Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Top brewer reveals changes, plans for 2008 as competition tightens

ST. LOUIS -- The King of Beers is not happy with being merely princely. Granted, displeasure with a 50 share of the U.S. beer business is a unique point of view, but Anheuser-Busch Inc. (A-B) is simply not waiting until that share drops. We aren't, as a company, pleased with where we stand, said...

Retailer mooooves on state capital

HARRISBURG, PA. -- Ten Rutter's representatives and hundreds of stuffed cows descended on Pennsylvania's state capital Tuesday as part of the company's efforts to retain the ability to tell consumers that its milk contains no artificial growth hormones. The state Department of Agriculture in...

Widmer, Redhook combine to form Craft Brewers Alliance

SEATTLE & PORTLAND, Ore. -- Craft breweries Redhook Ale Brewery Inc., Woodinville, Wash., and Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Portland, Ore., will merge to create a combined company called Craft Brewers Alliance. The companies said that they see the merger as a natural next step for the two...

Retailer protesting Pa.'s stance on dairy labeling.
Fortune selling wine business to Constellation
The Christmas Pack includes flavors such as Sugar Plum, Christmas Tree, Egg Nog and Christmas Ham sodas.
Unveils new organizational structure, names d'Amore as unit CEO.
Promoted from beverage post
CSP announces winners of its fourth annual Retailer Choice Best New Products contest
Large distribution networks provide edge