Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.
stewarts shops

High Cliff joins budget brand Mountain Brew on store shelves

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- Stewart’s Shops launched an exclusive craft beer just in time for the Independence Day holiday. The convenience-store retailer worked with beer maker Shmaltz Brewing Co. of nearby Clifton Park, N.Y., to develop High Cliff India Pale Ale exclusively for sale in the chain. “This...

can the soda tax

Says 'a fair question exists as to the constitutionality' of the levy

CHICAGO -- A Cook County circuit court judge has delayed the implementation of a sweetened-beverage tax in the county to give the court time to determine if the tax is unconstitutional. Scheduled to kick in July 1, the tax was delayed to July 12 by Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak, who granted the...

cold brew coffee

Brewers put unique twists on a burgeoning category

bottle pour

Bottled water carries the quarter in c-stores and beyond

Retail association requests injunction to halt implementation
younger generation on phones
With millennials aging, and the face of America ever-changing, we are beginning to see clear delineations within the younger consumers that are so key for c-stores.

A-B adds to its craft-beer corral, Sunny D finds a new home and more

Bottled water

‘Super water,’ hemp infusion and Chuck Norris: Who says H2O is flavorless?

Tiger beer
New campaign aims to save wild tigers from poachers
Bai Brands
Company founder exits seven months after purchase by DPSG