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  • The Stevia soda wars

    What is stevia, and is it safe as a sweetening ingredient? Paddy Spence, Zevia CEO, discusses the market for zero calorie naturally sweetened drinks versus diet soda.

  • A beer vendor at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia.

    Beyond bartenders, we need to build a culture of responsible drinking, says Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito.

  • Pepsi True

    PepsiCo is launching a new cola under its brand. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports the drink has stevia and real sugar.

  • Coca-Cola adopted new guidelines for its 2014 equity plan, the beverage giant announced on Wednesday, in an effort to incentivize performance.

  • Dunkin' CEO: Tim Horton's merger opportunity for us

    Dunkin' Brands chairman and CEO Nigel Travis, explains why the Tim Horton's - Burger King merger is an opportunity for Dunkin', and shares his view of minimum wage.

  • Dunkin CEO celebrates National Coffee Day

    Dunkin' Brands chairman and CEO Nigel Travis, discusses the new dark roast coffee, and his take on competition with Starbucks.

  • Independence 'risky' for Whisky producers?

    David Frost, CEO of the Scotch Whisky Association, says the Scottish Whisky industry is worried about the impact independence would have on the sector - especially on exports.

  • Beer chatter: Mergers brewing?

    Discussing the rise of craft brews and consolidation in the beer sector, with Jeff Cioletti, Beverage World Magazine editor-in-chief.

  • Analyzing global beer market

    Discussing news AB InBev is not in talks about financing for a purchase of SABMiller, as well as news Heineken rejected a takeover proposal from SABMiller, with Mark Swartzberg, Stifel Securities analyst, and Michael Bellas, Beverage Marketing Corp. CEO.

  • Traders' best beer bet

    The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders dissect stock moves after rumors over beer consolidation, and share their favorite plays in the space.

  • Faber Report: Many beer stocks higher

    CNBC's David Faber rounds up the consolidation rumors surrounding the beer industry. According to sources, AB InBev is not in talks about financing for a SABMiller purchase.

  • Will Scotch whiskey suffer from independence?

    Olly Wehring, managing editor of Just-Drinks, discusses how independence could threaten Scotland's Scotch whiskey industry.

  • Pumkin spirits alcohol drinks beverages

    Craft distillers are taking advantage of Americans' obsession with pumpkin spice everything—with results that could rival the pumpkin spice latte.

  • Politicians listening to my booze tax case: Pub boss

    Tim Martin, chairman of JD Wetherspoon, says his push to make taxes on alcohol the same for supermarkets and pubs is being listened to by the U.K. government.

  • No reason an indie Scotland can't do well: Pub boss

    Tim Martin, chairman of JD Wetherspoon, says there is no reason an independent Scotland can't do well, citing Singapore and New Zealand as key leads to follow.

  • People will pay high prices for Aussie wine: Winemaker

    Peter Gago, chief winemaker at Penfolds Wines, says people are willing to pay a high price for Australian wines.

  • A collection of cocktail syrups for your next cocktail party.

    Cocktail mixers are going high end. When to buy, and how to make the most of syrups and shrubs at home.

  • New small-batch syrups and mixers make it easier for consumers to craft cocktails at home.

  • 'Squawk's' can wine taste test

    The "Squawk Box" crew conducts its own wine in a can taste test. It's not bad, says Becky. I feel like I'm at mass, quips Joe.

  • Pinkies down and wrap your hand around a can of wine

    Ryan Harms, Union Wine Company is trying to make wine more accessible for the masses and appeal to a new "varietal" of wine drinkers by offering consumers wine sold in a can.