Jan. 1 price increase will include sugary and diet drinks
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia on June 16 became the first major city in the nation to levy a tax on soda, tacking a 1.5-cent-per-ounce surcharge on all sweetened varieties, including diet drinks, according to a report in Restaurant Business . Unlike other soda-tax efforts positioned as anti-obesity...
Starbucks gives new teas and cold-brew coffee the ready-to-drink treatment
Line extension is first move toward more craft-style beers
SEATTLE -- Rainier Brewing Co. introduced its first new beer in almost two decades this week with the release of Rainier Pale Mountain Ale. The new beer will be brewed in Woodinville, Wash., marking another historic milestone: the return of Rainier brewing operations to Washington for the first...
Here’s a look at where each of the major candidates stands on the issue of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes.