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2010-09-08 08:00:00

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings to the makers of Canada Dry ginger ale and Lipton tea for making nutritional claims about their green tea-flavored drinks that have not been proven, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. In a written warning issued August 30, the FDA took issue with the labeling of Canada Dry Sparkling Green Tea Ginger Ale. The agency issued a similar warning to Unilever Inc. on August 23. That company makes Lipton Green Tea. Food companies have been...

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...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) today announced its partnership with KaBOOM! - the national non-profit dedicated to saving play. Support for fit and active lifestyles is at the heart of the company's corporate social responsibility program, and through this partnership, DPS and KaBOOM! will work together to build better communities, one playground at a time. "As a company, we strive to make a difference in the communities in which we do...

2010-02-09 15:39:00

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) has joined First Lady Michelle Obama and other leading beverage companies to improve product labeling by listing calories more prominently on containers, vending machines and fountain equipment. In Washington, D.C. today, the First Lady announced her goal to eliminate childhood obesity in a generation. In launching the "Let's Move" campaign, the First Lady aims to help parents deal with what many consider...

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...

2009-03-10 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- All Sport, Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) introduce All Sport Naturally Zero, the first and only zero-calorie sports drink sweetened with rebiana, an all-natural sweetener from stevia. Formulated with electrolytes and B vitamins, All Sport Naturally Zero provides pure, naturally sweetened hydration and replenishment without the calories. "Athletes and exercisers continue to drive new demands on the sports-drink...

2009-02-02 10:26:00

Cherry 7UP Antioxidant Allows Consumers to Cherry Pick Their Antioxidant PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just in time for the perfect Valentine's Day toast, the 7UP brand is romancing consumers with its latest creation - Cherry 7UP Antioxidant. The pink-hued, crisp and refreshing beverage combines the delicious flavor of 7UP with a hint of cherry flavor and the bonus of antioxidant Vitamin E. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080507/LAW016LOGO) "Cherry 7UP...

2009-01-19 15:56:39

A Florida man says his boutique soda company, which began as an experiment 20 years ago, is starting to attract national attention. Jeff Kaplan, 50, a Pompano Beach insurance adjuster, said he started experimenting with home-brewed sodas as a hobby and has since turned the pastime into a company, Global Beverage Enterprises, which manufactures soda flavors such as cucumber, jasmine, elderflower, mavi tree bark and a sparkling milk concoction, The Miami Herald reported Monday. No one else is...

2008-12-23 14:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) today announced that it has determined 2009 brand assignments for its three principal advertising agencies of record. Deutsch L.A., which won creative duties earlier this year for regular Dr Pepper and Snapple, will begin work on Diet Dr Pepper line in the new year. Y&R/San Francisco will be responsible for "Core Four" business with a focus on the 7UP, Sunkist Soda and A&W brands in...

2008-08-25 12:01:00

By GREG KITSOCK Don't hand me a wine list when I'm dining on Sichuan or Indian or Thai cuisine. For me, wine tends to lock in the heat of the heavily seasoned dishes of South and East Asia and fares poorly itself. "Spices distort wine flavors, turning white wines hot and red wines bitter," writes Garrett Oliver in his book "The Brewmaster's Table." But beer works hand in glove with those cuisines. "Curry's main ingredients -- garlic, chilies, lemon grass, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'