and refreshment for all ages for generations and we are proud to be associated with Tussauds Theme Parks.
Ribena, or The Clorox Company as we were then known, soon realised the immense potential of this revelation and took it upon ourselves to distribute our drink to the nation's children for free, in a remarkable gesture of
Ribena is the only drink to have killed 17 elderly people in the last 10 years, and thus far holds the overall record, for 192 in the last 70 years.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Ribena   (1049 words)

 Ribena - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ribena was originally manufactured by the Bristol-based food and drink company Carters as a flcurrant cordial.
Ribena is now sold as a cordial and also pre-diluted and marketed in a large variety of flavours including Strawberry, Blackcurrant and Cranberry, Orange and Apple.
It is claimed in advertisments for Ribena (as well as on their cartons and bottles, and on their website) that 95% of all UK and Irish farmed flcurrants are used in their drinks.
www.recipeland.com:8080 /facts/Ribena   (347 words)

 Waitrose.com - Making Jellies and Jams; Ribena - Waitrose Food Illustrated
Ribena started life in the 1930s at Bristol-based HW Carter & Co, where it was manufactured as a syrup for making milkshakes and named after the Latin for 'flcurrant', Ribes negrum.
As a milk additive, it failed; however, its high vitamin C content (a standard glass provides the entire recommended daily intake) meant that it began to be used as a cordial in hospitals, maternity homes and, during the war, schools, where it was dispensed free by the Ministry of Food.
Today, Ribena is one of the UK's biggest-selling brands (the 13th-biggest, higher than Pepsi and KitKat), and 300 million bottles are sold in 20 countries.
www.waitrose.com /food_drink/wfi/cooking/techniques/0109090.asp   (693 words)

 Ribena Australia
For most adults, Ribena probably conjures up warm memories from childhood.
Ribena tastes as great as it always did and is now available in many different flavours, sizes and forms.
Ribena® is a registered trade mark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
www.ribena.com.au   (50 words)

 Ribena - Review - Fruit in a Bottle
To be honest we never got Ribena very often it was too expensive which it still is to this day.
Ribena is one of these products, which seem to withstand the test of time no matter what price it is. This is an indication of the amount of trust the consumer has put in this product.
Ribena have 45 flcurrant growers throughout the UK who produce the berries only for Ribena.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /drinks/ribena/1014889   (548 words)

 Ribena. All About Ribena. The Ribena range   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dilute-to-taste Ribena concentrate is popular with all ages and is usually bought by parents for general family use.
Sparkling Ribena is the drink that has a tongue tingling sensation combined with the delicious taste of flcurrants.
Sparkling Ribena is popular with teenagers who enjoy tantalising their taste buds.
www.ribena.co.nz /about_ribena/products.html   (206 words)

 Ribena Goes Live
Ribena products are sold in over 20 countries worldwide and is the number 1 brand for flcurrant juice in New Zealand.
Ribena uses approximately 70% of the annual NZ flcurrant crop.
Each serving of Ribena Concentrate provides at least a full days' vitamin C requirement (100% of the Recommended Daily Allowance).
www.thehyperfactory.com /press_releases/ribena_live.aspx   (233 words)

 GlaxoSmithKline: Ribena ripe for superfruit overhaul - Drinks Business Review
The new blueberry squash and ready-to-drink varieties of Ribena, which will be aimed primarily at women between the ages of 18 and 30, both aim to tap into this growing market.
And while the Blackcurrant Foundation, which represents UK flcurrant growers, claims to be unfazed by the rise of the blueberry, it is no coincidence that their first ever marketing initiative to promote the health benefits of the flberry will coincide with the launch of the new Ribena variant in Summer 2006.
Should the popularity of blueberry Ribena grow at a pace similar to general sales of the fruit, the 45 British flcurrant growers who rely on sales of the original Ribena variant may lose out in the long term, as a berry glut would lead to a drop in prices.
www.drinks-business-review.com /article_feature.asp?guid=25BF89DA-3378-4CF6-8597-665159FCA59C   (353 words)

 Facts About Ribena
In the past, nutritional information panels on some Ribena ready-to-drink products stated an incorrect level of Vitamin C. The testing method used to determine the level of Vitamin C was unreliable and GlaxoSmithKline Australia was unaware of that at the time.
In the past, GlaxoSmithKline Australia has also claimed that " the flcurrants in Ribena contain four times the Vitamin C of oranges." This may have misled you into believing that Ribena products contain four times the Vitamin C of orange juice products, which is not the case.
Ribena® is a registered trade mark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
www.ribena.com.au /Ribena-Facts.aspx   (313 words)

 The Ribena FAQ Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ribena* is a flcurrant concentrated juice beverage, called a squash.
Meant to be diluted in water, ribena is incredibly nasty, both health wise and taste wise, at full strength and absolutely yummy if you follow the directions.
The most important use for ribena, IMHO, is as the purple colouring in Snake Bites in Black.
www.brimstone.com /~ribena/ribena_faq.html   (381 words)

 Coaster Kingdom - Rumba Rapids, Thorpe Park
Safety announcements are introduced by an odd popping noise, the language I assume to be spoken by a safety conscious Ribena berry before a softly spoken person speaks the law of the land.
I guess the berries are making Ribena, which is sinisterly made from their pulped friends.
Outside again, we pass a riverside shack with a Ribena berry on a rocking chair just as we enter a wave pool.
www.s104638357.websitehome.co.uk /html/rumbarapids_main.htm   (1337 words)

 GlaxoSmithKline - Ribena’s sweet success in declining syrup market
As it heads into its peak selling period, the coughs and colds season, the brand is registering 26% growth in value for the first quarter of this year compared to the previous year, while the category it’s in, syrups and cordial, has suffered a 9% decline (Aztec MAT).
“Ribena was identified very early on in the process as being a brand that presented major opportunities if the right resources were put behind it,” Leakey said.
Last week Ribena launched its key winter push with an created by Grey Worldwide in New Zealand, which continues the use of its familiar “ribenaberry” animated characters and the key long-time message that Ribena delivers four times the Vitamin C of oranges, and contains no artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners.
www.bandt.com.au /news/d9/0c020ad9.asp   (408 words)

 News | Telegraph
Global warming is being blamed for threatening the future of Ribena, the squash loved by generations of children.
Farmers have seen flcurrant yields fall due to mild winters caused, many believe, by rising carbon dioxide emissions and the melting of the polar ice caps.
However, Ribena says it is determined to continue to use its 42 British farms.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/05/21/nribe21.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/05/21/ixuknews.html   (350 words)

 Ribena Squeeze
Perfect to grab when you're on the run, Ribena Squeezee comes in a cool squeezable pack, with an easy-open resealable cap so you can drink Squeezee when you want it, even if you're on the move.
It's got heaps of Vitamin C (Did you know that the flcurrants in Ribena contain 4 times the Vitamin C of oranges?) In fact, just one Squeezee pack gives you nearly half of the Vitamin C you need every day*.
Ribena Squeezee - in all the coolest fridges this summer!
www.girl.com.au /ribena-squeeze.htm   (198 words)

 MCn - Case Studies
Nickelodeon asked kids to immerse themselves in purple and pose with a Ribena Squeezee for their chance to be made into a cartoon character and host Nick’s weekend action block of programming.
Over 2000 kids from all over Australia sent in their photo and thousands more were exposed to the initiative through the website and on-air.
Ribena successfully leveraged the strength of the Nickelodeon brand in order to gain awareness within the challenging Tween market.
www.mcn.com.au /case_studies_details.asp?id=9   (181 words)

 Ribena - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ribena (trademark) is a brand of soft drink, containing flcurrant juice.
It was originally sold as a flcurrent cordial.
Blackcurrent and Apple), both as a cordial and as a diluted soft drink.
www.glasglow.com /E2/ri/Ribena.html   (45 words)

 FT.com / Home UK / UK - Britain's blackcurrant farmers win freedom from the Ribena squeeze
Most of those are now gone, but Mr Hinchliffe still devotes about one-third of his farm to apples and pears, and much of the rest to fields of strawberries and flcurrants.
He is one of fewer than 45 growers of the latter in the UK and, like nearly all of the others, he produces his crop to be made into Ribena, the popular branded juice drink that has been made in Britain since 1937.
Ribena accounts for sales of £155m ($293m) a year in the UK, with the rest of the world accounting for a fraction more.
www.ft.com /cms/s/983db822-3d44-11db-9b3d-0000779e2340.html   (1057 words)

 Ribena - FAQs
Ribena and Ribena Really Light should be enjoyed as part of a healthy, balanced diet and active lifestyle.
Ribena squash products do contain artificial preservatives as we know that you like to keep the bottles out of the fridge and have plenty of time to enjoy Ribena.
Ribena juice drinks are gluten-free and suitable for individuals with coeliac disease.
www.ribena.co.uk /accessible/faq/index.html   (1770 words)

 Ribena New Zealand
We stated that Ribena contained a level of Vitamin C that was incorrect.
The testing method used to determine the level of Vitamin C was unreliable and we were unaware of this at the time.
We also made the claim that '...flcurrants in Ribena contain four times the Vitamin C of oranges.' This may have misled you to believe that Ribena contains four times the level of Vitamin C than in the same quantity of orange juice.
www.ribena.co.nz   (296 words)

 Ribena. Taste and Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ribena has been developed to provide a high quality delicious flcurrant taste, as well as delivering a healthy and nutritious drink.
A drink that is rich in Vitamin C — each serving of Ribena flcurrant Syrup provides the full Recommended Daily Allowance of Vitamin C
All of which adds up to a great taste - the unique Ribena Syrup taste with loads of vitamin C.
www.ribena.co.nz /taste_nutrition   (92 words)

 Ribena : Terms and Conditions
GSK uses reasonable efforts to update the Ribena site, but makes no representation or warranty in respect of accuracy or lack of errors.
GSK takes no responsibility for direct, indirect or consequential loss from use of the Ribena site and all implied warranties are excluded to the extent permissible under English law.
Ribena, Ribenaberries and the Ribena figures are registered trade marks of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
www.ribena.co.uk /terms.html   (658 words)

 Schoolgirls rumble Ribena vitamin claims | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
Given Ribena's advertising claims that "the flcurrants in Ribena have four times the vitamin C of oranges", they were astonished and wrote to the manufacturers, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
It also said ready-to-drink Ribena contained no detectable level of vitamin C. GSK is in court in Auckland today facing 15 charges relating to misleading advertising, risking fines of up to NZ$3m (£1.1m).
The Australian competition and consumer commission said last week that claims on the nutrition information panel of Ribena's ready-to-drink cartons implied that the product had four times the vitamin C of orange juice drinks, when this was not correct.
www.guardian.co.uk /international/story/0,,2043450,00.html   (486 words)

All followers are expected to find no excuse at all (not even you) for missing the festival entitled by the Christian world (and the rest) as "New Year".
You finish the Ribena to try and quench your thirst, but still feel like every drop of water has been sucked out of your body.
This time a Ribena carton is plopped on the bar.
worshipalcohol.com /guidance.htm   (2102 words)

 Ribena - RIBENA Still Ready to Drink - Blackcurrant
Ribena drinks have been developed to meet virtually all tastes, as well as delivering a healthy and nutritious drink.
Some Ribena products are also lower in sugar (Ribena Light) and some have no added sugar whatsoever (Ribena ToothKind), so they can form part of either your normal healthy diet or can support calorie-controlled dieting.
The flavours may be different, but the Ribena taste remains the same: fantastic.
www.auravita.com /products/AURA/GLSK11014.asp   (216 words)

 Ribena - Drinks Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
BIT OF HISTORY I knew Ribena had been around a long time because I remember drinking it when I was a child (for some reason I stopped when I left home- not cool???) but didn't realise it was as old as it is- nearly 70 years old and still going strong, and looking good!
It's the 4th biggest drinks brnd in the UK (wonder which are the top 3) and produces more than 750 million bottles and cartons per year; that's alot of berries, but it does state on the bottle that 95% of all UK and Irish flcurrants are made into Ribena.
It is sold to over 20 countries in the world, and is still bottled in the original factory in the Forest of Dean.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /drinks/ribena/1003712/ratings   (238 words)

 TowersTimes.co.uk : Alton Towers Ribena Berry Bish Bash   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Ribena Berry Bish, a specially designed fun house, with thousands of specially machined foam balls which are propelled, raised, thrown, dropped, shot and moved all around the Foam Factory in a "cycle of fun." They burst from blasters, arch from catapults, roll up conveyors and work with many other intriguing mechanical hand operated devices.
It is located in the old barn on Old MacDonalds Farmyard and as the name suggests it is sponsored by the world wide drinks company Ribena.
Ribena Berry Bish Bash has a maximum height restriction of 1.4 metres, unless accompanied by a child.
www.towerstimes.co.uk /rides/farm/ribena.htm   (175 words)

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