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Companies name the United States as a strategic priority

VICTOR, N.Y., and SMITHS FALLS, Ontario -- Constellation Brands has significantly expanded its investment in cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp., giving the Canada-based cannabis maker a significant financial windfall to grow its business and providing the U.S.-based alcohol-beverage company...

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Offering cold brew coffee to expand the range of beverage options is a smart move for c-store retailers. Here's the right way to do it.

Brought to you by FETCO. Offering cold brew coffee to expand the range of beverage options is a smart move for convenience store retailers. Consumers order an average of 3.6 beverages away from home each week, according to Technomic’s recent Beverage report, and 38% reported purchasing more scratch...

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Agency gives two Reynolds products substantial equivalence orders for release into U.S. market

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of two noncombustible tobacco products from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.: Eclipse and Eclipse Menthol. In its Aug. 13 newsletter, the agency said the substantial equivalence (SE) orders mark the first time the FDA...

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Sports drink will remain independent but gain access to bottling system
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Buxton brings more than 30 years of experience to the role
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Category has grown 20% since 2017
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Move over hot coffee, there’s a new java category in town, and it’s heating up the coffee market in convenience stores, despite being chilled.
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Salmonella, cyclospora and listeria have made headlines in recent weeks

Consumers have an expectation that convenience stores deliver on speedy in-and-out visits. But in a competitive market in which many outlets are elevating their foodservice programs, c-stores can’t rely on convenience alone.
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Retailer is incorporating fresh produce in its grab-and-go case and foodservice offerings