Walter Backerman of Queens, N.Y, holds a special place in beverage history -- and a nearly forgotten one.
He's one of the last of the seltzer men, ...
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Armies of deep-pocketed lobbyists are marshaling astroturf front groups to give Coca-Cola and Pepsi's opposition to soda taxes a respectable air.
The Coke commercial on Spanish-language TV begins inside the sun-filled bedroom of a young Latina. She tips back a 20-ounce bottle. No sooner does fizz strike than magic happens.
The majority of households spend between a fourth and a third of their grocery budget on junk, and empty calories. That's a lot of money that could be used on other more nutritious groceries.
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