Jitterbug tonics

UK-based premium soft drinks brand Jitterbug has launched a range of apple cider vinegar tonic waters to the UK market. Created in response to the societal movement towards a more healthier and sustainable lifestyle, Jitterbug tonics are vegan, recyclable and claim to be 100% natural and free from artificial ingredients, with no added sugar. The …

London Essence Fresh Serve

Mixer brand The London Essence Company is introducing a new dispense system to the on-trade that serves flavoured tonic water infusions. The system, London Essence Fresh Serve, offers five flavours from the London Essence tonic water portfolio, including the brand’s classic Indian variant, elderflower, cucumber, grapefruit and rhubarb. The bar-top unit infuses London Essence’s distilled …

Franklin & Sons menu

Premium tonic, mixer and soft drinks brand Franklin & Sons has introduced a new online system, designed to aid on-trade venues in creating and printing their own perfect G&T menus. Launching with over 500 gins and countless pairing combinations, the free system, which is part of the Franklin & Sons website, helps customers tailor G&T …

Double Dutch cocktail competition

Premium mixer brand Double Dutch has launched its first ever cocktail competition, offering bartenders the chance to win a trip to Amsterdam. The ‘around the world’ themed competition challenges entrants to create a “taste sensation for their favourite country” using Double Dutch’s range of tonics and mixers. Individual competitors will be judged on their product …

Twelve Below tonic range

A new mixer brand called Twelve Below is looking to disrupt the booming mixer market with its naturally low-sugar range of premium tonic waters. The Twelve Below portfolio comprises of four variants: Classic Premium, Apple & Garden Mint, Pear & Cardamom and Rhubarb & Ginger. Available in 200ml bottles, the tonics contain 2.5g of sugar …

Artisan Drinks Agave Lemon and Pink Grapefruit tonics

Premium craft mixer specialist The Artisan Drinks Company has introduced two new flavoured tonics to its portfolio: Agave Lemon Tonic and Pink Grapefruit Tonic. Both variants have been designed to pair with craft spirits and can be used within both cocktails and non-alcoholic serves. Created with the fiery spirits of Latin America in mind, the …

Greg recipe

Leading London bartenders have come up with cocktails inspired by “winter forestry” as part of an initiative run by mixer specialist The London Essence Company. Called “The Essence of the Season”, it is a collaborative forum to help bartenders explore flavours and develop their skills with support from specialists such as industry mentors Nick Strangeway …

folkington's tonics

Premium mixer and fruit juice company Folkington’s is launching a premium tonic water made with classic English garden flavours. Exclusive to the on-trade, Folkington’s English Garden Tonic Water contains a blend of rosemary, mint and cucumber – all grown in Britain – along with natural Indian quinine, the essential ingredient in tonic. It comes in …

Distillers tonics

A new premium range of tonics has been launched in the UK, specifically devised for “gin connoisseurs”. Distillers Tonic has created two distinctively dry, premium tonic waters, with a subtle flavour, low sugar and low carbonation, designed to deliver “the taste experience of the spirit as the distiller intended”. Containing only natural ingredients, the two …

Luscombe tonics

Leading soft drinks producer Luscombe Drinks has announced the launch of three new premium natural tonic waters. Devon Tonic Water, Elderflower Tonic Water and Grapefruit Tonic Water are available in 20cl bottles, developed to complement the ongoing growth of craft spirits including gin. Gabriel David, chairman and founder of Luscombe Drinks, said: “Given the phenomenal …