Switzerland's Nestle has lost a bid in neighboring Germany to ban the sale generic coffee capsules that can be used in its Nespresso machines.
Starbucks Corp. will open a bigger juice factory in Southern California to fuel the growth of its Evolution Fresh bottled drinks.
Wine company Constellation Brands plans to use proceeds from a debt offering, coupled with available cash and borrowings under a senior credit facility, to fund its Crown Imports LLC transaction.
The Cornucopia Institute, a not-for-profit policy research organization based in Wisconsin, filed a formal legal complaint with the USDA against several infant formula manufacturers that are adding two synthetic preservatives to certified organic infant formula.
Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor is unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, a federal judge ruled.
Liquor sales declined slightly in June compared with the same month the previous year, after Washington state businesses and consumers stocked up on spirits in advance of price increases with liquor privatization.
Monster Beverage Corp. said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last Thursday that it received a subpoena last month from an unidentified state attorney general's office concerning the advertising and ingredients of its energy drinks.
Craft Brew Alliance , Inc., an independent craft brewing company, reported net sales of $82.8 million and net income of $1.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2012, as compared with net sales of $73.8 million and net income of $8.2 million a year ago.
Monster Beverage Corp. reported explosive growth in its second quarter as consumers downed more of its energy drinks, but its shares fell in after-hours trading Wednesday as the results missed analysts' expectations.
PepsiCo Inc. will start selling its drinks in Myanmar, following the U.S. government's decision to suspend investment sanctions on the country for its democratic reforms.
Starbucks Corp. will soon be the first national chain to let customers pay with Square's mobile payment application.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, the nation's biggest independent Coca-Cola bottler, reported a dip in its second-quarter profit yesterday.
A new report says the world's appetite for beer hit a new high last year, with China leading the way.
Dutch brewer Heineken NV said today it will keep fighting to buy the shares it doesn't already own of Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd of Singapore, the owner of Tiger beer, despite efforts to upset the deal by a Thai tycoon.
There is no total available for how much the beverage industry has invested in water conservation projects in the past five years, but experts believe it's more than $500 million dollars.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta details the implications of a study last year finding that sugar, consumed at the high levels common in the U.S., is actually a toxin.
Beverage companies have been teaming up with environmental groups to preserve and conserve water and watersheds, most recently Dr. Pepper with the Nature Conservancy on watersheds that the company draws on directly for its product.
Beer maker MillerCoors said Tuesday that higher prices and cost management helped lift its net income by 10 percent in the second quarter.
The Port of Kalama facility made its first production-quality wine bottles last Wednesday, ushering in a new era for a plant that seemed destined for mothballs three years ago.
Some researchers are questioning beverage industry claims on "power drink" labels and insist the drinks may not be such a healthy option for active consumers.
CNN Money weighs the pros and cons for investors looking to get into the coffee biz with Green Mountain Coffee.
Heineken NV says it has clinched a deal to take majority ownership of Singapore-based Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd., the maker of Tiger beer.
Whether or not evidence linking sugary drinks and obesity is conclusive, it is clear that consumers are curbing soda consumption. Such a purchasing shift presents obvious challenges to the beverage industry but also a wealth of growth opportunities.