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Beverage Industry

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  • New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit

    New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit
    NEW YORK -- It’s not often that a Twinkie earns a bit of praise from a nutrition expert, or that a hefty elected official confesses his food vices before a room packed with spectators and the media. But nothing was routine as New York’s Board...
  • 3/8/2012-Refreshing?

    3/8/2012-Refreshing?
     We already know the dangers of drinking our favorite paintbrush cleaner, but now there's a new wrinkle. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (those troublemakers) have found a carcinogen in the caramel coloring that the soft drink industry...
  • Nathan L. Chroman dies at 83; Beverly Hills lawyer and wine writer

    Nathan L. Chroman dies at 83; Beverly Hills lawyer and wine writer
    Nathan L. Chroman, a Beverly Hills attorney and wine enthusiast who wrote an influential weekly column for the Los Angeles Times during the rise of the California wine industry in the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 83. Chroman, who contracted polio...
  • Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe

    Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe
    There were some questionable decisions made in the food and beverage industry last week and their consequences are still being felt Monday. Belvedere Vodka posted an ad that horrified customers with an implied rape scene while a Georgia steakhouse based a...
  • Have a vinyard? Thinking of starting one?

     
    * I love to visit local wineries. I love the individual attention, and the opportunity to try the wines, to see how and where they are produced and to see where the grapes are growing. I’ve been really pleased with......
  • FTC to study whether social-media ads are marketing alcohol to youth

     
    Are booze companies marketing to underage consumers on the Internet? That's a question the federal government has decided look into, as a growing number of alcohol and spirits companies turn to the Web with their ad campaigns -– and complaints......
  • Pepsi sends in the big guns as Diet Coke becomes the No. 2 soft drink

     
    In the clash of the colas, reinforcements are on the way. New industry data, to be released Thursday, is expected to show that Diet Coke surpassed Pepsi in 2010 in U.S. sales among sparkling sodas, knocking Pepsi to the No.......
  • Consumer Confidential: Ford rolls, Hershey sweetens, lawmakers eye caffeinated beer

     
    Here's your tickled-pink Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Ford has its groove on. The carmaker says its first-quarter profit soared 22% as an expanded portfolio of fuel-efficient vehicles helped it attract buyers. That Ford was.......
  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • Economy: At least we can afford the good stuff again

     
    Some days, reading The Times Business section is like riding a roller coaster. You're up, you're down, you're screaming, you're laughing -– all in 10 minutes or less. For example, in Wednesday's section, there's staff writer P.J. Huffstutter's...
  • Warmer temperatures threaten California vineyards

     
    In the next 30 years, high-value vineyards in Northern California could shrink by 50% because of global warming, according to a new Stanford University study released Thursday. Applying scenarios from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,...