Beverage World presents the latest news from across the worldwide beverage market.

Poll: NYC Split on Soda Plan

New Yorkers are eating up Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban plastic foam food containers. But they're not so keen on another of his better-living initiatives: limiting the size of sugary drinks. (WSJ)


Beer Sector a Bright Spot in UK

Britain's independent brewers have given the drinks industry some news to raise a glass to after bucking the consumer downturn to unveil rising sales and employment numbers. (The Telegraph)


Chand Named Pepsi Brand Ambassador

Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand was Friday named the brand ambassador of cola brand Pepsi. Chand led the Under-19 Indian cricket team to a World Cup victory in 2012 and will be seen in action in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) for Delhi Daredevils. (Ny Daily News)


AC/DC Launching its Own Beer

AC/DC, purveyor of fine rock 'n' roll since 1973 and modestly priced wine since 2011, is now launching its own brand of beer. So far, AC/DC Premium Lager is only available in Germany. (A.V. Club)