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New research study shows a 90 percent reduction in beverage calories shipped to schools since 2004

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Research published in the American Journal of Public Health confirms that the beverage industry has successfully removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools nationwide and replaced them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion options.  Through this effort, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, PepsiCo and their respective bottlers have reduced beverage calories shipped to schools by a dramatic…

Kentucky Beverage Companies Donate Over $4 million in 2011

For Kentucky’s beverage companies, our generosity runs deep.  We are so proud to help sponsor so many community activities and non-profits in our communities.  Kentucky’s beverage companies donate thousands of man-hours in addition to provide products and resources for these groups. A report by a firm out of New York states that Kentucky’s beverage industry…

Louisville, KY accepted a $150,000 grant funded by America’s beverage companies

In April, Louisville, Kentucky accepted a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) for the expansion of Mayor Greg Fischer’s “Healthy Hometown Movement”. Louisville is one of six cities to win the first annual USCM Childhood Obesity Prevention award announced back in January.  The awards went to cities with outstanding programs that encourage healthy weight…

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