Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Debuts chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Newman's Own Inc. has unveiled premium wines—Newman's Own 2006 California Chardonnay and Newman's Own 2006 California Cabernet Sauvignon. Like all other Newman's Own products, Paul Newman and the Newman's Own Foundation will donate all profits and royalties after taxes to...

Not much impact on "Joe Sixpack," analyst says

WASHINGTON -- No. 2 U.S. beermaker SABMiller's move to combine American operations with No. 3 Molson Coors will likely be approved even though it will increase market concentration, antitrust experts said. According to a Reuters report, the approval may be a reflection of how much easier it has...

NE retailer deal follows Fas Mart, NOCO Express renewals

BALTIMORE -- Royal Farms, Baltimore, has inked an agreement with Choice First Distribution LLC dba Kronik Energy. The beverage company will use the the Eby-Brown Co. warehouse system to put its full-shelf program in all 125 Royal Farms convenience store locations in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and...

Retailer taps Charles Shaw to offer Napa Creek, Sea Ridge
Vital Lifestyle Water names O'Donnell SE sales VP.
Retailer will distribute energy shot, join racing sponsorship
Case says clerk negligent
Soda maker names Ricci as COO
Source Beverages signs Folsom Distributing for St. Louis, S. Ill. market
David Grinnell, longtime director of brewing and quality at The Boston Beer Co., has been promoted to vice president of brewing.