Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Tedeschi Food Shops Inc. will offer Celsius Holdings Inc.'s Celsius, the Original Calorie Burner, in all of its 189 stores.

ROCKLAND, Mass. -- Tedeschi Food Shops Inc., a leading convenience store in the Northeast with locations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire, will offer Celsius Holdings Inc.'s Celsius, the Original Calorie Burner, in all of its 189 stores. Tedeschi Food Shops will...

Coke, Pepsi give their sodas makeovers to attract recession-weary customers

NEW YORK -- Feeling bad about the economy? Indulge a little, have a soda. Marketers at Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. are counting on that sentiment to appeal to consumers overwhelmed with a drumbeat of bad economic news, said the Associated Press. "What people want to do is pause and refresh,"...

Retailer now selling CarbonNeutral bottled spring water

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has forged an agreement with Icelandic Glacial to stock the Iceland-based company's environmentally responsible natural spring bottled water. Icelandic Glacial is being added to The Pantry's locations that have seven cold doors or more. The company offers...

Bud Light Lime leads IRI new product list in convenience channel for 2008
Big game 8th among highest beer-selling occasions for year
Moving from 30 to 120 to cut supply-chain costs; A-B InBev opening NYC office
SABMiller's beer shipments down during economic slowdown; Carlsberg makes cuts.
Beer's image may give it boost in downturn.
With Kwik Trip's help, wife sends cold milk to soldiers in Iraq.
Grocery stores and convenience stores in Irving, Texas, can now sell beer and wine, said The Dallas Morning News.

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