Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

MillerCoors to focus on growing Miller Lite, Coors Light

CHICAGO -- MillerCoors said Wednesday that growing its premium light brands, including slumping flagship brew Miller Lite, will be key to its success, reported the Associated Press. MillerCoors CEO Leo Kiely told a gathering of analysts that Chicago-based MillerCoors, a joint operation between...

Coke, Nestle agreed to pay $650,000 to states, add disclosures to packaging

ATLANTA -- Attorneys general from 27 states and the District of Columbia have announced a settlement with The Coca-Cola Co., Nestle SA and Beverage Partners Worldwide, a Coca-Cola/Nestle joint venture. The settlement resolves claims relating to Coca-Cola/Nestle's statements that Enviga, a green tea...

Related to termination of Monster Energy drink distribution agreement in U.S.

PLANO, Texas -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) said yesterday that Hansen Beverage Co. has paid $48 million to DPS in settlement of the termination last November of its agreement with Hansen to distribute Monster Energy drinks in the United States. DPS will record a $45 million one-time gain in...

Crown Imports is adding a new package to the Modelo Brands Family, the Modelo Especial 12-oz. can 18-pack.
Fast feeder ending tests of bottled PepsiCo beverages
Pop quiz: Why does Ricker Pop taste so good and sell so well?
Beverage now available at more than 55 Gate Petroleum locations
Will acquire Labatt USA, High Falls, perpetual license for Seagram's Coolers.
PepsiCo purchases rights to function as master distributor for energy drink
The board of directors of Cott Corp. has announced the appointment of Jerry Fowden as chief executive officer.