American Beverage Association Statement on Fructose and Gout

November 10, 2010

This study fails to be meaningful when it comes to informing Americans about the real causes of gout. In fact, suggesting that fructose intake causes gout is not based on modern day science, but rather centuries-old theory.

American Beverage Association Statement

November 1, 2010

In response to "Wide Availability of High-Calorie Beverages in US Elementary Schools," published today in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine," the American Beverage Association issued the following statement:

American Beverage Association Statement on Diabetes Care Paper

October 27, 2010

"It is overly simplistic, and simply misleading, to suggest that reducing or eliminating sugar-sweetened beverages from the diet will uniquely lower incidence of serious health conditions such as diabetes or metabolic syndrome."

American Beverage Association Statement on Food Stamp Purchases

October 7, 2010

There is nothing unique about the calories in sugar-sweetened beverages - which include flavored waters, sports drinks, juice drinks and teas - to justify singling them out for elimination from eligible purchases in the Food Stamps program in New York City.

James A. McGreevy III To Head American Beverage Association Government Affairs Operation

September 30, 2010

Susan K. Neely, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association (ABA), has announced the promotion of James A. McGreevy III to senior vice president for government affairs for the association.

Beverage Industry Convenes in Orlando to Recognize Innovation; Inaugural InterBev Beverage Innovation Awards Winners Announced at InterBev 2010

September 24, 2010

The American Beverage Association, International Bottled Water Association and FoodBev Media are proud to announce the recipients of the inaugural InterBev Beverage Innovation Awards, announced last evening during InterBev 2010 at a gala dinner held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

American Beverage Association Announces Election of New Officers to Board of Directors and Appointment of New Board Members

September 23, 2010

The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the election of Thomas L. Bené, president, Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages, as Chair of its Board of Directors, as well as other officers to the Board. New members also were appointed.

Don't Miss Your Chance To Be A Part of Beverage Industry History in the Making - InterBev 2010 is 3 Weeks Away!

September 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- InterBev 2010, the beverage industry's premier trade show, brought to you by the American Beverage Association (ABA) and the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), is just around the corner. Change is happening faster than ever in our industry, and InterBev is the place to see the latest in our industry's challenges, trends and solutions. 

American Beverage Association Statement on Low-Calorie Sweeteners

August 19, 2010

Low-calorie sweeteners are some of the most studied and reviewed ingredients in the food supply today and have passed rigorous safety assessments.

Beverage Industry Commends Senate for Unanimous Passage of Child Nutrition Bill

August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Beverage Association (ABA) today commends the U.S. Senate for bipartisan passage of the "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act," a bill that will provide necessary funding to federal child nutrition programs.