Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Grocery stores and convenience stores in Irving, Texas, can now sell beer and wine, said The Dallas Morning News.

IRVING, Texas -- Grocery stores and convenience stores in Irving, Texas, can now sell beer and wine, said The Dallas Morning News . This week, three Kroger stores became the first supermarkets to offer beer and wine in what used to be North Texas' largest dry suburb, the report said. Irving...

Glazer's Wholesale has announced that it has sold its beer portfolio to a group of seven predominantly Anheuser-Busch distributors.

DALLAS -- Glazer's Wholesale, the largest wine, spirits and beer distributor in Texas, has announced that it has sold its beer portfolio to a group of seven predominantly Anheuser-Busch distributors, according to a report in specialty beer supplier Distinguished Brands International's Street Talk...

DNA Beverage Corp., makers of DNA Energy Drink, announced the promotion of industry veteran Russ Rickon to national vice president of sales.

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- DNA Beverage Corp., makers of DNA Energy Drink, the new and great tasting favorite of action sports enthusiasts and their fans, today announced the promotion of industry veteran Russ Rickon to national vice president of sales. The promotion comes less than one year since joining...

A day after PepsiCo announced it is redesigning the packaging for its Gatorade sports drinks, some of the companies other repackaging is drawing attention.
New names, new packaging for sports drinks
Shared strengths expected, fresh initiatives on tap for Anheuser-Busch InBev
On the heels of a new national advertising campaign, Bud Light is introducing new packaging set to hit shelves during the first quarter of 2009.
Anheuser-Busch is selling its Western Beverage Co., a large wholesale operation based in Eugene, Ore., to Major Brands Inc.
Coke to roll out Dasani unsweetened flavored-water line extension
Nestle USA, Jamba pull plug on Jamba Ready-to-Drink products

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