Stories tagged: soda
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Spokane-based URM Stores Inc. hopes to quench your thirst.
Sat., June 10, 2017
One question is whether customers are shopping in other jurisdictions to avoid the tax, or getting their sugar fix in other products.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
The Seattle City Council has approved taxing soda and other sugary beverages to pay for nutrition and education programs.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Americans trying to stay healthy have abandoned sugary drinks for diet drinks in droves over the past few decades on the theory that the latter is better than the former. …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
For years, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines urged Americans to drink less sugary beverages. And for years, many Americans listened. But after a decade of falling consumption, rates have stalled at …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:31 a.m.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group will pay $1.7 billion for Bai Brands, a fruity drink maker that counts pop star Justin Timberlake as an investor.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi said Monday that at least two-thirds of the company’s beverages will contain 100 calories or less per 12-ounce serving by 2025. Nooyi said the beverage …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
In a country of relaxing gun laws where it’s now legal to open-carry in 45 states and there are 14.5 million people with carry permits, every day seems to bring …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Diet Pepsi made with aspartame is returning to shelves in the U.S., after PepsiCo saw sales plummet following its reformulation of the drink last summer to remove the artificial sweetener.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016
What every mom and every dad should say today, along with eat those veggies, should be, stop drinking your calories.
Tue., June 1, 2010, 8:03 a.m.
Along with the month of June come new sales taxes in Washington on candy, bottled water and mass market beer.