Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

First and foremost, company will reduce sugar in more than 500 of its drinks

Brown leaves for 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Nestle Waters North America named a new chief executive officer this week following the abrupt departure of Tim Brown, who left the lead-executive role to become chief operating officer of Greek yogurt company Chobani. Fernando Merce, former CEO of Nestle Purina Latin America...

Beverage maker says it's building inventory before rollout

CORONA, Calif. -- Monster Energy will delay the rollout of its new hybrid beverage Monster Hydro until May at the earliest as the beverage maker tries to build inventory for a national debut. The delay, reported first by beverage analyst Bonnie Herzog of Wells Fargo, follows the fall launch of...

Convenience stores already know the importance of offering great coffee, but many now find pairing fresh, higher-quality baked goods drives traffic and sales even more.
Dean Foods now delivering Organic Valley products

Here's how Philadelphia's sugar-sweetened-beverage tax is playing out

Deal signifies 'a new approach to partnerships' for brewers.
Restaurant chain goes after 'a whole new customer' with Energy Punch.
Jump through legal loophole has Indiana legislators promising action
Quincey creates two new positions: chief growth officer and chief innovation officer