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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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