Beverage and RTD drinks category news for the convenience- store retail industry

C-Store Distribution Part of Smart Soda, Refreshing USA Deal

Ready-to-drink offering to launch in early October


Recipes Part of Promotion as Pepsi Releases 3 S’mores Flavors

Encourages mixing Graham Cracker, Toasty Marshmallow and Chocolate in varying amounts

Launch of more than 20 items includes tea, craft soda, salsa—even apparel

Coffee Roll Cream Ale, others join revamped Pumpkin Spiced Latte Ale

Global Ventures top executive to succeed Alfredo Rivera, who is stepping down Dec. 31

Dwayne Johnson promotes DC superhero film via his beverage company

NFL players have exclusive access to Fast Twitch until wider release in early 2023

Convenience-store chain wins Cornell University award for second time in three years

Ability to offer single-serve beverages crucial advantage as IRI research reveals keys to winning customers

Retailer will offer all 4 flavors of performance drink in 1,100 stores

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