Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Gagliardi was with Liquid Investments, Labatt USA

CORONA, Calif. -- Hansen Natural Corp. has announced the appointment of Nick R. Gagliardi as chief operating officer of Monster Beverage Co., a division of Hansen Beverage Co. Gagliardi will oversee the Monster business and report directly to Mark Hall, president of Monster Beverage Co. Gagliardi,...

Jones Soda files SEC statement expressing financial doubts

SEATTLE -- Jones Soda's financial predicament raises "substantial doubt about [its] ability to continue as a going concern," the Seattle-based company said in a securities filing Monday, reported The Seattle Times . The soda maker said it has revised sales projections twice this year, most recently...

Expands into Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- New Leaf Brands has expanded the distribution of New Leaf Tea into the Midwest, including Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. New Leaf Tea is now being sold through Columbus Distributing Beverages Ltd. in Columbus, Ohio; Tri-State Juice Co. in Cincinnati/Dayton; Kentucky Eagle Beer Inc...

Xtra Mart to stock Celsius
Limited-time UltraViolet exclusively a diet drink
AGs seek labeling, bans
Merger expected to speed innovation and reactions to marketplace changes
PepsiCo Americas Beverages announced that Jill Beraud has been named chief marketing officer and president of its joint ventures.
La. company to distribute new-age drink
Unemployment and the economy put strain on beverage category sales