Addressing obesity through formulation, innovation. In early 2010, 28.7 percent of U.S. adults aged 20 and older were obese, according to a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta. This is a slight increase from the 2009 estimate of 28 percent, states the September 2010 early release of estimates based on data from the January to March 2010 National Health Interview Survey report.
Spirits company boosted by category trends, new products. Last year, Beam Global Spirits and Wine Inc., Deerfield, Ill., set out to become the world’s fastest growing spirits company, says Bill Newlands, president of North America for the Fortune Brands-owned company. Find out how they set out to achieve this goal.
Jones Soda captures consumer passion, company’s brand power. With flavors such as Blue Bubblegum, Dirt and its newest Bacon variety, Jones Soda Co. continues to uphold its reputation as a fun brand, says Bill Meissner, president and chief executive officer of the Seattle-based premium craft soda company.