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“Dr Pepper Snapple and Keurig Green Mountain to Merge, Creating a Challenger in the Beverage Industry with a World-Class Portfolio of Iconic Brands and an Unrivaled Nationwide Distribution Capability.”

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Watershed Milestone: Coca-Cola is First Fortune 500 Company to Replenish All Water Used Globally

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Soda Tax: Not the Answer

October 28, 2015

Click here to view American Beverage Association President and CEO Susan Neely’s letter to the editor regarding soda taxes as published in The New York Times.

Additionally, please take a moment to learn more of The Truth About Beverage Taxes.

OSDA Executive Director Kimberly McConville supports The Coalition for Safe and Affordable Food in Washington DC

October 6-7, 2015

Ohio Soft Drink Association Executive Director Kimberly McConville, along with other representatives from Ohio’s food and agriculture sectors, headed to Capitol Hill to advocate for uniform, national labeling standard for foods made with GMOs.

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Lima, OH presented with $100,000 United States Conference of Mayors grant to fight childhood obesity

May 20, 2015

Ohio Soft Drink Association Executive Director Kimberly McConville was on hand for the ceremony along with Mayor David Berger and others. The grant will aid in supporting the city’s “Cooking for Change” childhood obesity initiative.

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Coca-Cola and Steve Harvey have partnered up to motivate moms and teens with the new Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy

The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy is a three day mentoring and education experience taking place in Atlanta, Georgia on July 24-26.

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Lima, OH one of six winners of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)  2015 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards

January 22, 2015

This exciting award went to six different cities recognized for their notable programs that are aimed at encouraging a healthy weight through balanced diet choices and regular physical activity.

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