U.S. Coke Sales Have Dropped So It's Selling To Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

October 29, 2014 5:23 PM

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U.S. Coke Sales Have Dropped So It's Selling To Nations That Don't Have An Obesity Epidemic... Yet

Last month, the Coca-Cola Company made a big promise: it was going to help America lose weight. At the Clinton Global Initiative, Coke, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper all agreed to reduce the sugary calories they sell by 20 percent in ten years, arguing that industry could be part of the solution in curbing a growing obesity epidemic. That's right, Coke, a company that is currently the single largest consumer of sugar on the planet said it was now in the business of slimming down.

But in all the talk of goodwill efforts to curb America's obesity problem, nary a word was spoken about northern Africa, South America or other parts of the world where obesity is a growing problem. According to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity rates have almost doubled over the past...

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