Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Energy drinks and enhanced waters advanced; carbonated soft drinks declined again

NEW YORK -- The U.S. refreshment beverage market contracted by 2.0% this past year, according to Beverage Marketing Corp. (BMC). This slide represents the first volume downturn on record. The weakened economy affected the market during the year. However, beverages still performed better than many...

TalkingRain Beverage Co. has announced the appointment of Kevin McClafferty as new vice president of sales.

PRESTON, Wash. -- TalkingRain Beverage Co., a market leader for natural water and flavored beverage products in the Pacific Northwest, has announced the appointment of Kevin McClafferty as new vice president of sales. McClafferty will be responsible for directing the growth and development of all...

PepsiCo's new Aquafina "Eco-Fina Bottle" will save 75 million lbs. of plastic a year

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- PepsiCo's Aquafina is launching the, Eco-Fina Bottle, the lightest half-liter bottle of any nationally distributed bottled water brand in the market. The Eco-Fina Bottle is the latest evolution of Aquafina's ongoing efforts, which began in 2002, to develop the lightest and one of...

$15.6 million deal, with option to buy, will take regional brand national
Md. turns to old law for new revenue with "fountain" tax.
Beverage maker hopes deal will solidify presence in West
Bottled water growth slows with poor economy as consumers focus on faucet
Retailer launches viral online campaign
Adding more TV spots, expanding marketing platform
Energy drink to be available in BP's c-stores nationwide.

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