Get The Facts On Soft Drink Consumption

June 10, 2014

You might have heard lately some information about how people are consuming sugar-sweetened beverages.  Unfortunately, oftentimes this information is…

Food And Beverage Industry Accounts for More Than 13 Percent of May Job Growth

June 9, 2014

Every month, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its monthly report on job creation. Recently, FoodAndBeveragePeople.com released…

Congratulations to York!

June 6, 2014

Back in January, we highlighted the winners of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 2014 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards – specifically, a program from…

Way To Go, Waterbury!

June 5, 2014

You might recall that earlier this year we highlighted Waterbury, Conn., Mayor Neil O’Leary as the winner in the medium city category of the U.S. Conference…

Rasmussen Reports: 63 Percent Of Americans Oppose A Soda Ban

June 4, 2014

A recent Rasmussen Reports poll found that 63 percent of American adults oppose a ban on the sale of soft drinks larger than 16 ounces, with just 19 percent…

It's Time To Focus On Real Solutions

June 3, 2014

No matter how it is framed, taxes and bans on common grocery items, like soft drinks, are simply bad policy.
They are unpopular with voters, hurt businesses…

What Goes In Your Grocery Cart Is Up To You

June 2, 2014

Whether you’re grabbing some last-minute items for a cookout or just stocking up for the week, everyone shops for different things at the grocery store…

Congratulations, Denver!

May 29, 2014

You might recall that back in February we highlighted Denver, Colo., Mayor Michael Hancock as the winner in the large city category of the U.S. Conference…

Illinois Lawmakers Vote Down Soda Tax

May 28, 2014

The Illinois House Committee on Revenue & Finance voted yesterday, by a margin of seven to two, against a proposal to tax soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened…

Focusing On The 45

May 15, 2014

With spring settling in, you may find yourself focusing more on staying hydrated.  Luckily for you, our member companies are providing consumers with…