Our Commitment To Giving Back

April 11, 2014

This week, many Americans are paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  With that being said, a certain thought leader…

90 Percent Mental, 50 Percent Physical

April 10, 2014

The great philosopher Yogi Berra once said: “Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.”  While Mr. Berra may not have excelled…

Calorie Information, Right Up Front

April 9, 2014

Did you know that it’s easier now than it has ever been before to get the calorie information you need to make an informed choice about what to drink? …

The Beverage Industry’s Economic Impact

April 8, 2014

Did you check in with us yesterday and read about how the beverage industry played an important part in job growth last month? Did you also know that the…

Food And Beverage Industry Accounts For More Than 18 Percent Of Job Growth In March

April 7, 2014

Every month, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its monthly report on job creation. Recently, FoodandBeveragePeople.com released…

Choices, Choices And More Choices

April 2, 2014

Have you ever found yourself standing in front of the beverage cooler at the local convenience store or in the beverage aisle at your grocery store trying…

We Can’t Tax Our Way To Better Health

March 28, 2014

It’s nonsense to think that government can legislate healthy lifestyles.  We’ve seen more evidence to support this fact recently with a new study…

Psst, What’s That In Your Cart?

March 27, 2014

There has been some public debate recently over whether or not a tax on common grocery items like teas, sports drinks, soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages…

Research Shows Soda Taxes Don’t Work

March 26, 2014

Regular readers of the Sip & Savor have heard this before: we can’t tax our way to better health. A recent study published in Health Economics confirms…

We’re Committed To Responsible Marketing

March 25, 2014

Our industry takes its marketing practices very seriously, especially when it comes to children. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that from 2004…