Regular tea or coffee breaks are more effective caffeine boosts for the brain than a one-time big blast, according to research. Brain receptors react best to frequent small doses.
Only 10% of the additives available to use in soft drinks are natural, compared with 80% of the additives for dairy or meat processing, said an industry executive. Beverage makers seek more alternatives as they reformulate their offerings.
WNBA first draft pick Candace Parker has singed a marketing deal with Gatorade. The company could broadcast a TV spot featuring Parker to coincide with the WNBA season, which starts in May.
The Coca-Cola Co. is amending its bylaws to separate the positions of chairman and chief executive. The change will be in place before Muhtar Kent takes over as chief executive this summer.
Taco Bell will give away $50 of free gas every 10 minutes in a raffle through May 21 using codes printed on its large and extra-large beverages.