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Coke stresses US health ‘mission’ after AND draws advocacy fire

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Draws Advocacy Fire

Coke stresses US health ‘mission’ after AND draws advocacy fire

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Coca-Cola Company tells BeverageDaily.com it is fully committed to improving US health by partnering groups such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), after an advocacy report claimed undue big beverage influence on the body.

IBWA hits back at 'factually incorrect' video attacking bottled water

IMPORTANT TRADE BODY ATTACKS VIDEO FOR 'INACCURACIES' IN OPEN LETTER

IBWA hits back at 'factually incorrect' video attacking bottled water

By Ben BOUCKLEY

After BeverageDaily.com published a story from a US pressure group this morning alleging that high US bottled water consumption had a hidden cost, we received the following response from the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA).

Academic Nestle slams Coke for ‘astonishing chutzpah’ on obesity

COMING TOGETHER OR FALLING APART? COKE'S ANTI-OBESITY ADVERT DIVIDES OPINION

Academic Nestle slams Coke for ‘astonishing chutzpah’ on obesity

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Leading food nutrition academic Marion Nestle tells BeverageDaily.com that she considers Coke’s new anti-obesity advertising drive ‘Coming Together’ an ‘astonishing act of chutzpah’.

Manjushree Technopack sets out growth plans

Manjushree Technopack sets out growth plans

By Rod Addy

Packaging firm Manjushree Technopack aims to double sales by 2015, driven by the growth of the middle class in India, and is poised to start construction on a fourth factory.

Not gettin’ far with that gastric bezoar? Grab a Coke…

POSITIVE HEALTH NEWS FOR CARBONATES

Not gettin’ far with that gastric bezoar? Grab a Coke…

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coke drinking is an effective first-line treatment to dissolve ‘gastric bezoars’ or indigestible masses that form in the stomach after foreign material accumulates there, according to a new Greek study.

Coca-Cola reformulates Glacéau vitaminwater with stevia in GB

Coca-Cola reformulates Glacéau vitaminwater with stevia in GB

By Ben Bouckley

Coca-Cola has reformulated Glacéau vitaminwater for the British market by revamping packaging and reformulating its eight-strong range with a stevia-based sweetener that cuts sugar levels by 30% and cuts the calorie count by 30 per bottle. 

Coke makes first direct investment in US dairy brands

Coke makes first direct investment in US dairy brands

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company is partnering with US-based Select Milk Producers to invest in the Core Power high protein milk shake brand and create a complementary value-added nutritional dairy portfolio.

New Tetra Pak carton blazes Russian trail with Coca-Cola brand

New Tetra Pak carton blazes Russian trail with Coca-Cola brand

By Ben Bouckley

Tetra Pak and Coca-Cola Hellenic announced today that they have partnered to deploy the packaging company's new Tetra Gemina Aseptic (TGA) Leaf carton for the first time worldwide, for the beverage giant's Dobry juice range in Russia.

Coke donates $1m to Hurricane Sandy relief drive

Coke donates $1m to Hurricane Sandy relief drive

By Ben Bouckley

The Coca-Cola Company has contributed one million dollars to assist in relief efforts associated with the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the Northeast of the United States.

Charity still begins abroad, Innocent insists

Charity still begins abroad, Innocent insists

By Graham Holter

Smoothie manufacturer Innocent insists it remains committed to its charitable partners after a media report today claimed it had donated nothing to its principal foundation since 2008.