Pepsi’s New Colas Try to Lure Millennials and Hipsters

Pepsi’s New Colas Try to Lure Millennials and Hipsters

Soft drinks sales have been on a decline in the US for the last 10 years, and that’s good news for America’s health. It’s bad news for beverage manufacturers, who are scrambling to adapt to a world of smarter consumers, … Continue reading

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Why is the Coca Cola Company Being Sued Again?

Why is the Coca Cola Company Being Sued Again?

Big food and beverage companies have increasingly become the target of class-action lawsuits. While victories end up with very small earnings for individual consumers, the big winners are usually the representing law firms, making millions of dollars in legal fees. … Continue reading

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Why is Coca Cola Being Sued This Time?

Why is Coca Cola Being Sued This Time?

The last few years have been good for lawyers looking to make some money from class action lawsuits against the food industry. Hey, it’s the American way! The FDA’s lack of definition for the word natural is an opportunity that … Continue reading

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Coke Covers Your PM Hours with New Caffeine Free Coke Zero

Coke Covers Your PM Hours with New Caffeine Free Coke Zero

The Coca Cola Company is planning a new product to fill in a consumption opportunity not already handled by the hundreds of beverages currently available to thirsty consumers. According to a company press release: Day Or Night, New Caffeine Free … Continue reading

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Insurance Companies Say: Quit the Fizzy Pop

Insurance Companies Say: Quit the Fizzy Pop

Via: Term Life Insurance Check out this infographic, published not by doctors, not by dietitians, and not by the government. This “propaganda” is disseminated by a for-profit organization that has a direct financial interest in reducing your junk food intake – an … Continue reading

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The Beverage Industry is “Clear on Calories” – But Not the Other Crap in Soda

The Beverage Industry is “Clear on Calories” – But Not the Other Crap in Soda

Have you seen the ridiculous commercial sponsored by the beverage industry? The one where Dr. Pepper, Coke, Pepsi, and SunnyD pat themselves on the back for having stopped deceptive labeling after 20 years? For years, you’d buy a 20 fl … Continue reading

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Will the Skinny Pepsi make YOU Skinny?

Will the Skinny Pepsi make YOU Skinny?

Pepsi, and especially diet Pepsi, want to associate themselves with beautiful, glamorous and  skinny people. In a clever product makeover, they are doing to their cans what photoshop does to models to make them look taller and skinnier. The new … Continue reading

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Fooducate’s TOP TEN Blog Posts in 2010

Fooducate’s TOP TEN Blog Posts in 2010

The year is ending, and we thought it would be interesting to see what our community has read the most in 2010. Here are our most popular posts from 10 up on to 1: 1862 – 2010: A Brief History … Continue reading

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Which is Better for Me: Coke or Diet Coke?

Which is Better for Me: Coke or Diet Coke?

The obvious answer is: neither. Drink water. Drink tea. Yadda yadda… For most people that answer is not good enough. They aren’t going to make the switch to water, at least not completely. They need their fizzy sweetness. Yes, they … Continue reading

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9 Tips For Choosing a Better Salad Dressing

9 Tips For Choosing a Better Salad Dressing

Spring will shortly turn to summer and salad season is shifting into full gear. With plenty of fresh greens at reasonable prices, there is really no excuse not to get your daily (or twice daily) fix. Build a meal around … Continue reading

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