Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer mooooves on state capital

HARRISBURG, PA. -- Ten Rutter's representatives and hundreds of stuffed cows descended on Pennsylvania's state capital Tuesday as part of the company's efforts to retain the ability to tell consumers that its milk contains no artificial growth hormones. The state Department of Agriculture in...

Widmer, Redhook combine to form Craft Brewers Alliance

SEATTLE & PORTLAND, Ore. -- Craft breweries Redhook Ale Brewery Inc., Woodinville, Wash., and Widmer Brothers Brewing Co., Portland, Ore., will merge to create a combined company called Craft Brewers Alliance. The companies said that they see the merger as a natural next step for the two...

Retailer protesting Pa.'s stance on dairy labeling

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Officials with Rutter's Dairy were set to be in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday to protest a decision by the state ordering Rutter's and other dairies to change the label on their milk, reported The Patriot-News. Rutter's Dairy, sister company of the Rutter's Farm Stores convenience...

Fortune selling wine business to Constellation
The Christmas Pack includes flavors such as Sugar Plum, Christmas Tree, Egg Nog and Christmas Ham sodas.
Unveils new organizational structure, names d'Amore as unit CEO.
Promoted from beverage post
CSP announces winners of its fourth annual Retailer Choice Best New Products contest
Large distribution networks provide edge
Broker to represent beverage company