Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Cadbury Schweppes to spin off beverage unit

PLANO, Texas -- Cadbury Schweppes Plc has filed the initial forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the process of separating its Americas Beverages and confectionery businesses through a demerger of Americas Beverages. According to the proposed demerger, Cadbury Schweppes'...

Is Newcastle next?

LONDON -- Beer is brewed all over the world, but discerning drinkers will settle for nothing less than suds originating from somewhere between Amsterdam and Prague, the region where the art was perfected. That is the rationale behind beer giant SABMiller's $1.2 billion offer, announced Monday, for...

Adds line of enhanced waters

ANKENY, Iowa--Clearly Canadian Brands announced that its new line-up of Natural Enhanced Waters (dailyEnergy, dailyVitamin and dailyHydration) have been listed with Casey's General Stores, the large Midwestern convenience-store chain. Casey's owns and operates over 1,450 convenience stores in nine...

Top brewer reveals changes, plans for 2008 as competition tightens
Retailer mooooves on state capital
Widmer, Redhook combine to form Craft Brewers Alliance
Retailer protesting Pa.'s stance on dairy labeling.
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.