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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A Coca-Cola employee distributes Coca-Cola soda bottles in Mexico City.

    Fans of "Mexican Coke" in the US need not worry about losing the cane sugar that sweetens their favorite drink.

  • US Core Market Still Under Pressure: SABMiller CEO

    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.

  • F&N Takeover: What Lies in Store

    Alan Lok, Director at Sabio Global says TCC will do a good job if they succeed in taking over F&N.

  • Average cost: $4.84Many stadiums offer unique foods, including fish tacos, crab cakes and smoked short ribs.Still, there’s no substitute for a good old fashioned hot dog. According to Team Marketing Report, that’s $4.84, or $19.36 for four.

    So what are the average costs for a family of four to see an NFL game up close and in person? Click to find out.

  • Soda

    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.