Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Crown Imports is adding a new package to the Modelo Brands Family, the Modelo Especial 12-oz. can 18-pack.

CHICAGO -- Crown Imports is adding a new package to the Modelo Brands Family, the Modelo Especial 12-oz. can 18-pack. The new package is shipping from Mexico now for retail placement in mid-March in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina...

Fast feeder ending tests of bottled PepsiCo beverages

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. ended test sales of PepsiCo Inc.'s bottled Mountain Dew and Gatorade, said the Associated Press, handing a victory to Coca-Cola Co., the exclusive fountain-drink provider to the world's biggest restaurant chain. McDonald's began testing bottled beverages in 2006...

Pop quiz: Why does Ricker Pop taste so good and sell so well?

ANDERSON, Ind. -- "Ricker Pop." The words alone are enough to drive some loyal customers into withdrawal. They represent a brand name for a product that, technically, doesn't really exist. And a marketing success that happened almost by accident, The Anderson Herald Bulletin recently reported. Back...

Beverage now available at more than 55 Gate Petroleum locations
Will acquire Labatt USA, High Falls, perpetual license for Seagram's Coolers.
PepsiCo purchases rights to function as master distributor for energy drink
The board of directors of Cott Corp. has announced the appointment of Jerry Fowden as chief executive officer.
Consumers will experience ice-cold fountain drinks in a new way, as a new fountain dispenser from The Coca-Cola Co. begins to enter foodservice outlets.
Beth Decker, senior manager of key accounts for Insight Beverages, passed away on February 8.
Kansas liquor stores gunning for c-stores on allowing full-strength sales

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