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October 24, 2014
Even though the fall weather is here and the temperatures are starting to drop, it is important to remember that staying hydrated is a key part of staying in balance. This weekend, whether you are watching your favorite team with friends or taking the family to the pumpkin patch, remember that there are a wide range of beverage options to help you stay hydrated whether at home or on the go. Our member companies are known for their innovation in offering myriad beverage choices in a variety of sizes, flavors and calorie counts for everyone to enjoy!
To learn more about these options, check out DeliveringChoices.org.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the election of five members to its Board of Directors.more
Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s Beverage Companies Announce Landmark CGI Commitment to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed Across the Nation
American Beverage Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo Work Together to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed Per Person Nationally by 20% by 2025
(NEW YORK) September 23, 2014— The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, has worked with representatives from American Beverage Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo to announce a new landmark agreement to decrease beverage calories in the American diet.more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today was named Chair of the ASAE Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Nashville. Neely will begin her one-year term on September 1.more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today named William M. Dermody Jr. vice president of policy for the association.more
Sales of mineral water, tomato juice drive Dr Pepper Snapple gainsDr Pepper Snapple's earnings climbed 11.4% and revenue increased 2.6% in the third quarter, compared with Q3 of 2013, fueled by strong sales of Penafiel flavored mineral water and spicy tomato juice drink Clamato in Mexico and the Caribbean. Sales volume for Penafiel increased 25%, while Clamato saw a 7% gain. Investor's Business Daily (10/23)
Danone and URC team up in the Philippines to produce beveragesThe Universal Robina Corporation and Danone are partnering to manufacture beverages in the Philippines through a joint venture called Danone Universal Robina Beverages. URC is currently a leader in the country's beverage industry, but with Danone will be able to diversify its product offerings. If approved by both companies' boards, the joint venture will begin in 2015. DairyReporter.com (France) (10/23)
Chestnut Praline Latte to debut at Starbucks next monthFollowing its Pumpkin Spice Latte, Starbucks is introducing another seasonal flavor. The Chestnut Praline Latte will debut nationwide on Nov. 12, marking the chain's first new holiday flavor in five years. It will be offered through the holidays along with gingerbread and peppermint mocha flavors. The Huffington Post (10/21)
Marcos De Quinto named new Coca-Cola CMOFoodNavigator (10/23) Click Here to Receive ABA SmartBrief Alerts
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Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary Wins 2014 Childhood Obesity Prevention Award!
ABA is proud to support the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) 2014 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards announced on January 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The awards went to cities with outstanding programs that encourage healthy weight through balanced diet choices and regular physical activity.
In the medium city category, Waterbury, Conn., Mayor Neil O'Leary took home first place for his "Kids Marathon Program," which keeps kids active by introducing them to the sport of running. The initiative is operated through a collaboration of the YMCA, City of Waterbury, Department of Education, Boys and Girls Club and the Police Activity League.