We Can’t Tax Our Way To Better Health

March 28, 2014

It’s nonsense to think that government can legislate healthy lifestyles.  We’ve seen more evidence to support this fact recently with a new study…

Psst, What’s That In Your Cart?

March 27, 2014

There has been some public debate recently over whether or not a tax on common grocery items like teas, sports drinks, soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages…

Research Shows Soda Taxes Don’t Work

March 26, 2014

Regular readers of the Sip & Savor have heard this before: we can’t tax our way to better health. A recent study published in Health Economics confirms…

We’re Committed To Responsible Marketing

March 25, 2014

Our industry takes its marketing practices very seriously, especially when it comes to children. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that from 2004…

Taxes, Bans & Satire

March 24, 2014

Our critics are steadfast.  They want you to believe that taxes and bans are the magic bullet that will solve the very complex problem of obesity, despite…

Taxes Are Not the Solution

March 20, 2014

It is not surprising that a proposal to tax soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages did not come to a vote during an Illinois Senate committee…

What Does 45 Mean To You?

March 18, 2014

Did you know that the number 45 has a special mathematical significance?  The sum of the first nine numbers placed in increasing or decreasing order –…

To Solve Obesity, It Starts With Education – Not Laws And Regulation.

March 17, 2014

A senate committee in Illinois this week will hold a hearing on a proposal to tax soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages.  Supporters of the…

Cut To The Chase On Calories!

March 14, 2014

Through bold initiatives such as our Clear on Calories program, we have led the way in ensuring that consumers have important calorie information right…

Clear Calories for Consumers

March 13, 2014

When it comes to calories, America’s beverage industry has a longstanding commitment to arming consumers with the information they need to help them…