Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Crown Imports LLC recently announced the promotion of Bill Renspie to senior vice president of national accounts off-premise.

CHICAGO -- Crown Imports LLC recently announced the promotion of Bill Renspie to senior vice president of national accounts off-premise. Renspie joined Barton Beers in 2002 as the national accounts director responsible for the East and Central United States. In August 2005, he was promoted to vice...

United States Beverage L.L.C. (USB) announced the arrival of Estrella Damm to its growing line of imported beers.

STAMFORD, Conn. -- United States Beverage L.L.C. (USB) announced the arrival of Estrella Damm to its growing line of imported beers. Widely recognized as one of the best premium quality beers in Spain, it is brewed at its original headquarters in Barcelona, where August Kuentzmann Damm established...

Calif. regulators voted to raise taxes on "alcopops," flavored alcoholic beverages some say are packaged to appeal to youth and contribute to underage drinking.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California regulators voted on Tuesday to raise taxes on "alcopops," flavored alcoholic beverages (FABs) some say are packaged to appeal to youth and contribute to underage drinking. Maine has already made such a move, and other states are likely to follow, said Michael Scippa...

Chicago proposal would fill city coffers, drain waste to landfills
Nice N Easy churns out new frozen-drink concept featuring eight flavors
Leading Brands Inc. has announced several developments with its branded beverage business.
How Chevron's ExtraMile is making a splash through bottled water.
PepsiCo, Kraft, MasterFoods USA also receive recognition
Not the chain's first controversial marketing campaign.
Long, Smith will report directly to Mackay

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