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Recycling

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Blog |

From our industry perspective, recycling is an economic and environmental imperative. We believe our members are leaders in packaging, design and recycling program support and implementation. Our members are working with various partners in many different states to ensure recycling programs are effective and efficient. The beverage industry membership (non-alcoholic, non-dairy beverages) products produce approximately 1.6 percent of all solid waste produced in the country today. While that...

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Obesity

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Blog |

The soda industry has long been the target of the anti-obesity campaign. Our industry and its members have continued to take steps to educate our consumers on healthy choices. We are always seeking new ways to meet the changing needs of our customers. While we’re working to improve, it’s important that we continue to communicate accurate information on obesity. Below are important facts that have often gotten missed in media coverage on the obesity debate: Calories from soda and other...

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Healthy Choices in Texas Schools: Legislation Enjoys TBA Support

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Blog |

Once again, Texas has shown itself to be a model for the nation when it comes to collaborative solutions to promote children’s health while respecting families and consumer choice. This week, the Texas Legislature adopted HB 217, which aligns with TBA’s commitment to healthy choices for young people and supports the industry’s efforts to deliver healthy choices in Texas schools. The Texas Beverage Association supports the final version of HB 217 and appreciates the opportunity to work...

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“Really”

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Uncategorized |

“Really?” The New York Times “Really?” column, part of the “Well” blog, tackles popular health myths on a weekly basis. This week, it covered a myth that we often write about here at Sip & Savor: the false belief promulgated by our critics that sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest contributor of sugar in the diet. New York Times blogger Anahad O’Connor examines data from the CDC and concludes: “The bottom line… Most of the added sugar the average American...

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Coca-Cola launches new website to track global business commitments

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Coca-Cola launches www.comingtogether website to track global business commitments On May 8, 2013, the Coca-Cola Company Chairman announced four global business commitments to: ·        Offer low- or no-calorie beverage options in every market ·        Provide transparent nutrition information, featuring calories on the front of all of packages ·        Help get people moving by supporting physical activity programs in every country where coca-cola does...

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