People in the United Kingdom consumed more than one billion liters of still and fruit juice in 2015, the first time that this level of consumption had been reached since 2010. Residents of the United Kingdom consumed approximately 17.6 liters of juices and nectars in 2015 ,slightly down on the previous year. Expenditure on juice and soft drinks amounted to 8.82 billion British pounds in 2016, the first time that expenditure on these products exceed 8.8 billion British pounds since 2007.
As a region, the European Union was responsible for a quarter of all fruit juice and fruit nectar consumed worldwide in 2014. Only North America accounted for a larger margin, accounting for 38 percent of fruit juice and fruit nectar consumed by volume.