Fizzing-Up Carbonates

‘US consumers will stop buying Coca-Cola’: 7 Key Trends report

‘US consumers will stop buying Coca-Cola’: 7 Key Trends report

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The US beverage industry must accept seven key changes in the near future, including a slump in traditional soda sales and touch sensitive labeling, according to a white paper penned by five analysts on behalf of the forthcoming Healthy Beverage Expo...

Dr Pepper Snapple is pinning its hopes on a CSD revival via its low-calorie TEN platform

CEO LARRY YOUNG WARNS ATTACKS ON CARBONATES WILL CONTINUE

Dr Pepper Snapple risks ‘big swing’ on critical TEN calorie platform

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Dr Pepper Snapple CEO Larry Young warns that US health lobby attacks on carbonates will persist, as his firm gears up to spend millions marketing new 2013 launches on its ‘critical’ low-calorie TEN platform.

IRN-BRU hits back at inaccurate Daily Mail article (Picture Copyright: AG Barr)

uk drinks firm upset by 'inaccurate' daily mail article

AG Barr slams ‘absolutely untrue’ IRN-BRU sugar deception claims

By Ben BOUCKLEY

AG Barr tells BeverageDaily.com it is 'very concerned' by an inaccurate article in UK national newspaper the Daily Mail, claiming it prefers profit to consumer health by hiding sugar values on cans of IRN-BRU Regular.

CCE will relaunch Vanilla Coke in the UK this year: here's a retro can of the stuff

COCA-COLA ENTERPRISES NOTES 'INTERESTING' GSK LUCOZADE, RIBENA REVIEW

Vanilla Coke back in Britain after six-year absence

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO John Brock says that GSK’s decision to start a strategic review of Ribena and Lucozade is an ‘interesting development’, while the firm plans to relaunch Vanilla Coke in Great Britain this year.

A still from Coke's controversial 2013 Super Bowl ad (Picture Copyright: The Coca-Cola Company)

Coke Super Bowl ad 'not racist': BeverageDaily.com readers

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Despite Coke's 2013 Super Bowl ad drawing criticism from some Arab-American groups who claimed that it furthered racist stereotypes, a clear majority of BeverageDaily.com readers disagree, although one critic attacked it more broadly, saying it 'smacks...

Picture Copyright: The Coca-Cola Company

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.

The Coca-Cola Company says it provides 180 low and no-calorie beverage choices

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’.

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