Keeping the Government Out of Our Grocery Carts

January 15, 2016

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway says that the government should not be in the business of telling Americans what to eat and drink. Conaway…

Federal Government’s Recent Nutrition Advice Confirms Safety and Benefits of Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners

January 13, 2016

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans released last week by the federal government confirmed the safety of FDA-approved low- and no-calorie sweeteners…

Baltimore’s Warning Label Alarms Small Businesses

January 12, 2016

Baltimore business owners are worried about the economic impact of new legislation that would slap “warning labels” on commonly purchased beverages…

Looking at the Full Picture

January 11, 2016

Sugar is routinely blamed for myriad negative health outcomes, most notably obesity. A recent Bloomberg Business article, however, is poking holes in these…

Providing Choices, Information And Innovation

January 8, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services released the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans highlighting…

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Send A Message On Balance

January 7, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans today…

The Economic Cost of Beverage Taxes

January 6, 2016

As the city of Davis, Calif., considers levying a tax on non-alcoholic beverages, citizens of the town are voicing displeasure with the proposal. They…

The Perfect Diet?

January 4, 2016

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) are intended to make Americans healthier through simple nutrition advice, but thirty-five years after the first…

A Glimpse Back on 2015

December 31, 2015

As this year draws to a close we at Sip & Savor are reflecting back on some of the highlights for the beverage industry in 2015.
We started the year by…

Who Pays the Price of a Soda Tax?

December 21, 2015

Last week we wrote about local business owner Bobby Coyote’s opposition to a soda tax proposal in Davis, Calif. Now others are joining him to voice their…