GENEVA, Oct 11- Governments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, recommendations industry swiftly branded "discriminatory" and "unproven". "Smart policies can help to turn the tides on this deadly epidemic, especially those aimed at reducing consumption of sugary drinks,...
NEW YORK, Sept 14- The U.S. soda lobby and small businesses are suing to block Philadelphia's soft drinks tax, marking the latest clash between the industry and public officials seeking to boost revenue and combat health epidemics like obesity and diabetes. The American Beverage Association, which represents Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo Inc, kicked off a...
Pernod Ricard's products fall in the "squeezed middle" of the drinks market - and this has affected sales - says Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel.
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.
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.
Mirabaud Securities beverage analyst, Jonathan Fyfe, discusses the headwinds impacting AB InBev’s business in light of its recent earnings.
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, the country's second-largest brewer, launching hard sodas in early 2016.
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.
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.
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
The total volume of carbonated soft drinks sold slid 0.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a report.
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.
Shares of Sodastream rose as much as 12 percent after Calcalist identified PepsiCo, Dr Pepper or Starbucks as the potential investors in the firm.
Fans of "Mexican Coke" in the US need not worry about losing the cane sugar that sweetens their favorite drink.
Alan Clarke, CEO of SABMiller, comments on full-year earnings and says that most markets are growing except the U.S. core market which remains under pressure.
Alan Lok, Director at Sabio Global says TCC will do a good job if they succeed in taking over F&N.
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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.