Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley has proposed, among other taxes, a 10-cent tariff on every bottle sold in the city, reported The Chicago Tribune.

CHICAGO -- Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley has proposed, among other taxes, a 10-cent tariff on every bottle sold in the city, reported The Chicago Tribune. A $1.25 water from a vending machine could soon cost $1.35, said the report, and a 24-pack of Aquafina, advertised for $4.50 at a local grocery...

Acceptable sale was "unlikely," Sunderland said

PLANO, Texas -- Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages will become an independent company following its spinoff, rather than sale, from candy company Cadbury Schweppes plc. The announcement Wednesday came as the candy maker announced a 10% rise in sales in its confectionary division, which makes...

Some brewers passing on, others eating increases

NEW YORK -- The sharpest increase in decades in the cost of hops and barley is about to drive up the retail price of craft beers, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Consumers could pay 50 cents to $1 per six pack more in the coming months for many small-batch craft beers, as brewers pass on...

Joint venture creates stronger No. 2 brewer in U.S. beer industry
The number of lawsuits seeking to stop The Coca-Cola Co. from extracting Glac aau Vitaminwater from small distributors to its own bottlers is growing.
Dairy c-store chain celebrating half a century at each store
Broker to handle Chocolate Moose, Havana Cappuccino, Flathead Lake Soda
Legislation would expand sales
450 West Coast locations to carry "performance/vitality" drink.
Kraft to sell Fruit2O, Veryfine to Sunny Delight Beverages

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