Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

A-B gives one ad slot to Beer Institute for image push

ST. LOUIS -- Anheuser-Busch is turning over one of its Super Bowl ad slots to a campaign for the Beer Institute that furthers A-B's push to enhance the image of beer, said W. Randolph Baker, vice president and CFO of the St. Louis brewer, according to an Ad Age report. Plans for the campaign, under...

J & J Snack Foods Corp. has announced today that it has acquired the stock of ICEE of Hawaii.

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. -- J & J Snack Foods Corp. has announced today that it has acquired the stock of ICEE of Hawaii. ICEE of Hawaii, headquartered in Waipahu, Hawaii, distributes ICEE frozen beverages and related products throughout the Hawaiian islands. Annual sales are approximately $2.3 million...

Startup drink makers seek to compete with beverage titans

MIAMI -- Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Cadbury Schweppes control 90% of the beverage market, holding sway over huge distribution chains that reach into restaurants, corporate cafeterias, schools and retail outlets. For startup drink makers, going against these beverage titans is a bit like slamming into a...

Retailers show excitement around a young, but growing category
Would effectively block Ind. c-store beer, wine sales
The first-of-its-kind bottle Fridge Pack configuration will be available in the Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft brands nationwide beginning March 1.
Massimo Zanetti, founder and owner of the Segafredo Zanetti Coffee Group, Bologna, Italy, has purchased the U.S. retail coffee brands from Sara Lee Corp.
Frappio will be available at 7-Eleven
Missouri lawmaker seeks to ban sale of cold beer
Wholesaler sales to retailers up 2.7%

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