VIDEO: Beverage Summit Connects C-store, Grocery Retailers

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VIDEO: Beverage Summit Connects C-store, Grocery Retailers


WHEELING, Ill. -- The 2013 Beverage and Beer Retailing Summit, hosted earlier this month by Convenience Store News and sister publication Progressive Grocer, brought together convenience store and grocery retailers and suppliers from across the nation to discuss the latest refreshment trends.

Sponsored by Red Bull North America, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Java City, Scotsman Ice Systems and WhiteWave Foods, the Summit addressed packaged, malt and dispensed beverages.

Retailer participants included representatives from BP Americas, The Pantry Inc., Sunoco Inc., Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores, The Kroger Co., Walgreen Co., Maverik Inc., Brookshire Brothers, Hess Corp., Bobby & Steve's Auto World, Bradley Petroleum and Casey's General Stores Inc.

The event was held June 6-7 at the Westin Chicago North Shore.