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2011-02-02 08:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the finalists for the 2011 Brand App Challenge, a competition in which mobile application developers create "brand apps" for Coca-Cola under its Coca-Cola, Coke Zero and Diet Coke brands. Five finalists were announced for each Coca-Cola brand and these 15 developers will now move forward in the final stage of evaluation to select the winners of the Brand App Challenge. The winning apps will be announced at the GSMA Mobile World...

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2010-12-15 06:00:00

The US government on Tuesday removed the artificial sweetener saccharin, long believed to potentially be a cancer-causing substance, from its list of hazardous substances. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the decision was made after studies found the white powdered substance that is 300 times sweeter than sugar "is no longer considered a potential" health hazard to humans. Saccharin, which is used to artificially sweeten thousands of low-calorie beverages and chewing gum, and...

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2010-12-14 07:35:00

PepsiCo is "very close" to a breakthrough on a mix of sweeteners and flavor modifiers that will make its low-calorie beverages taste better than before, the company's chief executive officer said Monday. "We want to be out there with a product that is outstanding, not one that is just good," Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi said at a conference hosted by Beverage Digest. "We are very close," she said, referring to a line-up of products that she declined to name. Nooyi said the breakthrough would...

2010-12-09 12:20:00

PLANO, Texas and NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) and MTVN Music Group, a division of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced a groundbreaking multi-year agreement to nationally promote and distribute Sun Drop, a citrus soda originally introduced in 1949, and a favorite in the Carolinas and the Midwest. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/DA15176) The Sun Drop campaign is the latest project of MTV Scratch,...

2010-08-18 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand, Snapple is extending the availability of the limited-time Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea created by Bret Michaels with additional production runs. The flavor was developed as part of the final task on The Celebrity Apprentice and was expected to be available for three months; however, it sold out as quickly as it was put on store shelves. "It's awesome to see my new Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka has received such positive...

2010-08-17 10:56:00

WILLIAMSON, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Steve Earle is publicly calling for Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) to come back to the table and bargain a fair contract with members of RWDSU Local 220, who have been on strike for 11 weeks against Mott's LLP (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group) in Williamson, New York. Mr. Earle is going to stop drinking Diet Dr. Pepper until the strike is resolved. Up until now he has been an...

2010-05-26 09:03:00

PLANO, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) has received the 2010 Company of the Year award at The Beverage Forum. The honor is awarded by the Beverage Marketing Corporation and Beverage World magazine and recognizes the company's outstanding performance, flavor leadership and innovation. DPS was honored at the annual beverage industry conference in the large company category. "We are proud of our achievements and deeply honored to accept this...

2010-04-16 11:01:00

COPENHAGEN, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In case you didn't know this, then let me start out by telling you that the reason Coca Cola decided to start their no sugar sub brand Coke Zero, was the fact that not many men drank Diet Coke (Coke Light in some parts of the world). So it seemed like a good idea to make a diet drink aimed at that mark. It proved to be a huge success, so much so that even women jumped on the Zero bandwagon. There are the health reasons: "Coke Zero has 0.5 Calories per...

2010-02-09 11:28:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to customer input, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will again serve beverages from The Coca-Cola Company onboard all flights starting March 1. Both airlines served Coca-Cola products from 1998 until April 2008, when Jones Premium Sodas began to be offered instead. "We enjoyed serving Jones Soda and working with the Jones team," said Steve Jarvis, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing, sales and customer experience. "As we...

2010-01-25 07:34:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raise a bottle of Dr Pepper today to toast the 125th anniversary of America's oldest major soft drink. Since its modest beginnings in 1885 as the concoction Charles Alderton created at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas, the drink formerly known as the "Waco" has grown into a beloved national brand. After it was first poured, Dr Pepper gained such widespread consumer favor that other soda fountain operators began buying the...


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