Mexico Soda Tax “A Whopping Great Failure”

March 15, 2016

If the intention of Mexico’s soda tax was to make people healthier, then – as Katherine Rich wrote - it “has been a whopping great failure, and new…

Macleans Editorial Opposes Soda Tax

March 9, 2016

Recently, the Canadian Senate proposed a tax on both sugar-sweetened beverages as well as beverages with no or few calories. Macleans, a Canadian weekly…

In Mexico, Tax Fails to Whittle Waistlines

February 16, 2016

As new information emerges about Mexico’s soda tax, the data continues to show that it is not the solution activists claimed it would be. An attorney…

Smoke and Mirrors of the Mexico Soda Tax

February 10, 2016

About two years ago, Mexico implemented a 10 percent excise tax on all sugar-sweetened beverages under the guise that it would improve public health in…

The Economic Cost of Beverage Taxes

January 6, 2016

As the city of Davis, Calif., considers levying a tax on non-alcoholic beverages, citizens of the town are voicing displeasure with the proposal. They…

A Glimpse Back on 2015

December 31, 2015

As this year draws to a close we at Sip & Savor are reflecting back on some of the highlights for the beverage industry in 2015.
We started the year by…

Who Pays the Price of a Soda Tax?

December 21, 2015

Last week we wrote about local business owner Bobby Coyote’s opposition to a soda tax proposal in Davis, Calif. Now others are joining him to voice their…

Davis Businesses Voice Their Concerns About a Soda Tax

December 16, 2015

Small businesspeople in the California town of Davis are just finding out about an attempt by food police to tax beverages in the city and are warning…

Do Soda Taxes Work?

December 15, 2015

Many public health activists claim that taxes on soda will improve public health and solve the world’s public health issues. However, a report highlighted…

Cutting through the Smoke and Mirrors

November 19, 2015

There is no concrete evidence that the soda tax implemented last year in Berkeley, Calif. has reduced soda consumption, yet activists are disingenuously…