Drink


New Jersey’s Oldest Resident Dies at 112

New Jersey’s oldest resident, who once claimed that beer and whisky kept her spry, has died at the age of 112. The Record reports that Agnes Fenton, of Englewood, died…

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Coca-Cola Fights Tax Claim on Franchise Royalties

The Coca-Cola Company is fighting an Israel Tax Authority claim on royalties for use of its brand name by the Coca-Cola franchise in Israel, Globes reported on Wednesday. At issue…

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Coke Zero Gets Makeover as Coke Zero Sugar

Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no sugar, and a new recipe is intended to…

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Israeli Coffee Chain Gives Discount for Good Manners

A popular Israeli coffee chain is offering its customers a discount for being polite. Customers who say “please” and “thank you” when ordering a regular-sized cup of coffee will pay…

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Israel Slaps Coca Cola With Antitrust Fine

Coca Cola in Israel will be required to pay a 62.7 million shekel fine for breach of antitrust laws, according to a ruling of the Israel Antitrust Authority head Michal…

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Outgoing Coke CEO Given Pay Package Worth $16M

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, who is stepping down in May, received a compensation package worth $16 million last year, according to a regulatory filing. That included a salary of $1.6…

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Water Ban Lifted in Corpus Christi, Texas

A nearly four-day ban on drinking the water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was lifted Sunday after test results showed no contamination due to a chemical leak, the city’s mayor announced.…

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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

Coca-Cola said Friday that CEO Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey. The world’s largest beverage maker has been…

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Moscow Gets First Taste of Cofix

Israel’s low-priced coffee shop Cofix has inaugurated its first Russian branch, in Moscow, the first of 1,000 according to The Marker. Red Square in Moscow got its first taste of…

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