Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Line extension debuts in third version of limited-edition variety pack

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Heineken USA is mixing things up with its third edition of the Newcastle Brown Ale variety pack. Available at retail now, Newcastle’s Best of Britain Batch includes the brand’s new Caley Amber Ale in combination with returning limited-edition Newcastle British Pale Ale and...

'This is the most significant change to Pennsylvania in 80 years'

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Executives from Sheetz Convenience Stores are cheering recent changes to Pennsylvania liquor laws that will allow the retailer to sell beer and wine more readily in its stores in the state. Sheetz was one of several c-store and grocery retailers to receive liquor licenses in May...

Here’s a look at where each of the major candidates stands on the issue of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes.

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