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Beverage Industry

Campaign Uses 'Gross-Out' Method To Successfully Combat Teen Obesity

Posted 11.15.2013 | Parents

All over the country, public officials are seeking ways to combat America’s obesity problem. Last year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a ...

Fearing Water Scarcity, Unlikely Industry Pushes Green Efforts

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green

WEST COLUMBIA, Texas (AP) — Fifty miles outside the nation's fourth-largest city is a massive field of waist-high grass, buzzing bees and palm-size ...

This Is Why You're Fat: The 2012 Farm Bill and the Real Obesity Lobby

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Merkelson

The food and beverage industry has been relentless in Washington lately, more than doubling their spending in Washington during the past three years, completely outpacing public interest groups looking out for children's health.

Coca-Cola Denies Major Acquisition Rumors

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

-- Monster Beverage Corp.'s shares soared on Monday following a report that Coca-Cola Co. was considering buying the energy drink maker, but the worl...

A Taste of Change: Why Getting a Slice of the Beverage Business Isn't so Crazy After All

Porter Gale | Posted 12.05.2011 | Small Business
Porter Gale

Here was a woman in her kitchen, with no experience in the beverage category, and she decided to do what was seemingly impossible. The task? She was going to get a slice of the beverage industry.

How Pepsi Fell Behind Coke

Ad Age | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Pepsi lost the cola war last week. It's debatable whether the brand was defeated or unwittingly surrendered by abandoning tried-and-true advertising ...

Don't Tax Soda, Tax Fat Soda Drinkers

Steven R. Gundry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven R. Gundry

There are two ways to slow obesity: One, limit where and when simple carbohydrates can be used (it worked in World War II). Or two, tax the consequences of their overuse.

A Sustained Buzz: Five Experts' Favorite Eco-Friendly Coffees

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Where'd your morning joe come from? As the world awakens to social responsibility issues, many are now looking for a tasty and ethical brew in the morning. A expert panel gives their picks.

NYC Health Department Gives Beverage Industry a Kick in Their Sugary Tush

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Janice Taylor

According to the American Heart Association, Americans now consume on average 22 teaspoons of sugar per day, or 355 calories.