FoodBevBiz

News highlights, market trends, and original data analysis related to the U.S. retail food & beverage industry … by Jay Nargundkar

“Mini” Soda Sales Growing, Still Tiny

Sales of Coke and Pepsi’s smaller-sized cans are growing much faster than traditional soda sizes, but remain a blip in their overall portfolios.

February 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Nation’s First Soda Tax Passes in Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, passed the nation’s first tax on sugary drinks this week. Nervous beverage manufacturers fear it could inspire similar actions elsewhere.

November 6, 2014

How Big Soda Will Meet Its Calorie-Cutting Pledge

Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper have pledged to change their marketing, distribution, and packaging to help fight obesity — here’s how they’ll do it.

September 24, 2014

Diet Sodas Losing Their Appeal

Diet sodas, once thought to be an industry savior, are declining in popularity even faster than traditional sodas as consumers grow increasingly wary of artificial sweeteners.

April 23, 2014

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