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2011-06-02 06:00:00

BALTIMORE, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a strongly worded recommendation, a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued May 31st advises that children and adolescents should not be given energy drinks or sodas with caffeine. The report also states that children should only be given sports drinks that contain electrolytes on a limited basis when engaged in "prolonged vigorous sports activity." Instead, the report recommends that water should be the primary source of...

2011-05-28 00:00:00

NRA visitors acclaim Aeterna's Waterwaveâ“ž¢ dispensers for brilliant design, technological superiority and versatility, exemplified by ""RAINBOW IRYS," the first combined still and sparkling water dispenser with customizable, post-mix "Bag in a Box" selections of "on tap" beverages, including Lychee, Blood Orange and a host of classic and exotic flavors sourced from around the world Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Aeterna...

2011-05-27 02:30:00

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Britvic Plc, one of Europe's leading soft drinks businesses, has today announced its interim results. Revenue grew by 25.3%, including a first time contribution from Britvic France. Britvic reported an increase of 7.9% in Group EBITA, despite unprecedented input cost inflation, and an interim dividend increase of 8.5% to 5.1p per share. In a video interview with business broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, Chief Executive Paul Moody said...

2011-05-22 00:02:18

Aeterna shakes up the beverage dispensing market by introducing "IRYS", the first combined still and sparkling water dispenser with customizable, post-mix "Bag in a Box" selections of "on tap" beverages, including Lychee, Blood Orange and a host of classic and exotic flavors sourced from around the world. Chicago (PRWEB) May 21, 2011 Aeterna Waterwaveâ“ž¢ introduces a revolutionary innovation to the HORECA market with "RAINBOW IRYS", the first market-ready,...

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,...


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.'