New Social Network Launched to Aid Sobriety: World Without Wine

PR NEWSWIRE | “South Africa is a nation of heavy drinkers and it’s an ingrained behaviour that is killing us. As consumers of more than 5 billion litres of alcohol a year, a World Health Organisation study ranks South Africa as number four on a list of countries with the riskiest drinking patterns, as heavy drinkers who binge drink on a minimum five glasses of beer or wine in a single sitting for men, and more than three drinks for women. However, more people are becoming conscious of their drinking habits and are taking steps to either become sober or moderate their intake; and the sobriety trend is catching on.”
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Alcohol may be game changer at Taco Bell, and McDonald’s could use a boost

USA TODAY | “It will finally be perfectly natural to have a frozen margarita or a craft brew at Taco Bell. Yum Brands’s first Taco Bell Cantina opens later today in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, and if the store is generating any kind of buzz it’s not just because it’s at the site of a former sex-toy shop.”
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Beer joins anti-sugar wave in Lion CEO’s myth-busting plan to spark growth

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD | “The chief executive of Australia’s No.1 beer company Lion says the $14 billion mainstream beer market can be revitalised and falling consumption reversed, with one of the main weapons being some “myth-busting” about beer’s main ingredients, as it capitalises on an anti-sugar wave.”
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