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Recycling is Patriotic!

June 27, 2016

We here at Sip & Savor are beginning preparations for 4th of July. We’re stocking up on food for the grill, fireworks and our favorite beverages. We’re also making sure that we’ll have our recycling bins handy during the celebration.

Our product packaging is 100 percent recyclable; everything from our aluminum, plastic and glass beverage containers, right down to the plastic caps can be recycled.

Environmental stewardship is a core element to our industry and we’ll never stop pushing to improve. America’s leading beverage companies have built our technologies and our business practices around it.

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News Releasesview all News Releases

June 16, 2016

ABA Responds to Philadelphia Soda Tax Passage

The tax passed today is a regressive tax that unfairly singles out beverages – including low- and no-calorie choices.  But most importantly, it is against the law.  So we will side with the majority of the people of Philadelphia who oppose this tax and take legal action to stop it.

May 20, 2016


In response to today’s release of the FDA rule change on the Nutrition Facts Panel, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement:

April 1, 2016

Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s Beverage Companies Announce Focused Efforts in Alabama and Mississippi to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed

American Beverage Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo Working Together to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed in the American diet.

February 23, 2016


Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), named today Fredericka McGee as vice president of California government affairs and operations for the association.


Today's SmartBrief

Jax Coco taps former Nestle exec as CEO

Coconut water brand Jax Coco has hired former Nestle executive Greg Cattin as its new CEO. The Hong Kong-based brand distributes its coconut water products in 15 countries and plans to expand distribution in the Asian market under Cattin's leadership, co-founders Alex Ing and Max Gottschalk said. (free registration) (6/24)

CPG companies address shifting consumer needs with new snacks

Food and beverage companies are responding to consumers' growing snack habit and demand for organic and clean-label products with new snack offerings. Kellogg is debuting its GoLean line of Plant Powered Shakes, and Saratoga Chips rolled out a line of OrganicPop ready-to-eat popcorn. (free registration) (6/24)

Food companies see potential in plant-powered products

The shift from meat-based diets to cleaner and healthier alternatives is driving companies including WhiteWave, Hormel and General Mills to invest in plant-based products, analyst Phil Terpolilli said in a recent report. "Helped by innovation in both dairy and meat-alternative products, we believe the overall plant-based foods industry represents more than $3.5 billion in sales, including various meat and dairy alternatives," he said. Forbes (6/24)

Arla announces new protein hydrolysates facility

Arla Foods Ingredients will open a $45 million protein hydrolysates factory in Denmark featuring a dedicated packing line, manufacturing resources, laboratories and other facilities. The factory will be capable of producing about 4,000 metric tons of whey and casein hydrolysates annually. (France) (6/23) Click Here to Receive ABA SmartBrief Alerts

Worth a Watch...

The Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards – a program in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America and the U.S. Conference of Mayors – supports mayors’ ongoing childhood obesity prevention programs in their cities. The 2016 winners were just announced and Fontana, Calif., Mayor Acquanetta Warren received first place for a medium size city for her “Healthy Kids for a Healthy Fontana” program. The program encourages elementary and middle school children enrolled in the city’s after-school programs to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and provides them with additional opportunities for physical activity. Watch this video to learn more about how this program is helping students learn good lifelong habits on balance.

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