Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Beverage maker cites new study in energy-drink safety

CORONA, Calif. -- Energy-drink manufacturers—and Monster Beverage Corp., specifically—likely breathed a sigh of relief this spring when more than a dozen lawsuits filed against the drink maker were abandoned. Law firm Morgan & Morgan filed the lawsuits against Monster Energy Co. and Monster...

Brewery, distribution improvements allow for expansion

INDIANAPOLIS -- A self-distributing craft-beer brewer in Indiana is making its beers available to grocery and convenience stores for the first time with an expansion of its delivery services. Sun King Brewery, the largest brewery in Indiana that distributes beer exclusively within the state, is...

As consumption grows, so do the varieties of flavors and enhancements

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Bottled-water innovation got a close-up in a recent issue of Convenience Store Products ' e-newsletter . In a slideshow highlighting eight innovative new bottled waters, the sister publication of CSP Daily News pointed out that bottled-water consumption grew 120% from 2000...

No. 2 brewer reportedly has suspended work on integration
Volume growth slows but new breweries still coming at record rate
And Molson Coors reorganizes to prepare for MillerCoors ownership
Nearly 5.8 million votes in Mountain Dew election
Rolls out line of cold brew in three varieties
State Supreme Court settles 2-year-old court battle
As regulatory review wraps up, a tip of the hat to planning ahead