An Industry With A History of Leadership

August 16, 2016

America’s beverage companies have been dedicated for years to reducing calories from beverages across the country, and particularly in our schools. Over…

Cutting through the Noise

August 15, 2016

In today’s digital age we are inundated with so-called expert health information from every direction – articles, blogs and social media to name a…

Why Taxes Fall Flat

August 12, 2016

It doesn’t matter where they are tried, taxes singling out one item in the grocery cart fail to make people healthier, according to Canadian think tank…

What You Can Expect for the New School Year

August 11, 2016

As the new school year approaches, children everywhere are dreading the end of summer and gearing up for new grade levels and new classes. One thing that…

Partnering for a Better Tomorrow

August 9, 2016

America’s leading beverage companies are committed to protecting the planet for future generations. That’s why environmental stewardship is at the…

Beverage Taxes: “All Cost, No Benefit"

August 8, 2016

The only thing taxes on common grocery items impacts is people’s wallets, according to a new report from the Irish Beverage Council (IBC). The report…

Getting the Facts Before Pointing Fingers

August 5, 2016

Obesity and obesity-related diseases are serious and complex challenges to public health. But it can be just as challenging trying to get helpful information…

Five Facts about Sports Drinks

August 3, 2016

Staying hydrated during exercise and physical activity is essential, especially during the hot summer months. Sports drinks are one of the options offered…

USA TODAY: “Better-informed consumers, not surcharges, can help prevent obesity.”

August 2, 2016

Soda taxes have become a hot topic in recent months with plenty of misinformation swirling about. The USA TODAY editorial board has taken a hard look at…

For Some Families, “Small” Taxes Add Up Quickly

August 1, 2016

Regardless of what they’re called - grocery taxes, sugar taxes, soda taxes or meal taxes -  taxes on common grocery items all have one thing in common:…