Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Group sues MillerCoors over energy drink containing alcohol

WASHINGTON -- The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed suit against MillerCoors Brewing Co. over its alcoholic energy drink, Sparks. The product has more alcohol than regular beer and contains unapproved additives, including the stimulants caffeine and guarana. The lawsuit...

Goodwin has extensive foodservice equipment experience

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Lancer Corp., a leading manufacturer of beverage dispensing equipment, has appointed Kenneth B. Goodwin to the position of senior vice president of sales and marketing. "We are very pleased to welcome Ken as the senior vice president of sales and marketing for Lancer," said...

Brand will be a top national sales priority

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- On September 1, Heineken USA Inc. assumed the rights to import, market and sell Newcastle Brown Ale in the United States. This addition to the Heineken USA portfolio serves as a platform for future growth and places the brand as one of the top national sales priorities for the...

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