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2011-05-04 15:08:18

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a new way to determine whether cola drinks "” advertised as being made with natural ingredients and sold at premium prices "” really do contain natural flavoring. The report appears in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. In the study, Pier Giorgio Righetti and colleagues explain that cola drinks purportedly made from natural cola nuts are becoming popular and are sold in many natural food stores. Genuine cola "nuts" are...

2011-03-19 00:00:27

Aeterna's Waterwave Systemâ“ž¢ offers fresh, unlimited, purified water that can also serve as the basis for still and sparkling carbonated beverages, delivered "on tap" in a cost-effective, eco-conscious manner. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 The prestigious New England Food Show opening salvo includes the first industry-wide presentation of water and multi beverage delivery systems by Aeterna Water (http://www.aeternawater.com). New-to-market Aeterna...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

AIRPORT CITY, Israel and CHICAGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SodaStream (Nasdaq: SODA) has unveiled a provocative, startling and enlightening eco-exhibit at the International Housewares Show. Representing the number of containers an average Chicago family would consume and discard over a five year period, "The Cage" contains over 10,000 empty bottles and cans in a 6x6x12-foot cage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100903/NY58941LOGO-b ) Academy Award-winning actress and...

2011-02-08 08:10:00

Beverage Industry Helping Consumers Make Informed Choices In Support Of First Lady's "Let's Move!" Campaign WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers across America are seeing new calorie labels on the front of their favorite beverages, as America's leading non-alcoholic beverage companies bring the Clear on Calories initiative to stores. The beverage industry's voluntary commitment to make calories more visible and useful to consumers supports First Lady Michelle...

2010-12-22 07:54:00

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SodaStream International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SODA), a leading manufacturer and distributor of home soda makers, today announced that its products are now sold in more than 40,000 locations worldwide, up from 35,000 earlier this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100903/NY58941LOGO-b ) "We continue to expand our distribution to more stores as our products attract new retailers as well as consumers, in the US and around the...

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,...

2010-12-02 01:35:00

LONDON, December 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soft drinks business Britvic today announced its 2010 preliminary results showing strong underlying growth despite the difficult conditions in the wider economy. The Group saw revenue growth of nearly 6% and earnings per share up by 18%, with the dividend increasing by over 11% year-on-year. In an interview with online financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com CEO Paul Moody discussed the "great year", with particular reference to...

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2010-09-29 09:25:00

Fizzy beverages light up same pain sensors as mustard and horseradish, a new study shows -- so why do we drink them? You may not think of the fizz in soda as spicy, but your body does. The carbon dioxide in fizzy drinks sets off the same pain sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish, though at a lower intensity, according to new research from the University of Southern California. "Carbonation evokes two distinct sensations. It makes things sour and it also makes them burn. We...

2010-09-02 23:01:00

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the IFA exhibition in Berlin, SodaStream has unveiled the Fizz, the latest in its portfolio of home soda makers. The new model features the interactive Fizz Chip(TM) digital screen, a high-tech indicator designed to aid consumer understanding of their individual carbonation technique and usage. The patented Fizz Chip displays the amount of CO2 remaining in the carbonator (which powers the home soda maker) and also shows the strength...

2010-07-01 09:28:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Four lucky grand prize winners will hit the bowling lanes and compete head-to-head with NBA All-Star LeBron James this fall. This special bowling challenge will be the culmination of the first-ever Bowling with LeBron Sweepstakes presented by Sprite®, a product of The Coca-Cola Company. The sweepstakes kicks off July 1 at all 90 U.S. Brunswick Zone and Brunswick XL bowling centers and runs through Aug. 31. An avid...