Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
After 35 Years, Starbucks Ready To Enter ItalyHoward Schultz's vision for Starbucks was largely inspired by the coffee bars that he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. Now, the CEO is ready to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world.
Coca-Cola Pitches Pairings From Ramen To LobsterWhat beverage goes best with anything from lobster to ramen? Coca-Cola wants you to think of soda. The company is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting that the cola can accompany a wide range of meals.
Researchers Find LED Lights Improve Taste Of MilkVirginia Tech researchers have found that the type of lighting used in retail display cases can affect the taste of milk. Riboflavin, a nutrient in milk, oxidizes when exposed to fluorescent lights.
Dr Pepper Snapple Lays Out $1.7 Billion For BaiDr Pepper Snapple Group will pay $1.7 billion for Bai Brands, a fruity drink maker that counts pop star Justin Timberlake as an investor. Bai will help the company expand into the low-calorie beverage market.
Starbucks Customers Create Holiday Cup DesignsInstead of looking to its creative team, Starbucks turned to its customers to design its latest holiday cups. The company asked people to post their designs on Instagram, and 1,200 ideas came in.
PepsiCo Sees Sales Growth In Both Drinks & SnacksPepsiCo sold more of its beverages and Frito-Lay snacks in North America during the third quarter, helping the company deliver a profit that beat Wall Street expectations. Higher pricing also helped lift revenue.
Consumer Justice Cooler Challenge: Who Beat The Heat?We're testing the strength of some popular coolers as we get into the hottest time of the year.
Make These 5 Cocktails With Just 4 Ingredients EachCocktails can be complicated, but they don't have to be. Want to spice up your home cocktail menu? Make these tasty drinks with just four ingredients each, from Shane Carley, author of "The Home Bartender."
Dr Pepper Snapple's Q1 Earnings Rise 16 PercentDr Pepper Snapple Group's first-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a mix of slightly higher prices and an uptick in demand for some of its soft drinks and other beverages. The results were announced Wednesday.
Coca-Cola Cans & Bottles Getting MakeoverCoca-Cola said that it is giving cans and bottles of its sodas a makeover, with plans to unify the appearance of regular Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero and Coke Life. The company is still testing its options. No changes are planned for the U.S. this year.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Posts Q3 ProfitDr Pepper Snapple Group on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $202 million.