Stories tagged: sugar
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Easter candy hunt gets cheaper as funds exit sugar bets
As Americans prepare to fill their Easter baskets with sweet treats, hedge funds aren’t feeling the sugar rush. As expectations for a global supply surplus mount, money managers have reduced …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Decline in sugary drink consumption stalls, CDC finds
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 buys Bai for $1.7B, ups low-calorie game
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.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo hit with wave of taxes as cities punish soda
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo face a wave of new soda taxes after four U.S. cities voted to pass the measures, part of an escalating war on sugary drinks.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
Coca-Cola working to turn war on sugar into a profitable venture
The push to reduce the amount of sugar in soft drinks – long seen as a threat to the beverage industry – has been more profitable for Coca-Cola Co. than …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
Pepsi wants to make its sodas better for you – eventually
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 …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 4 p.m.
Dr. Riggs: Choose carbs carefully for better health
Carbs are important sources of energy, and you need the glucose from the digestion of carbs for your brain to function; however, when you eat a lot of carbs your …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 4:21 p.m.
Sugar lawsuit is settled, but study says most consumers still trying to cut back
Anyone who’s tried to give up processed sugar knows how ubiquitous it is in our food. Want to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Sugar’s in all three components …
Tue., April 3, 2012, midnight
Doug Clark: Sugar bad for health, good for defense readiness
If you watched “60 Minutes” Sunday night, then you know that sugar has joined the ranks of red meat, coffee, cigarettes and other foods that should be shunned like adulterers …
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, midnight
Clark: The Column backs sugar, phosphates
Thank you. Please park your posteriors. Once again, it is my great honor to be able to deliver the annual State of The Column address.