NEW YORK, July 30- A Connecticut lawmaker on Wednesday launched the first national effort in years to tax soda drinks, the latest bid by regulators and politicians to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.» Read More
April 23- Shares in SodaStream International Ltd rose as much as 17 percent on Wednesday after the Israeli business newspaper Globes said Starbucks Corp was in advanced talks to buy 10 percent of the home soft drink maker, citing sources. Representatives for both SodaStream and Starbucks declined to comment.
Shares of Sodastream rose as much as 12 percent after Calcalist identified PepsiCo, Dr Pepper or Starbucks as the potential investors in the firm.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 9- A California bill to require sugary soft drinks to carry labels warning of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay passed its first legislative hurdle on Wednesday, the latest move by lawmakers nationwide aimed at persuading people to drink less soda pop.
NEW YORK, March 31- Americans cut back on drinking carbonated soft drinks again last year with soda sales reaching their lowest levels in nearly two decades, according to a leading beverage industry newsletter. Soda sales in the United States grew throughout most of the 1990 s, before beginning to slow in 1999. Sales have been in decline since 2005..
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Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to have their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.
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While some have called Coke's further investment in Zico the next step to making it the next great beverage, others say coconut water, which has been heavily marketed as nature's sports drink, might be at its peak today.
Boston Beer (the Sam Adams brand) is up over 270% over the past three months, with Caroline Levy, CLSA U.S. Beverage & Household Products analyst.
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Soft drinks are set to sizzle this summer as temperatures rise, according to David Silver, an equity research analyst covering companies in the beverage sector with Wall Street Strategies, and John Faucher, a senior analyst at JP Morgan covering U.S. beverage stocks.