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  • *Soda industry says Philadelphia success won't have ripple effect. NEW YORK, June 17- After successfully funding a campaign to pass a soda tax in Philadelphia, billionaire Michael Bloomberg is preparing to fund similar efforts in several other cities, giving new momentum to measures seeking to limit soft drink consumption. The former New York City mayor...

  • *Soda industry says Philadelphia success won't have ripple effect. NEW YORK, June 17- After successfully funding a campaign to pass a soda tax in Philadelphia, billionaire Michael Bloomberg is preparing to fund similar efforts in several other cities, giving new momentum to measures seeking to limit soft drink consumption. The former New York City mayor...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney scored a victory that had eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry when the city council voted on Thursday to slap a tax on sweetened drinks. Similar efforts, including several spearheaded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, were defeated after intense...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney scored a victory that eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry when the city council voted on Thursday to slap a tax on sweetened drinks. Similar efforts, including several spearheaded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, were defeated after intense lobbying...

  • June 16- Philadelphia's city council passed a tax on soda on Thursday, dealing a blow to the powerful beverage industry and becoming the largest, and only the second, U.S. city with a levy on sweetened beverages. The council's approval was widely expected after the measure cleared a committee consisting of the entire council last week. The vote marked a victory for...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney stands poised to score a victory that has eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry, if the city council votes on Thursday as expected to slap a tax on sweetened drinks. Similar efforts, including several spearheaded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, were...

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney stands poised to score a victory that has eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry, if the city council votes on Thursday as expected to slap a tax on sweetened drinks. Similar efforts, including several spearheaded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, were...

  • Coke COO: Q1 just a step in the journey

    Discussing Coke's first quarter earnings release and his outlook for demand in the beverage market with James Quincy, Coca-Cola COO.

  • The "Fast Money" traders reveal their final trades of the day.

  • Coca-Cola is our favorite mega cap: RBC

    Nik Modi, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets, discusses why Coca-Cola will outperform other consumer staples even in the face of decline in the soft drink space.

  • AB InBev’s dividend is a bright spot: Analyst

    Mirabaud Securities beverage analyst, Jonathan Fyfe, discusses the headwinds impacting AB InBev’s business in light of its recent earnings.

  • *India, Philippines, Indonesia consider tax on sugary drinks. *British lawmakers debate issue, follows sugar tax in Mexico. Scandinavian countries have had such taxes, with varying degrees of success, for many years, and in 2012, France and Hungary joined the list, followed by Mexico in 2014..

  • Coca-Cola Amatil: Not worried about Australia

    Alison Watkins, group managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil, explains why the company is comfortable with the profits in Australia, despite a 6.1 percent slide in the June-half.

  • MillerCoors taking the 'soft' out of soft drink

    MillerCoors, the country's second-largest brewer, launching hard sodas in early 2016.

  • Here's why this expert isn't a big fan of Coca-Cola

    A strong dollar and consumer preferences for healthier alternatives continue to weigh on Coca-Cola's revenue, says Gary Bradshaw, senior VP & portfolio manager at Hodges Capital Management.

  • Drinks firms should realign to tastes: Analyst

    Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says it may be time for drinks companies like Diageo to realign their business models to meet emerging trends in developing markets.

  • Consumers ditching Diet Coke

    Diet Coke sales plunged in 6.6%. Does this spell more trouble for Coca-Cola shares? David Seaburg of Cowen & Co. and Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray discuss with Brian Sullivan

  • Diet Coke

    The total volume of carbonated soft drinks sold slid 0.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a report.

  • Festive drinks for your office party!

    Tonight is the most popular night for the Christmas office party. Dustin MacMillan, head of creative at Hix Restaurant Group, shows you how to make a straight up martini, made from cow's milk vodka; and a traditional boozy eggnog to get you in the festive mood.

  • Scarlett Johansson stars in a SodaStream Super Bowl ad.

    Shares of Sodastream rose as much as 12 percent after Calcalist identified PepsiCo, Dr Pepper or Starbucks as the potential investors in the firm.