Food For Thought 4.29.09

"This is about McDonald's becoming a beverage destination and building off our offerings of fountain beverages." (Karen Wells, vice president of U.S. strategy and menu for McDonald's, on a new with Plano's Dr. Pepper Snapple Group replacing Pibb Xtra--a Coco-Cola product--with Dr. Pepper. Guess the Doctor has more drawing power than anyone thought, if it will finally draw people to the global giant for a drink. As quoted in "wire reports" assembled by the Dallas Morning News.)

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