#TBT Encouraging Balance in America’s Communities

May 4, 2017

America’s beverage companies have a history of working with local and national partners to build stronger communities. Almost two years ago, ABA along…

Fighting Childhood Obesity in Phoenix

February 16, 2017

Last month, the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America announced the six grant recipients of the…

Supporting Efforts in Huntington, W.Va.

February 6, 2017

Just a few weeks ago, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America announced the six grant recipients of the…

Making a Difference in Waterloo

January 23, 2017

Each year the U.S. Conference of Mayors in partnership with the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America provides grants to support mayors who…

Partnering With Mayors to Make a Difference

January 18, 2017

Today, at The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., six mayors were selected to receive $445,000 in grants to support…

Beware of Personal Agendas

November 4, 2016

It is no secret there are special interests pushing taxes that single out certain items in the grocery cart under the guise of improved public health.…

Community Level Support

August 23, 2016

America’s beverage companies are committed to being a part of real and lasting solutions to societal challenges such as obesity. One of the ways they…

Taxing Beverages is “Flawed” and “Lazy”

June 24, 2016

Populations world-wide are facing the public health challenge of obesity and are searching for actionable solutions. What does not work are discriminatory…

Beverage Taxes Are Not the Solution to Obesity

April 11, 2016

There is no silver bullet for the complex issue of obesity. Yet some policymakers continue to erroneously believe you can tax people to better health.…

The Big Picture

April 8, 2016

Diabetes and other obesity-related conditions are serious public health challenges that communities across the world are facing. The causes of these diseases…