Softdrink Industry

Smart solutions for the soft drink industry.

Refresh your portfolio – with innovative ideas, natural ingredients and our comprehensive expertise.

Are you looking for promising new premium lemonades? Do you want to exploit the opportunities of growing markets abroad or add an energy drink or brewed lemonade to your portfolio? Döhler is your experienced and inspiring partner – from developing innovative product ideas to the reliable delivery of the best natural ingredients and ingredient systems, all the way to optimising your production processes.

What makes Döhler the smarter choice for the soft drink industry:


Decades of experience in the market worldwide and comprehensive expertise in the food and beverage industry


Successful innovations such as brewed lemonade and super-sour energy drinks


Short development times


Broad portfolio of application-specific natural ingredients


All-in-one ingredient systems: tailored, ready-to-fill compounds


Comprehensive service solutions: Innovation Services, Quality & Food Safety Solutions, Supply Chain Services, Technical Services

Use added value from Döhler

for your successful new product.

Rely on comprehensive, in-depth market expertise.

As a global partner for the food and beverage industry, we always have all the market developments in our sights – at both an international and a local level. Our experts at Döhler Sensory & Consumer Science and our Market Intelligence team support us in this. The knowledge is incorporated into our concepts and recommendations for you.

Conquer totally new categories with our experience.

We have interdisciplinary development expertise in almost every food and beverage category and a comprehensive global network. We use this to help you enter new product categories and give you comprehensive support in new international markets.

Benefit from our technological advantage in your product innovations.

We draw on a unique variety of state-of-the-art technologies when working on new product solutions for you. This unlocks the full range of options for us to turn new trends and ideas into promising innovations for your company.

Choose tailored ingredients for your application.

Döhler offers you a broad portfolio of the best natural ingredients and the knowledge of how they behave together with other recipe components in a wide range of applications. This is how we develop ingredients that fit your product perfectly. The spectrum ranges from natural flavours and colours to innovative solutions for sugar reduction, as well as cereal and malt extracts, non-alcoholic ferments and CO2-stable fruit juice concentrates.

Work with a reliable and trustworthy partner.

Döhler sets great store by a strong and lasting partnership at every stage of the supply chain. We support farmers on site by means of sustainable cultivation, as well as creating transparency for you and the consumer. Our vertical integration and global sourcing secure our access to the very best raw materials, such as fruits, vegetables, cereals, plants or milk, and guarantee top delivery reliability for you. For product innovations, we support you across every step of the development process, advise you on food safety matters and always pursue the goal of strengthening your portfolio permanently.

Simplify your processes and increase your efficiency.

Our ingredient systems can simplify your production processes significantly. Ready-to-fill compounds contain all the ingredients for your beverages in the ideal composition. There is no need to convert your production facilities and raw materials are used efficiently. With our integrated services, we also support you from the initial product idea to filling.

Comprehensive, interdisciplinary, integrated:

Discover the Döhler portfolio for the soft drinks industry.

A fruity taste, naturally cloudy colour, a sparkling mouthfeel or healthy added value – whatever properties you want to give your beverages, Döhler provides you with the right natural ingredients for a unique multi-sensory experience.

Natural Flavours »
From classic natural flavours like orange and lemon to trend flavours like herbs, blossoms and spices.

Natural Colours »
Comprehensive spectrum of natural colours, from crystal clear to naturally cloudy.

Health & Nutrition Ingredients »
Calorie-free & natural sweetening systems as well as fruit sweeteners and natural flavours for reducing sugar content.

Fruit & Vegetable Ingredients »
Naturally-cloudy and clear fruit and vegetable juice concentrates from our own processing and production facilities.

Tea & Coffee Ingredients »
Natural plant extracts and strong infusions from tea, herbs, spices, fruits and coffee.

Cereal Ingredients »
Cereal and malt extracts create interesting taste profiles as well as a natural sweetness and colour.

Be it flavours, colours, tea infusions, sweetening or fruit juice concentrates, our all-in-one compounds contain all the ingredients you need for your ready-to-drink carbonated soft drink – coordinated accurately and tailored to your production processes.

Product Solutions
From the idea to the final food & beverage.

Unlock new markets and target groups – with innovative flavours, reduced-sugar or sugar-free alternatives, and new concepts like liquid food & beverage enhancers. Döhler develops the right product solutions for you, including for alternative beverage categories and the food industry.

Carbonated Softdrinks »

Energy Drinks »

Sports Drinks »

Syrups »

Water Plus »

Fruit Splash »

Tea, coffee and herbal beverages »


Service Solutions »
Process optimisation from innovation to filling.

With our comprehensive services, we support you in every step of the supply chain – from the first idea to filling your beverages.

Analytical & Technical Services »

Supply Chain Services »

Quality & Food Safety Solutions »