April 13, 1989
Pacific Seltzer & Soda Works Inc., a Hayward, Calif., bottler of nonalcoholic beverages, plans to sell up to 2 million common share units in an initial public offering. Each unit will include one common share, one Class A and one Class B warrant, with each warrant allowing the holder to buy one common share, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The units will sell for 50 cents each.
February 21, 2008 |
Brewers Anheuser-Busch Cos. and Miller Brewing Co. said several U.S. state attorneys general have demanded information on how they market and sell caffeinated alcoholic drinks. Anheuser, with beer brands including Budweiser and Bud Light, said attorneys general of New York, Maine, Maryland, Arizona and Iowa had subpoenaed it about the sale and marketing of its Tilt and Bud Extra products, which are malt beverages with caffeine.
June 14, 2006 |
Walt Disney Co. will license its name to sell bottled water and fruit drinks to children in the U.S. as it tries to promote more healthful living. Disney has licensed its brand to Cott Corp., which will sell a line of beverages that contain less sugar and have more vitamins, Toronto-based Cott said. No financial details were disclosed.
November 3, 1996
Prices of alcoholic beverages in some places could drive you to drink. In a recent survey, countries as diverse as Argentina, Monaco and Kazakhstan all broke the $14 mark. Prices for mixedrinks from other selected places: Japan: $13.90 Switzerland: $12.42 Singapore: $11.10 Hong Kong. $9.82 France: $9.42 Russia: $9.17 Brazil: $8.40 Germany: $8.24 United States: $5.39 Britain: $4.91 Australia: $4.33 South Africa: $3.03 Source: Business Traveler International magazine
April 12, 2007 |
Cocaine is a drug, federal health officials say. So what's the news? This Cocaine is an energy drink produced by a Las Vegas company. It contains no actual cocaine but is being marketed as "The Legal Alternative" to the illegal drug, according to its website. Its logo appears to be spelled out in a white powder that resembles the drug.
July 6, 2012
A third of kids in U.S. public elementary schools can buy such beverages as sports drinks and full-fat milk at school, according to a study looking at wellness policies in schools. And that's an improvement, the researchers said. “Elementary schools across the country are improving the beverage landscape, showing that change is possible and it's already happening,” the lead author, Lindsey Turner, said in a statement. The work is part of an effort funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; it was published this month in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.