Coca-Cola became one of the world’s most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it’s taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.
This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
There’s new evidence that the nation may be souring on sweets—especially sugary drinks. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 oz. The first-of-its-kind ban in the US would include drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and sports venues. But, convenience and grocery stores would be exempted. The goal is to combat soaring obesity rates.
After a long legal battle, the doctor has ordered a halt to production of a distinct Dr Pepper product known to Texans as ‘Dublin’ Dr Pepper.
Dudes don’t drink diet. That’s the idea behind Dr Pepper Ten, a 10-calorie soft drink Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group is rolling out on Monday with a macho ad campaign that proclaims “It’s not for women.”
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc.’s earnings fell 5 percent in the third quarter, pinched by strike-related costs and higher expenses.