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We are delighted to announce that Schweppes is proudly sponsoring “City Bar of the Year” at the 2023 Bar of the Year Awards.

We would like to say a huge thank you to the team at Schweppes, it really is a pleasure working with you this year. Without the support of our sponsors, we would be unable to have such a successful annual event so we please ask that you consider supporting our sponsors with your business where you can.


Schweppes, the country’s best loved mixer, is bringing a pop of flavour to you this Spring with Schweppes Pink Soda and Slimline Elderflower Tonic Water.

Pink Soda is a new mixer from Schweppes. Subtle, citrussy and aromatic, our Pink Soda Pairs perfectly with gin, vodka or rosé wine and your favourite garnish. And best yet, enjoy your pink drink guilt-free as Schweppes Pink Soda is 20 calories per 100ml. Schweppes Elderflower Slimline Tonic Water is the perfect pairing with vodka or gin adding floral freshness to your drink this easter with no added sugar and only 2 calories per 100ml. Prepare to sparkle with excitement with the delicious taste sensation of the refreshing drinks that Schweppes is known for.

Schweppes Pink Soda Dry FINAL
Schweppes 200ml Slimline Elderflower with cap

We are delighted to share that Schweppes has picked up a number of medals at the Class Bartenders Brand Awards. The Bartenders’ Brand Awards are a unique blind tasting, design and value-tested competition for spirits, wines, beers and drinks products for the UK bar industry. Now in their sixth year, the event aims to provide independent and honest reviews for drinks brands targeting the UK bar trade. Last year Schweppes Slimline Elderflower received two Gold Medals for taste and design! We are pleased to announce that Schweppes Pink Soda and Slimline Elderflower have recently been awarded additional silver and bronze medals for taste and design 2023.

This Spring Schweppes will run a high reach media campaign to drive awareness and encourage trial of Schweppes Pink Soda and Slimline Elderflower Tonic Water from March through to Easter spanning across OOH & Social. The Schweppes OOH plan will drive sales in Grocery and support the On Trade. Our Schweppes social plan will run across Facebook, Instagram & Snapchat, including Snapchat filters.

The Schweppes flavours will be supported all spring long through a newly developed ‘suggested serve’ booklet providing venues inspiration to create serves linked to all Schweppes varieties. The Schweppes sales team will also work in partnership with outlets to activate the brand on menus, highlighting mixability opportunities and suggested serves.

Schweppes Pink Soda and Elderflower Slimline Tonic Water provide an opportunity to further grow Schweppes within the on-trade, driving brand relevance with the return of the spring social occasion in pubs, bars and restaurants. Consumers continue to look for flavoured mixer options, which deliver on taste, fizz, low calorie and low sugar content all offered within our Schweppes flavour mixer options and wider Schweppes portfolio.

Find delicious cocktail recipes, product information and more on the newly launched Schweppes website ‘’.

Try a new Schweppes serve this Spring:

Quench your thirst with a Schweppes Pink Spritz:
  • Pink Spritz
  • 35.5ml Gin
  • 200ml Schweppes Pink Soda
  • Garnish with slice of Grapefruit
Mix things up with an Elderflower Fizz:
  • Elderflower Fizz
  • 35.5ml Vodka
  • 200ml Schweppes Slimline Elderflower Tonic Water
  • Garnish with 3 slices of cucumber