An American Industry

March 27, 2013

America’s beverage companies provide good jobs and economic opportunities to communities nationwide. In addition to manufacturing and distribution jobs…

Report: Soda Is Not Driving Obesity

March 26, 2013

A new report from Beverage Digest proves the fallacy of the “soda causes obesity” argument, instead showing that sales have been declining since 2009…

First Day of Spring

March 22, 2013

The variety in weather is like the variety in our beverages; there is something for everyone.  If you’re in the Midwest, chances are you are still shoveling…

Common Sense at University of Miami

March 21, 2013

A judge in New York already passed sentence on Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to ban the sale of soft drinks larger than 16 ounces, and now students are passing…

Enough. Science By Press Release Needs to Stop

March 20, 2013

Too often, PR shops play the role of the wizard behind the curtain, spinning and shaping scientific abstracts and studies without offering context or perspective…

New York Soda Ban Ruled “Invalid” By Court

March 12, 2013

The headline at the Wall Street Journal website yesterday afternoon says it all: Judge Halts New York City Soda Ban.
In an announcement late yesterday…

Making The Choices That Are Right For You

March 8, 2013

We know you lead busy lives.  As the days get longer this spring and summer, we’re sure you’ll find yourself working on how to balance your personal…

New Poll: Opposition to Soda Ban Remains Strong

March 1, 2013

In about a week and a half, the soda ban in New York City is scheduled to be implemented.  A new poll we came across today shows that opposition to a…

First Lady Michelle Obama Applauds U.S. Businesses’ Role in Helping Address Obesity

February 28, 2013

We often talk about the importance of public-private partnerships and how in our industry’s experience, they can – and do – work.  For example,…

The USDA Should Inspect Food Safety – Not the Contents of Grocery Carts

February 21, 2013

Next time you walk up and down the aisles of the grocery store, look at the thousands of different food and beverage products on every shelf and in every…