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#Soft Drinks

# soft-drinks - Monday 3 July, 2017

Number of children drinking sugary drinks daily drops by 70%
# Sugar Tax
# Sugar Tax

Number of children drinking sugary drinks daily drops by 70%

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:18 AM 15,876 Views 29 Comments

A sugar tax is expected to be brought in next year.

# soft-drinks - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You?
# Fast Food
From The Daily Edge
# Fast Food

Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You?

Apr 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,306 Views 9 Comments

Bon app the teeth.

# soft-drinks - Friday 21 April, 2017

Here's why those Spotify playlists have taken over Irish Twitter
# Spotify
From The Daily Edge
# Spotify

Here's why those Spotify playlists have taken over Irish Twitter

Apr 21st 2017, 3:45 PM 6,557 Views 1 Comment

Romance isn’t dead.

# soft-drinks - Friday 15 April, 2016

Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

Company behind Dolmio warns people not to eat its pasta sauce more than once a week

Apr 15th 2016, 1:50 PM 62,459 Views 95 Comments

The move is aimed at bringing the company more in line with a new healthy image.

# soft-drinks - Monday 10 August, 2015

Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity
# Diet Coke
# Diet Coke

Coca Cola gave $1.5 million to scientists who say soft drinks don't cause obesity

Aug 10th 2015, 5:06 PM 85,549 Views 39 Comments

A leading cardiologist says that’s not true at all.

# soft-drinks - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran
# Fizzy Orange
# Fizzy Orange

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 13,777 Views 46 Comments

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

# soft-drinks - Saturday 8 November, 2014

A Doritos-flavoured soft drink is being tested in the US
# Mountain Dew
From The Daily Edge
# Mountain Dew

A Doritos-flavoured soft drink is being tested in the US

Nov 8th 2014, 3:45 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

*voms*

# soft-drinks - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'
# Objects Of Desire
# Objects Of Desire

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'

Oct 11th 2014, 5:30 PM 25,443 Views 19 Comments

Warning to governments: Children’s shoes should be avoided at all costs.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court
# Supersize Me
# Supersize Me

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court

Jun 26th 2014, 7:19 PM 13,247 Views 41 Comments

The city had gone to court seeking a reversal of an earlier decision to block the ban, which was the controversial brainchild of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# soft-drinks - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Why do soft drinks cost more than beer in Irish pubs?
# Price Of A Pint
# Price Of A Pint

Why do soft drinks cost more than beer in Irish pubs?

May 20th 2014, 7:58 PM 45,670 Views 110 Comments

The average mark up for publicans is 98 per cent on a pint of lager but it’s 407 per cent on a 200ml bottle of soft drinks.

# soft-drinks - Monday 3 February, 2014

Did you know small bottles of TK red lemonade exist?
# Irish Delicacies
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Delicacies

Did you know small bottles of TK red lemonade exist?

Feb 3rd 2014, 5:02 PM 4,895 Views 3 Comments

You can actually get your red lemonade fix to go. YES.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?
# Health
# Health

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?

Apr 25th 2013, 10:33 AM 10,470 Views 40 Comments

A new study shows that drinking one can of a sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of diabetes by a fifth.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months
# Fizzy Drinks
# Fizzy Drinks

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

Sep 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 15,493 Views 67 Comments

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# soft-drinks - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator
# Prices
# Prices

Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator

Jan 26th 2012, 9:06 PM 7,607 Views 73 Comments

Senator Catherine Noone says she carried out a price survey in more than 100 Dublin pubs and found that customers were being charged more per litre for water and soft drinks than for beer and stout.

# soft-drinks - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks
# Soft Drinks
# Soft Drinks

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Nov 14th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,448 Views 18 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

# soft-drinks - Sunday 23 October, 2011

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks
# Soft Drinks
# Soft Drinks

French parliament votes to levy tax on soft drinks

Oct 23rd 2011, 3:52 PM 822 Views 16 Comments

The tax on sugar and artificial sweeteners will add around 2c to the price of a can. The levy will be used to combat obesity.