US Soda Consumption at Its Lowest Level in 30 Years
Americans trying to kick their soda habit are succeeding, with soda consumption in the U.S. at its lowest level in 30 years, according to a new report. In 2015 the per capita consumption of carbonated soft drinks was its lowest level since 1985, according to Beverage Digest, a trade publication.
Netflix is getting so original, it's overtaken HBO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's race to make itself a leader in original programming is paying off. Last year it produced more exclusive shows, measured in hours, than HBO. But its aggressive expansion isn't without cost; next month, it will raise
Anheuser-Busch, NFL extend partnership through 2022
Bud Light will continue its role as the official beer of the NFL for another six years. The brand's parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev , extended its current deal, which is slated to expire at the end of the 2016-17 season, for another six years through the 2022 season. A source with knowledge of
Aquafina to say it comes from same source as tap water
The label on Aquafina water bottles will soon be changed to spell out that the drink comes from the same source as tap water, the brand's owner PepsiCo said Friday. A group called Corporate Accountability International has been pressuring bottled water sellers to curb what it calls misleading
Diet Pepsi's New Sweetener Fallout Follows History of Soda Bets That Fell Flat
Diet Pepsi's move to replace its artificial sweetener -- from aspartame to sucralose -- in August has prompted a flurry of negative comments online from customers who aren't big fans of the new taste, but it's not the first time a soda company has taken a risk by making a change to its recipe.
Royalties for Gatorade Trust surpass $1 billion: 'Can't let it spoil us'
Fifty years after the invention of Gatorade, the men who developed it, their families and friends have now made more than $1 billion in royalties from its sales. Although details of the royalties given to the Gatorade Trust, which was formed in May 1967, are not public, the University of Florida ,
Mike Huckabee Takes on Rainbow-Colored Doritos
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has a new enemy: Doritos Rainbows. After Frito-Lay this month said it would mail rainbow-colored Doritos chips to consumers who donate money to the It Gets Better Project, a nonprofit helping the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community,
The Note: GOP Candidates Court Values Voters
NOTABLES --ALL EYES IN THE REPUBLICAN RACE WILL TURN TO WASHINGTON, DC today where many top GOP presidential contenders are scheduled to speak at the Values Voter Summit, ABC’s RYAN STRUYK notes. Frontrunner Donald Trump is scheduled to speak late this morning. Donald Trump then travels to Oklahoma
SoBe Apologizes for Joke Bottle Cap Message About 'Trapped' Worker
Beverage brand SoBe is apologizing for a joke message under its bottle caps that has caused some alarm among drinkers. Some customers say the message under some SoBe caps with the words, "Help me trapped in SoBe factory," is no joking matter. "It's tasteless and mocks people who actually do work in