Every now and then, we like to share an article that we find interesting. Earlier this week, Jonathan Berr, a writer for InvestorPlace, wrote about a topic we discuss a lot here at Sip & Savor: taxes.
Berr’s article, “Obesity Taxes Won’t Work,” discusses the complications with taxing specific foods and beverages. He also states, “Unfortunately, people get fat and stay overweight for many reasons — psychological, physiological and economic…”
We hope you to take a few minutes to read this op-ed and we also want to remind you about the comprehensive efforts being made by the beverage industry to be a part of the solution to obesity. With our Clear on Calories initiative, we’ve placed new calorie labels on every bottle, can and pack we produce – so you can make the choice that’s right for you and your family. And, through our national School Beverage Guidelines, we’ve removed full-calorie soft drinks from all schools and replaced them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion options.