Beverage Industry Weighs in on Front-of-Pack Labeling

April 9, 2010

Here at Sip & Savor we've dedicated a few columns of late to the beverage industry's Clear on Calories initiative (more on that a bit later).  Today,…

Expert: Soda Tax Idea "All Washed Up"

April 7, 2010

We at Sip & Savor were pleased to see this well thought-out opinion-editorial by Rob Raffety of the Mercatus Center that outlines the failed logic behind…

The School Beverage Guidelines in Detail

April 6, 2010

If you've seen our latest School Beverage Guidelines print and TV ads, then you know that our industry has gone the distance to change the beverage landscape…

The Right Approach

April 1, 2010

We at Sip & Savor are pleased to share an opinion-editorial penned by dietitian Diane Greenleaf that ran in yesterday's Kansas City Star.  The piece focuses…

Academics Line Up in Opposition to New York's Proposed Beverage Tax

March 31, 2010

There's no way around it, New Yorkers don't want and can't afford any more taxes - especially taxes that will affect the cost of their groceries. We came…

Governor Paterson's Extinct Soda Tax

March 29, 2010

With growing consensus, New York legislators are dropping the seemingly hopeless proposal to tax soft drinks and other beverages.  New York Gov. David…

Philadelphia Speaks Out (Again!)

March 25, 2010

Yesterday in Philadelphia, we saw more evidence of how unpopular Mayor Michael Nutter's proposal to tax soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages…

An Important Day for School Nutrition

March 24, 2010

Last week, we at Sip & Savor blogged about the American Beverage Association's participation in a groundbreaking announcement on national standards for…

Panning Pittsburgh's Proposed Soda Tax

March 23, 2010

Pittsburgh is taking notes from the flawed playbooks of other municipalities across the country. Recently, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl expressed support for…

Sip & Savor Embraces Spring, Reflects on Industry Initiatives

March 22, 2010

Last weekend brought about the first day of spring. In this season of renewal, it’s nice to look back and see how the great accomplishments of the first…