Dr Pepper takes on no-cal with low-cal sodas

Dec 19, 2012
A year after launching Dr Pepper TEN, a diet drink targeted at men, Dr. Pepper Snapple says it will unveil new 10-calorie drinks to challenge zero-calorie brands.
Posted In: Dr Pepper, soda, calorie

Small company SodaStream bets big on Super Bowl ad

Dec 7, 2012
Do-it-yourself soft-drink company SodaStream is spending 10 percent of its net earnings on a Super Bowl commercial.
Posted In: Super Bowl commercials, soda, advertising

Soda companies to post calories at vending machines

Oct 8, 2012
Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Pepsi will roll out special vending machines next year.
Posted In: Coca-cola, soda, calorie

Government should tax unhealthy food

Aug 31, 2012
The director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services says there should be financial incentives for healthy food choices, consequences for unhealthy ones.
Posted In: Health, soda, junk food ban

New tax would hit sellers of sugary drinks

Aug 17, 2012
Voters in a California town will weigh in on a new tax that would charge businesses a penny for every ounce of sugary drinks they serve.
Posted In: soda

Soda for breakfast?

Jul 6, 2012
Three fast food chains are promoting breakfast deals that include drinks like a 28-ounce soda -- starting at six o'clock in the morning.
Posted In: soda, fast food, breakfast

Mayor Bloomberg seeks ban on sugary beverage sales

May 31, 2012
The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, says he plans to propose a municipal ban on sales of large-size sugary beverages at restaurants, delis and movie theaters.
Posted In: soda, New York City, sugary drinks

How a New York ban on sugary drinks may affect business

May 31, 2012
New York Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban larger-sized soft drinks for health reasons. But a lot of businesses aren't really happy with that plan.
Posted In: soda, New York City, Michael Bloomberg, sugary drinks

Soda sales fizzling out

Mar 21, 2012
New numbers out today show that the soda sales slump that has been going on for years continued to speed up in 2011, with consumers buying more healthy beverages in its place.
Posted In: soda, Health, sugary drinks

A tax on soda

Sep 22, 2011
Millions of dollars will be spent on diseases related to obesity. So, how do we confront the public health problem?
Posted In: soda, tax