Non-alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks - Statistics & Facts
The non-alcoholic beverages industry encompasses liquid refreshment beverages (LRB) such as bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit beverages, ready-to-drink coffee and tea, sports beverages and value-added water.
The dollar sales of this category amounted to 1,079.2 billion U.S. dollars worldwide in 2014. Within the segment, carbonated soft drinks were responsible for the lion's share of global sales. A comparison of the world regions revealed, that the consumption patterns of full calorie and diet soft drinks strongly differ among the nations. In North America, for example, 69 percent of all soft drinks are consumed as the full calorie version.
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