American Beverage Association Responds To FDA Menu And Vending Machine Calorie Labeling Rules

November 25, 2014

“America’s beverage companies are ahead of the curve when it comes to providing consumers the information they need to make the choices that are right for them.  We have already put clear calorie information on the front of every bottle, can and pack we make, and we’re providing calorie information on company-controlled vending machines.  FDA’s announcement provides consumers nationwide with consistent information about the foods and beverages they consume outside the home.”

Dr. Maia M. Jack Joins The American Beverage Association As Vice President Of Science And Regulatory Affairs

November 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today named Maia M. Jack, Ph.D., as vice president of science and regulatory affairs for the association.  

American Beverage Association Responds To Unpublished Analysis Of Poison Control Center Data On Energy Drinks

November 16, 2014

“This abstract has not been published and therefore the authors’ full methodology and analysis is not available for review. In the past, various experts have raised concerns regarding misinterpretation and inherent limitations of data from National Poison Data System when it comes to Energy Drinks.  Based on the most recent government data reported in the journal Pediatrics, children under 12 have virtually no caffeine consumption from energy drinks.

ABA President and CEO Susan Neely Recognized As One Of Washington Business Journal's "2014 Women Who Mean Business"

November 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), was recognized by the Washington Business Journal last evening as one of this year’s 25 “Women Who Mean Business.”  Neely is profiled in today’s edition of the Washington Business Journal.
 

American Beverage Association Celebrates America Recycles Day

November 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As America Recycles Day approaches, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its environmental impact, and is making it easier for consumers to do the same.

American Beverage Association Statement On Soda Taxes

November 5, 2014

“People don’t support taxes and bans on common grocery items, like soft drinks.  That’s why the public policy debate has largely moved on from taxes and bans.  Our industry will continue working with serious policy leaders to focus on meaningful solutions that address the complex issue of obesity.

American Beverage Association Announces Election Of New Officers To Board Of Directors

October 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the 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.

American Beverage Association Announces Election Of Members To Its Board Of Directors

October 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the election of five members to its Board of Directors.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s Beverage Companies Announce Landmark CGI Commitment to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed Across the Nation

September 23, 2014

American Beverage Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo Work Together to Reduce Beverage Calories Consumed Per Person Nationally by 20% by 2025
(NEW YORK) September 23, 2014— The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, has worked with representatives from American Beverage Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo to announce a new landmark agreement to decrease beverage calories in the American diet.

ABA President And CEO Susan Neely Named Chair Of ASAE Board Of Directors

August 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today was named Chair of the ASAE Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Nashville.  Neely will begin her one-year term on September 1.