Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Molson Coors partners with AriZona on FMB rollout

DENVER & WOODBURY, N.Y. -- The traditional Arnold Palmer will get some punch through a new licensing agreement between AriZona Beverages and Molson Coors Brewing Co. Molson Coors is partnering with Hornell Brewing Co., an affiliate of AriZona Beverages, to market and distribute a new flavored-...

Officials threaten 1,100 layoffs without revenue boost

CHICAGO -- Cook County, Ill., retailers and consumers have at least another week before a new beverage tax begins after a Circuit Court judge again postponed a hearing in a lawsuit brought by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association seeking to block the tax. A 1-cent-per-ounce tax on the sale of...

Cider maker readies for fall with new flavor, budget LTO

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Heineken USA’s Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders unveiled its newest flavor this week, ushering in the autumn apple season with Strongbow Artisanal Blend. The new flavor is crafted with heirloom cider apple varieties, cold-pressed and blended together for a naturally refreshing,...

And four other beverages gaining space on c-store shelves

Budweiser’s America cans get specific, Sprite’s wrappers rap, upscale wine is canned and more

There are three types of components that will need to be replaced at some point during the door’s operational lifetime.
Logo identifies 'true small and independent craft brewers'.
'Our customers ... have ample choice already'.
High Cliff joins budget brand Mountain Brew on store shelves
Says 'a fair question exists as to the constitutionality' of the levy.