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Cover story
- Non-Carbs Shine While Sparkling Struggles
Soft drink companies reported favorable results for 2007, thanks to their non-carbonated acquisitions, non-carbonated launches and CSD sales increases in markets other than North America. Sparkling products,however, continued to struggle.
- Positive Results?

Beverage Beat
- A Team Sport

Industry Issues
- Coca-Cola Buys Stake in Honest Tea; Diageo Chooses Ketel One, Drops Out of Absolut Race...
- News Briefs
- People
- Wine Options Run a Wide Gamut

Global Report
- South America: A Brazilian Powerhouse

New Products
- Lighter Light Beer; Pomegranate Drinks...

Up Close With…
- Reed's Inc.

- Super Bowl En Español; 'Fresh' Coffee Campaign...

- Freedom of Flexibility
Case packers and wrappers are becoming more versatile to fit beverage needs.

Beverage R&D
- Gut Reaction
Probiotics and prebiotics emerge as unlikely success story.
- R&D News
- FDA Expands Use of Polydextrose in Beverages
- Beverage Testing and Safety Developments
- Citrus Flavors Lead in 2008

- Truck Spec'ing Tips

- Efficiency Through Integration
Processing automation systems offer increased flexibility and productivity.

Supplier's Marketplace
- Douglas Machine Inc.; Krones Inc...
- Supplier News
- People
- Seal-it Provides Sustainability Solution to AgroLabs

The Last Drop
- Private Label CSD

Advertiser Index
- Index

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