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Taxes on Beverages Aren’t as Sweet as they Sound

As the number of cities and states across the country facing economic challenges continues to grow, some legislators are leaning on the false hope of a tax on beverages as a means to solve these issues. However, whether these taxes are proposed in order to fill a budget gap or to pay for new programs, […]

Committed to Real Solutions

In a letter to the editor published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Alison Patient, chairwoman for the West Virginia Beverage Association, reminds us why adding more taxes to beverages won’t end obesity. West Virginia has had a soda tax since 1951 and it has had no beneficial impact on public health. “In fact, our state’s obesity […]

Ringing in the New Year

This weekend we will say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017. Around the world people will be celebrating watching the ball drop, enjoying fireworks and celebrating the final moments of 2016 with loved ones. As we at Sip & Savor say goodbye to 2016, we are looking forward to everything that lies ahead in […]

Resolutions

New Year’s Day is almost upon us and that means New Year’s resolutions. We’re all familiar with the tradition of setting a goal for the New Year such as getting to the home repairs you’ve been putting off or making that career change you’ve been thinking about. One of the most popular resolutions is to […]

How Much Do You Know About Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners?

Low- and no-calorie sweeteners give some of our favorite beverages and foods a sweet taste without the extra calories. But how much do you know about them? Low- and no-calorie sweeteners are some of the most researched ingredients in the world. A substantial body of research, including human clinical trials, support the safety and efficacy […]

Making Up for Your Holiday Meals?

It’s that time of year again. You know – when you realized that you have been enjoying your holiday meals a little too much. And don’t forget college football and NFL playoffs are also coming up. Yes, tis the season when it’s easy to over-consume calories. The good news is low- and no-calorie sweeteners, which […]

Happy Holidays!

With the beginning of Hanukkah and Christmas taking place, this weekend is sure to be filled with festivities. No matter what holiday you celebrate, we hope you can enjoy the company of friends and family and celebrate with the traditions that are special to you. From everyone at Sip & Savor, Happy Hanukkah and Merry […]

Christmas Baking

Looking for some interesting recipes for Christmas? Here are some creative and delicious ideas on how to bake with soda pop! Try making some lemon-lime soda biscuits. Or if you are looking for some breakfast treats here is a recipe for cola donuts. And for desert, we found an interesting recipe for root beer float […]

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Today marks the first day of winter. In honor of the season filled with beautiful snow falls, ice skating and sledding we bring you Sip and Savor’s winter playlist. Baby It’s Cold Outside Winter Wonderland Frosty the Snowman Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire White Christmas So snuggle up by the fire, grab a cup […]

Taxes on Common Grocery Items Hurt Families

In November, Cook County Commissioners passed a tax on beverages like soda, juice drinks, sports drinks and flavored water. The tax, introduced by Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, will be used to help fill the county’s budget deficit. Thousands of Cook County residents spoke out against the tax and the burden it would place on […]

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