SIX CITIES SHARE $445,000 IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMS

January 21, 2016

Partnership Invests in Promising Programs to Encourage Kids’ Healthy Weight & Lifestyle

BEVERAGE INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO 2015 U.S. DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS

January 7, 2016

In response to today’s release of the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement:

AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

November 13, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s leading non-alcoholic beverage companies are marking America Recycles Day by announcing the results of an industry-wide survey that shows they are now recycling or reusing 94 percent of the waste produced by their 160 company-owned production facilities in the United States. 

AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF OFFICERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

October 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the re-election of Rodger L. Collins, president of packaged beverages for Dr Pepper Snapple Group, as Chair of its Board of Directors, as well as other officers to the Board. 

Beverage Industry Responds to British Medical Journal Paper on Diabetes

July 22, 2015

In response to “Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice and incidence of type 2 diabetes; systematic review, meta-analysis, and estimation of population attributable fraction,” a paper published today in the British Medical Journal, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement:

Beverage Industry Responds to Study That Purports to Link Beverages to Global Disease

June 30, 2015

America’s beverage companies are committed to being part of real solutions to public health challenges. This study does not show that consuming sugar-sweetened beverages causes chronic diseases and the authors themselves acknowledge that they are at best estimating effects of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.
America’s beverage companies are doing their part to offer consumers the fact-based information and the beverage options they need to make the right choices for themselves and their families.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s Beverage Companies Announce New York City Neighborhoods Now Part of Community Initiative To Help Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed

May 27, 2015

(NEW YORK) –The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s beverage companies announced today that New York City will now be part of a community-based initiative to help reduce beverage calories consumed by 20 percent per person by 2025 in neighborhoods where there has been less interest in or access to lower-calorie and smaller-portion beverages.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s Beverage Companies Start Work In Little Rock Neighborhoods As Part Of Community Initiative To Help Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed

May 18, 2015

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s beverage companies announced today that work will begin in four Little Rock communities on a highly focused initiative to help reduce calories consumed from beverages in neighborhoods where there has been less interest in or access to lower-calorie and smaller-portion beverages.

America's Beverage Companies Mark Earth Day and Aim to Boost Fuel Economy Further

April 21, 2015

America’s non-alcoholic beverage industry salutes Earth Day and the countless actions it has inspired among individuals and companies to protect our planet.

Low- And No-Calorie Beverages Repeatedly Shown To Be An Effective Tool For Weight Loss And Weight Maintenance

March 17, 2015

“Previous research, including human clinical trials, supports that diet beverages are an effective tool as part of an overall weight management plan.  Numerous studies have repeatedly demonstrated the benefits of diet beverages – as well as low-calorie sweeteners, which are in thousands of foods and beverages – in helping to reduce calorie intake.