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- Is Coke rethinking woke? Soft drink giant puts 'pause' on diversity plan
The Atlanta, Georgia-based soft drink
giant announced it was suspending its 'diversity initiative' after the firm replaced its top lawyer last week. CEO James Quincey is pictured.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- Philadelphia becomes battleground over sugary drink tax
The Philadelphia city council is expected to vote Wednesday on a "sugar tax" on soft drinks. The mayor wants to add three cents an ounce to the price of soda, flavored water, sports drinks and some juices. ...
CBS News. Saturday, 17 Apr 2021.
- Sugar tax cuts soft drink sugar consumption by 10%
UK households bought 10% less sugar through soft drinks
in the year after the sugar tax was introduced by the government, new research shows.
Sky News. Thursday, 11 Mar 2021.
- Fizzy drinks tax helped us cut our sugar intake by 10% a year
The findings, from a study by the University of Cambridge, showed that although sugar consumption fell, the overall volume of soft drinks
sold did not.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021.
- UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe Goes Fully Circular By 2030
UNESDA Soft Drinks
Europe wants to create a packaging that is the definition itself of circular economy. The association is building a new program around three pillars: collection, recycling and reducing-reusing.
Forbes. Monday, 22 Feb 2021.
- Increase in the cost of gasoline, soft drinks and cigarettes as of January 1, 2021
Each year the tax adjustment is made, therefore, the Ministry of Finance updated the IEPS quotas applicable to said products.
Entrepreneur. Saturday, 26 Dec 2020.
- 'All the Sugar and Twice the Caffeine': The Electrifying History of Jolt Cola
Jolt Cola debuted in 1986 and promised a departure from the "wimpy" Coca-Cola and Pepsi offerings by promising almost as much caffeine as soft drinks
could legally contain.
Mental Floss. Thursday, 12 Nov 2020.
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