Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Coca-Cola North America and Caribou Coffee have announced a national launch of a new line of premium ready-to-drink iced coffees.

ATLANTA -- Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) and Caribou Coffee have announced a national launch of a new line of premium ready-to-drink iced coffees beginning this month in Midwest and Southeast cities. Specialty coffee purveyor Caribou Coffee has with 480 coffeehouses, including 39 licensed...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear a case on whether convenience and grocery stores can sell beer without also allowing customers to drink.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a case on whether convenience and grocery stores can sell beer without also allowing customers to drink in the store, said The Patriot-News. Meanwhile, a Sheetz Inc. convenience restaurant and store in Altoona, Pa., may...

Calls for enforcement against misleading claims

PHOENIX -- Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard called alcoholic energy drinks a serious health and safety risk for young people and asked a federal agency to investigate promotional claims. Goddard wants the U.S. Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) to review advertising claims...

Pops 66 on Route 66 puts soda first at new Okla. station/store/restaurant combo
Crown Imports LLC recently announced the promotion of Bill Renspie to senior vice president of national accounts off-premise.
United States Beverage L.L.C. (USB) announced the arrival of Estrella Damm to its growing line of imported beers.
Calif. regulators voted to raise taxes on "alcopops," flavored alcoholic beverages some say are packaged to appeal to youth and contribute to underage drinking.
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.

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