Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Also rolling out new marketing campaign with Lance Armstrong, other athletes

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- The FRS Co., a developer and distributor of sustained energy products, has added two new products, Lo Cal Citrus Pomegranate ready-to-drink (RTD) cans and Pineapple Mango soft chews, to its FRS Healthy Energy line. FRS Healthy Energy products provide a blend of nutrients that...

Proposes tandem deals to acquire Pepsi Bottling Group, PepsiAmericas

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- PepsiCo Inc. has proposed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock it does not already own in its two largest anchor bottlers, The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) Inc. and PepsiAmericas Inc. (PAS), at a value of $29.50 per share for PBG and $23.27 per share for PAS...

Beverage companies, pinched by a year of stiff declines in U.S. soda sales, may be headed toward a little relief in North America.

NEW YORK -- Beverage companies, pinched by a year of stiff declines in U.S. soda sales, may be headed toward a little relief in North America, according to Dow Jones report. Early numbers that track store sales and other data suggest the industry may be done with the worst declines in the United...

Distributed through Grass Roots Beverage subsidiary
Chains offering motocycle, UFC experience through energy drink maker
Study shows quality jobs, solid wages, strong overall economic impact in 2008
Four new retailers, five new distributors pick up beverage
PepsiCo piloting climate-friendly vender
Greenopia ranks "green" beverages.
New data shows out-of-stocks taking a bigger toll on cold-vault beverage sales

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