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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...

2010-06-14 09:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer break can sometimes mean that families also take a vacation from healthy routines they establish throughout the school year. Just in time for the hot summer months, Nestle USA announces the launch of new Juicy Juice Sparkling, an all-natural, lightly carbonated fruit juice beverage that can be a refreshing alternative to soda. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/LA20099) (Photo:...

2010-05-18 02:31:00

LONDON, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading British soft drink business Britvic plc today announced it had reached an agreement intending to lead to the acquisition of French drinks company Groupe Fruite Entreprises SA. Fruite Entreprises is the leading independent soft-drinks player in France, with strong brands including market-leading syrup brand Teisseire. Britvic Chief Executive Paul Moody said the acquisition was "a perfect strategic fit for Britvic." Britvic...

2010-05-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuro Drinks, the Southern California brand of healthy functional drinks that enhance active lifestyles, is hitting the East Coast. Beginning this month, Neuro Drinks will be distributed by Pepsi Cola Bottling Company and will be sold in neighborhood grocery stores, delis, gas stations and high-end markets. Pepsi Cola bottles and supplies Pepsi-branded soft drinks, Gatorade, Tropicana juices and Aquafina water for New York City and beyond. "We are...

2010-05-03 09:37:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching May 3rd, WAT-AAH!, the first functional bottled water for kids without sugar, coloring or calories, takes on soda manufacturers with a bold new advertising campaign: "Don't Drink _____, Drink WAT-AAH!". With "_____" filled in with the words "Soda," "Sugar," "Junk," and "&#%+!," the campaign has a clear and direct message: to make moms and kids aware that there is an alternative to soda and other sugary drinks that tastes great, is legitimately...

2010-04-26 10:29:00

RAMSEY, Minn., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- RJM Distributing, Inc., exclusive licensee, manufacturer and distributor of Killebrew Root Beer and Cream Soda, announced today an endorsement agreement with Baseball Hall of Famer and legendary Minnesota Twins slugger, Harmon Killebrew. After signing an agreement in March with Killebrew Beverage to become the exclusive licensee and distributor of the brand, RJM Distributing has now finalized a partnership with Harmon Killebrew for the endorsement...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.