Navigation Links
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Product 'Goes Pink' in Support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
Date:2/6/2009

Charity to Receive Portion of Proceeds from 40 Million Bottles Featuring Signature Pink Caps

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) has joined the fight against breast cancer by topping select diet brands with signature pink Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) bottle caps. The company will donate a portion of its proceeds to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer organization, with the goal of contributing $250,000 this year to battle the disease.

"Our partnership with Dr Pepper Snapple Group offers an easy and refreshing way for consumers to join us in our mission to end breast cancer forever," said Katrina McGhee, Vice President of Global Relations at Komen for the Cure.

By purchasing a 20-ounce or 2-liter bottle of a Dr Pepper Snapple Group product with a pink closure, consumers will generate a donation to Komen. From now through the end of March, the pink cap will appear on more than 40 million bottles of the company's diet brands including Diet Dr Pepper, Diet 7UP, Diet Cherry 7UP, Diet A&W, Diet Sunkist Soda, Diet Rite, Diet Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Diet RC, Diet Squirt and Diet Big Red.

"We are thrilled to give our consumers another way to give back to their community and help win the fight against breast cancer. Caring is at the heart of our business," said Larry Young, president and chief executive officer of Dr Pepper Snapple Group. "With more than 20,000 employees across North America, we are committed to our communities and organizations such as Susan G. Komen for the Cure that deliver the same values and principles that we do."

About Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., (NYSE: DPS) is an integrated refreshment beverage business marketing more than 50 beverage brands to consumers throughout North America. In addition to its flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, the company's portfolio includes 7UP, Mott's, A&W, Sunkist Soda, Hawaiian Punch, Canada Dry, Schweppes, Squirt, RC Cola, Diet Rite, Penafiel, Rose's, Yoo-hoo, Clamato, Mr & Mrs T and other well-known consumer favorites. Based in Plano, Texas, Dr Pepper Snapple Group employs approximately 20,000 people and operates 24 bottling and manufacturing facilities and more than 200 distribution centers across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit www.drpeppersnapple.com.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world's largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.3 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, call 1-877 GO KOMEN.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sinus Buster Pepper Nasal Spray Moves Into Rite Aid Drug Stores
2. Peppermint Oil, Fiber Can Fight Irritable Bowel
3. Chilis Grill & Bar(R) to Donate 100 Percent of All Profits on Monday, Sept. 29 to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital as Part of Annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer Campaign
4. FDA Expands Pepper Warning in Salmonella Outbreak
5. Mexican Peppers IDd as Salmonella Culprits
6. Abuelos Responds to CDC and FDA Warning on Certain Types of Raw Peppers and Tomatoes
7. July 11 Nomination Deadline Nears for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Annual Claude Pepper Community Service Awards
8. Common bowel problem linked to chili pepper pain receptor
9. Some like it hot! Structure of receptor for hot chili pepper and pain revealed
10. Pepperdine Business Plan Competition Awards $26,000 to MBA Teams
11. Nicotine, Chili Peppers Offer Post-Surgery Pain Relief
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have ... these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as ... Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced ... attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 ... received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening ... Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to ... at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in ... investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and ... more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Bay Area Lyme ... Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness , ... Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, ... announced the five finalists of Lyme Innovation ... More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 ... mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated ... by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients ... hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients ... get any needed testing done in the comfort of her own ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading ... and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced ... Series-A funding is led by Innova Memphis, followed ... other private investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate ... the market release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: