3 Beverage Giants Make 1 Smart Move

The above video segment is from Tuesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss news that the major soda companies will be putting calorie information on vending machines. The announcement comes directly from Coca Cola (NYSE: KO  ) , Pepsi (NYSE: PEP  ) , and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS  ) , which plan to begin displaying the nutrition information early next year, along with messages such as "Try a low-calorie beverage!" The guys share why they believe it's a smart move for these companies to get out ahead of the food police.

Another beverage giant that's been on our radar is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, which recently expanded its offerings to include lemonade, in an effort to remain competitive. The stock is as cheap as it's ever been, causing many investors to wonder whether this is the end of the former market darling, or the perfect entry point for an enormous rebound. You can find our recommendation on how to play the company in our premium research report, which details everything you need to know about Green Mountain, including whether it's a buy at today's price. Click here now to access your copy of the report. (NYSE: T  )

Chris Hill owns shares of The Coca-Cola Company. Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Joe Magyer owns shares of PepsiCo. The Motley Fool owns shares of McDonald's and PepsiCo. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend McDonald's, PepsiCo, and The Coca-Cola Company. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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