Kristina Peters

Associate Editor, CSP
Winsight Media

Kristina Peters is associate editor of Winsight's convenience-store publications, CSP magazine and Convenience Store Products.

alcohol

How Alon Brands’ Chris Kaden handles new-product overflow and what trend he says will die down

Frozen food aisle

As just-in-time shopping increases, consumers are spreading their dinner dollars across more channels and retailers

Alternative packaging is convenient for customers, but a challenge for operators

Oberto Beef Jerky 6-Pack

Format, as well as multipacks, offers consumers more snacking options and portion control

bummy bears

New ­flavors, shapes take the category to chewy new heights

Astro Pop

Astro Pop, Wacky Wafers and other once-obsolete products skyrocket under Leaf Brands

hard soda

Who's driving demand for upstart subcategory?

GMO labeling

Manufacturers act to comply with July 1 Vermont law

Epic Provisions meat bar

Move over, traditional jerky and sticks, and make room for new combinations and flavors

beer and lipstick

Female beer drinkers have a strong aff­inity for fruit and citrus

General Mills cereal

Manufacturers act to comply with Vermont law, while speaking out against state-by-state labeling regulations

water pour

A CSP/GasBuddy beverage survey found that while driving and thirsty, 56% of consumers typically stop to purchase a drink at a gas station/convenience store.

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