Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Health-driven group sues to stop ‘deceptive promotion’

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A California-based nonprofit group aimed at building healthy communities has filed a lawsuit against Coca-Cola Co. and the American Beverage Association (ABA) to stop what it calls "false and misleading marketing of sugar-sweetened beverages." Citing the California Unfair...

Brews capture the flavors of winter, early spring

Premium beverage aims for 'a clean, pure taste with eye-catching packaging'

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- PepsiCo will introduce a new addition to its bottled-water offer in February. Lifewtr, a new premium bottled water "that fuses creativity and design to serve as a source of inspiration, as well as hydration," will roll out across the United States beginning in February 2017...

The Retail Liquor Association of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit challenging the results of a Nov. 8 referendum in which voters agreed to allow the sale of full-strength beer and wine in grocery and convenience stores.

After a shaky few years of sales, the No. 2 brewer in the United States outlines a turnaround strategy

New Argo flavors continue the trend of drink crossovers
Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association president plans to appeal ruling
After returning production to Jamaica, importer plans extensive marketing campaign

CSP runs through a year of healthfulness, trends and loose change

Deal marks first acquisition for 5-year-old beverage company