Responsible Advertising

July 6, 2010

Social responsibility is something that the beverage industry takes very seriously.  We've spent some time informing our readers about our member companies'…

Beverage Industry Supports School Nutrition

July 1, 2010

The House Education and Labor Committee, led by Chairman George Miller, D-Calif., held a hearing today on a bill called "Improving Nutrition for America's…

Beverage Taxes Just Won't Work

June 30, 2010

Over the past few months, we've seen varying forms of proposals to tax sugar-sweetened beverages pop up in a handful of states and municipalities across…

In Search of a "Fit Nation"

June 28, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama - showcasing a newly expanded Presidential Council on Fitness - is telling the nation's youth and their parents that staying…

New Yorkers Say No to Tax on Soft Drinks

June 22, 2010

New York City residents - whether or not they drink sugar-sweetened beverages themselves – oppose Gov. David Paterson's proposal for a penny-per-ounce…

Bringing Bottles Back to Life

June 17, 2010

Since last Friday, football (that would be soccer for us Americans) fans around the globe have been glued to television sets as they've watched the opening…

Active Schools are Healthy Schools

June 16, 2010

We at Sip & Savor give a shout out to Memorial High School in West New York, N.J., the first school to earn the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Gold…

The Research is Clear: People Just Don't Want a Soda Tax

June 3, 2010

We've noted on several occasions that the American public simply doesn't want a soda tax - for a number of reasons.  Just yesterday, an Adweek/Harris…

D.C. Council Expands Sales Tax

May 28, 2010

We spend a considerable amount of time educating our readers about the various tax proposals that we see popping up in a handful of states and municipalities…

District of Columbia City Council Revisits Beverage Taxes to Fill Budget Gap

May 26, 2010

The D.C. City Council met today to approve the city budget.  Just last week, the City Council tabled the notion to impose a discriminatory and regressive…