Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

New product comes to retailer shelves

DENVER -- The Cure, an all-natural, hangover remedy that is said to relieve the negative effects of alcohol, is now available to consumers in North and South Carolina. The Cure is a powdered mix that effectively alleviates hangover symptoms when dissolved in water and taken one hour after the last...

Hat Trick Beverage Inc. has announced plans to organize a group of U.S. distributors in the pursuit of developing a new super premium beverage brand.

ENCINITAS, Calif. -- Hat Trick Beverage Inc. has announced plans to organize a group of U.S. distributors in the pursuit of developing a new super premium beverage brand. Larry Twombly, president and CEO of Hat Trick Beverage, said he has been in contact with certain distributors on the East Coast...

Distributor sues to keep territory after brand's acquisition

ATLANTA -- Some of the distributors that helped turn Glaceau Vitaminwater into one of the fastest-growing U.S. drinks have a new target: The Coca-Cola Co., which acquired Glaceau in a $4.1 billion deal in June, said The Wall Street Journal. Atlanta-based Coca-Cola aims to bump up sales of Glaceau...

"Unfavorable financing conditions" cited.
Expands noncarbonated beverage portfolio with new offerings, strengthened distribution
Retailer introduces Sonoma Crest Cellars
Also announces recycling, glaceau, Brain-Twist deals
Will test waters in New York, L.A.
van Paasschen joins Starwood Hotels & Resorts
The Coca Cola Co. is discontinuing U.S. sales of Coca-Cola Blak, the blended Coca-Cola and coffee drink it introduced 17 months ago in 8-oz. bottles.

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