Coca-Cola Puts Bubbles, Flavor In Glaceau Fruitwater
NEW YORK Coca-Cola (KO) is taking bottled water and doing what it does best - giving it some bubbles and flavor.The Atlanta-based company confirmed Monday that it would introduce a line of zero-calorie, carbonated, fruit-flavored waters called "fruitwater" starting April 1. The drink will be part
Cleveland Weighs Energy Drink Ban For Minors
Citing the “dangerous” health effects energy drinks have on children and young adults, an ordinance proposed by the Cleveland City Council this week aims to ban minors from buying energy drinks within the city, WKYC Online reported.The emergency ordinance would make it illegal to sell energy
Investorideas.com Newswire - From Soft Drinks To Alcoholic...
Stevia and Beverage Stocks to Watch: Coca-Cola, Heineken, Sunwin Stevia International., PureCircle. Center for Science in the Public Interest Files FDA Petition on Sugar Drinks' Role in Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease, Opening New Opportunities for Stevia
Wake Up! Mountain Dew Debuts Caffeinated-juice Breakfast Drink
Mountain Dew, long known for its caffeine content, is bringing out a new higher-caffeine, breakfast drink. (Pepsico)But that's exactly what Pepsico, owner of the brand, wants you to do. The company today announced the debut of Mountain Dew Kickstart, a caffeinated juice drink it hopes will be a
CBS Rejects SodaStream's Super Bowl Ad
SodaStream (SODA) has learned the hard way that it's not a good idea to take potshots at two of the Super Bowl's biggest advertisers. CBS (CBS), which will broadcast the game on Feb. 3, has rejected the home soda-maker's Super Bowl ad. The issue? The commercial's content concerned the
Michael Kirban, Founder Of Vita Coco, Plans To Take On Coke...
Michael Kirban thinks it's better to take risks than to be perfect. He fires off quick decisions, and he spends a lot of time in the company hammock.Hanging Tough Michael Kirban (he's the one in the hammock) and Vita Coco's sales director, Tim Dwyer, place a sales call to online grocer
NYC Approves Soda Ban; Restaurant Association Responds
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's proposal to ban the sale of sweetened beverages 16 oz. or larger was approved today by the NYC Board of Health.After the news broke, Bloomberg tweeted: "NYC's new sugary drink policy is the single biggest step any gov't has taken to curb obesity. It will help
Energy Drinks May Have Positive Effect On Heart, Researchers...
FRANKFURT: Energy drinks containing caffeine and taurine boost heart function in healthy people, an Italian study found. Function in the left and right ventricles, which pump blood to the body, increased one hour after consuming an energy drink, according to the researchers, who used
Monster Beverage Discloses Probe Involving Energy Drinks
Monster Beverage Corp., a U.S. maker of energy drinks, disclosed Thursday that it received a subpoena from an unnamed state attorney general in July as part of an investigation into its flagship product.
Coca-Cola Takes A Slight Hit On Profit | Benzinga
Soft drink giant Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) reported earnings on Tuesday and Benzinga reported that the company showed a decline in its second-quarter profit."Coca-Cola's quarterly net income dropped to $2.79 billion, from $2.80 billion, in the year-ago period. Earnings per share rose to $1.21, from
Washington State Widens Ban On Bisphenol A In Plastic Bottles
The state of Washington has extended its ban on the chemical bisphenol A in plastic bottles, from baby bottles and sippy cups for toddlers to sports bottles.The ban is the latest in a growing effort by governments around the world to limit the use of bisphenol A, or BPA, in consumer products over
NYC Big-soda Ban Is Just A Start, Doctors Are Calling For More...
Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. Publish your own activity and retain full control.PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Doctors treating the casualties of the global obesity epidemic say an unpopular proposal to limit soda portions in New York City should
The 6 Creepiest Lies The Food Industry Is Feeding You
As we've talked about before, the food industry is based almost entirely on a series of lies that, quite frankly, most of us just prefer to believe ("'All natural?' Sounds healthy to me!"). But we have to draw the line somewhere, right? Especially when the food you buy has nothing to do with what
Sugar Is Our Generations Tobacco!
Mark Bittman on food and all things related.Tags:bans, nutrition, sugar-sweetened beveragesIf you believe government has no role in helping people — including encouraging us to act in our own best interests by doing things like not smoking, wearing seat belts and getting exercise —
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