A Refreshing Moment

November 22, 2011

A while back we blogged about the history of the American Beverage Association.  We are very proud of our many member companies, the myriad beverage choices…

Wrong Way To Do The Right Thing

November 21, 2011

If you are a frequent visitor of Sip & Savor, you have read a lot about taxes over the years: bottle taxes, soda taxes, beverage taxes, etc.  We have…

Taxes (Still) Won’t Work

November 18, 2011

It’s days like this - when we read a superb report on why taxes won’t work to make people healthy - that we feel even more justified in our position…

Did You Know?

November 17, 2011

At Sip & Savor, we often write about the federal government – from Committee hearings to elections to proposed legislation.  And if you turn on the…

Taxing You Thin?

November 10, 2011

Every now and then, we like to share an article that we find interesting.  Earlier this week, Jonathan Berr, a writer for InvestorPlace, wrote about a…

Outdated Information = Misleading Headlines

November 8, 2011

If you were to assess the beverage landscape in America’s schools today, it wouldn’t resemble what you may have read about in some recent news stories…

Taxes are not the Solution

November 2, 2011

We’ve regularly let our readers know our strong opposition to discriminatory taxes on our products.  It’s a position we know is backed in common sense…

Brownell is up to His Old Tricks this Halloween

October 31, 2011

Well, it’s Halloween, so it should be no surprise that Kelly Brownell is up to his old tricks in twisting and turning the facts like a Twizzler when…

Consumers Already Seeing Calories Right Up Front

October 21, 2011

Yesterday, an Institute of Medicine Committee released its phase two report on front-of-package labeling for foods and beverages. While we may not fully…

Political Fixes for Healthy Eating?

October 18, 2011

Every once in a while, we like to share an article that we find interesting.  Today, it’s the “Five Myths” column from Sunday’s Washington Post…