After a relatively flat rate in 2013, the US liquid refreshment beverage market grew at its strongest rate in several years, up 2.2 percent in 2014, according to new data from Beverage Marketing Corporation.
San Francisco supervisors who backed a tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages in the have taken up a different strategy in their fight against sugar by proposing legislations that would make the city the first to require warning labels on advertising for these type of beverages, according to reports from the San Francisco Chronicle.
Packaging solutions company the Ball Corporation and Rexam PLC announced Thursday the terms of an offer by Ball to acquire Rexam, a leading metal beverage can manufacturer, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $8.4 billion.
Single-cup coffee and tea brewing giant Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. has joined forces with Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) to develop a line of the beverage company’s signature products for the upcoming release of the Keurig Cold at-home beverage system.
The results of a new sustainability initiative implemented across the US beverage industry revealed the nation’s leading beverage companies have increased the fuel economy of their fleets by nearly 13 percent since 2010, according to the American Beverage Association (ABA).