Tuesday April 1, 2014
Carbonated soft drinks still represent the biggest category in the beverage industry. But the popularity of longtime favorites like Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper is waning as a growing number of alternatives like flavored waters and energy drinks pop up ...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early today, Fiseries Department sources said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu trawling near Katchatheevu were in for a big surprise today when Sri Lankan navalmen not only allowed them to fish but also offered them soft drinks and sweets.
Saturday March 1, 2014
Coca-Cola has reigned for years as the world's No. 1 brand, but last year both Apple and Google overtook it in Interbrand's annual ranking. The first lady, Michelle Obama, is on a campaign against obesity, urging Americans to drink more water.
Associated Press | Monday January 27, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says there's no reason to believe that the coloring added to sodas is unsafe. But the agency is taking another look just to make sure. The agency's announcement comes in response to a study by Consumer Reports that shows 12 brands of soda have varying levels of ...
Josh Halliday, guardian.co.uk | Friday January 3, 2014
Smart Swaps programme aims to get families switching to healthier and lower calorie alternatives to sugary popFamilies are being urged to ditch sugary drinks and cut down on saturated fat in the latest advertising blitz by England's public health watchdog.Public Health England said a family of four...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 22, 2013
The Supreme Court today ordered periodic checks of aerated soft drinks for food safety but refused to force cola makers to list their ingredients on labels.
Associated Press | Friday September 27, 2013
Starbucks has filed a trademark application for the term "Fizzio" as it continues to test carbonated drinks.The Seattle-based coffee company says in the filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the trademark would be for machines that make beverages, as well as a variety of drinks, incl...
IANS, London | Thursday June 20, 2013
Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves our concerns over sugary drinks have been correct. Not only can regular sugar intake acutely change our body metabolism," said Hans-Peter Kubis of Britain's Ba...
IANS, London | Wednesday June 5, 2013
It's time to cut down on fizzy drinks. New research indicates that they are as bad for your teeth as drugs.The study is based on the experience of woman in her 30s. She drank two litres ofdiet fizzy drinks daily for three to five years and experienced tooth decay similar to that suffered by a 29-yea...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 13, 2013
US soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is "cooperating fully" with Chinese authorities on allegations that it illegally mapped part of a southwestern province as part of its distribution operations, it said on Wednesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 27, 2013
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been slapped with a fine of Rs 10 lakh by a consumer forum in New Delhi for selling soft drinks above the maximum retail price (MRP) to two customers.
BANG Showbiz | Tuesday December 11, 2012
Beyonce has reportedly signed a $50 million deal with the soft drinks giant for their 'Live for Now' campaign and part of the contract will see her grace a series of limited edition cans in March next year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 4, 2012
Two people died after drinking liquor mixed with expired soft drinks at Dalavaipuram, near Panakudi, police said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 31, 2012
Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued "how injudicious legislation emboldens those inclined towards intolerance and hardens their attitudes".
BANG Showbiz | Thursday May 3, 2012
The Firework hitmaker Katy Perry has agreed a deal with Pepsi to promote her concert movie.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 21, 2012
A New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, according to medical experts, a conclusion that led the soft-drink giant to note that even water can be deadly in excessive amounts.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday December 8, 2011
A special squad of the west region has arrested Mohammad Mukhtar Alam Sheikh (40), a distributor of soft drinks, for extorting money from businessmen by posing as a member of don Chhota Rajan's gang. Allegedly, this was the 11th extortion he attempte...
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday November 23, 2011
Soft drinks and snacks major Pepsico is understood to be looking at investing $500 million (about Rs 2,275 crore) in India in the next two years to meet requirements for sustaining its high growth in the country. According to industry sources, the company will be completing its $500 million i...