Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

ChevronTexaco, Circle K, Sam's/Wal-Mart, ZEUS receive award

HOUSTON -- FuelQuest Inc., a major provider of fuel management and tax automation solutions, has announced the recipients of this year's Customer Innovator Awards. Winners were selected based on their contributions to the ongoing innovation and use of downstream supply chain solutions and the...

Suppliers open their R&D curtains for FMI Show

CHICAGO -- FMI Show has always been the preeminent place to unveil new products. And while some say the show is not what it used to be in terms of the number of retailer attendees, the 2005 show held in Chicago this week still offered the first opportunities to sample and learn about products such...

Kansas legislators approve bill lifting liquor sales ban

TOPEKA, Kansas -- More than two years after a court ruling allowed local governments to defy state law's longstanding ban on Sunday liquor sales, lawmakers passed a bill to remove the prohibition from the books, said the Associated Press. It was a symbolic milestone. The Kansas Constitution...

Anheuser-Busch's Budweiser, Latrobe Brewing Co.' Rock Green Light and Coors Brewing Co.'s Coors Light, Zima XXX all are getting makeovers.
Coke takes on distribution of original 16-oz. energy drink
Strong start to year bodes well for No. 2 beverage-maker
Beer continues to lose ground to wine, spirits
Cadbury Schweppes reformulates diet mainstay
Miller opens new front in low-price category in beer wars
Hyper-caffeinated coffee featured on morning TV