Keeping Americans Informed About Their Beverage Calories

March 7, 2016

Over six years ago, America’s beverage companies launched the Clear on Calories initiative in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move…

Our Long History with Caffeine

March 4, 2016

Caffeine sparked the American Revolution and Americans have been enjoying this ingredient found in a variety of foods and beverages ever since. Today we…

The Facts on Energy Drinks and Caffeine Remain Clear

March 1, 2016

Did you know that most energy drinks contain about half the caffeine of an equivalent size coffeehouse coffee? For example, a 16-ounce energy drink typically…

Let the Diet Soda Myth #RIP

February 19, 2016

Scientific research shows that low- and no- calorie beverages can help people lose weight and also aid them in keeping the pounds off. Despite a recent…

#TBT Taking It Back to 1885

February 18, 2016

On this day in 1885, Mark Twain’s famous novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in the United States.
The book has been read by school…

In Mexico, Tax Fails to Whittle Waistlines

February 16, 2016

As new information emerges about Mexico’s soda tax, the data continues to show that it is not the solution activists claimed it would be. An attorney…

Vernors Ginger Ale Turns 150

February 12, 2016

This year Vernors, Michigan’s favorite drink and the oldest ginger ale brand in the United States, turns 150 years old.
Vernors was invented by Detroit…

Paving the Way for Environmental Stewardship

February 8, 2016

America’s leading beverage companies have long been leaders when it comes to protecting the planet and preserving natural resources. For years, they…

Negative Dietary Advice is Leading Americans Down the Wrong Path

February 4, 2016

A team of researchers out of Arizona State University recently found the idea that “people do the opposite of what they are told” applies to the current…

Davis, Calif., Stands with Small Businesses and Consumers

February 3, 2016

Last night the Davis, Calif., city council stood with local small businesses and consumers and voted down a proposal which could have led to taxes on common…