Navigation Links
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo - Announce They Are To Introduce Healthy Drink

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will introduce new carbonated drinks fortified with vitamins and minerals as a large number of people are turning away from traditional soda drinks for their alleged link to obesity. //

Soda business remains a $68 billion-industry in the US. However consumers are increasingly reaching for bottled water, sparkling juices and green tea drinks, reported the online edition of The New York Times.

In 2005, the amount of soda sold in the US dropped for the first time in recent history. Even the diet soda business has slowed.

The new offerings of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are Diet Coke Plus and Tava respectively and they will be promoted as "sparkling beverages".

The companies are not calling them soft drinks because people are turning away from traditional soda, which has been hurt in part by publicity about its link to obesity, the report said.

The idea of healthy soda is not entirely new. In 2004 Cadbury Schweppes caused a stir when it unveiled 7Up Plus, a low-calorie soda fortified with vitamins and minerals.

Last year, Cadbury tried to extend the healthy halo over its regular 7Up brand by labelling it "100 percent natural". But the company changed the label to "100 percent natural flavour" after complaints from a nutrition group that a product containing high-fructose corn syrup should not be considered natural -- and 7Up Plus floundered.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Partnership Between Diabetes India And Elsevier Announced
2. US Politicians Urge Movie Moghuls To Add Anti-Smoking Announcements
3. OHSU Researchers Announce New Discovery
4. Ramdoss Announces Introduction of RCH-II
5. Britain Announces Third Transfusion Related Mad Cow Case
6. Tibet Announces the Dalai Lama’s Tour of South Americ
7. Indian PM Announces Of Setting Up India Study Center At Tashkent
8. PowderMed Announces Needle-Less Flu Vaccine
9. Chiefs Of Regional Commissions For Animal Health Announced
10. Malaysia Announces Prison term On People Donating HIV-Contaminated Blood
11. Gates Foundation Announces $287 Million In Grants Towards AIDS Vaccine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/30/2016)... ... ... Another ER facility operated by First Choice Emergency Room opened yesterday ... is open 24 hours daily. , First Choice Emergency Room hosted a ribbon cutting ... High School band entertained attendees and accepted First Choice Emergency Room’s donation on behalf ...
(Date:5/28/2016)... ... May 28, 2016 , ... "Color Grading media can be time ... preset onto their media," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... and easily add stylish color grades to their footage. A LUT is a Lookup ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes , designer and ... frame barn kits, which can be found on its website at SouthlandLogHomes.com. , The ... plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam construction. The ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... This campaign ... a stroke, which we as a society can control and change. , As nearly ... nearly every 40 seconds within the United States. Plus, with an estimated 129,000 of ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... bolstered by inspiring human interest stories, which come courtesy of leaders in the nursing ... within the industry, from leading advocates and associations—namely Abilene Christian University. , As ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016 Digital Health Dialog, ... it by the US Patent and Trademark Office ... includes proprietary processes for electronic opt-­in and processing ... wellness programs, HIPAA compliance and otherwise. ... "Our technology allows for individuals ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... Cirujanos holandeses han puesto en ... médicos a compartir sus mejores prácticas por el mundo ... médicos de Europa, África, Asia ... aplicación, que combina la transmisión en vivo con mensajería ... Educación   "Imagine un médico de Medicines ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 24, 2016  NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... advancing renal care, today announced that Jeffrey H. ... the following schedule of investor conferences. Where applicable, a ... http://ir.nxstage.com/ .   ... NY, NY           Friday, June 10, 2016 1:30 p.m. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: