Sales of diet sodas are still flagging in the US, with unit sales down 8% in October compared to the year before, but energy drink sales continue to grow, according to new data.
Diet Pepsi fared worse than Diet Coke, with an 11% unit sales drop in the most recent four-week period, compared to 2014, while Diet Coke dropped just over 6% according to Neilsen information, Food Navigator reports. Regular carbonated drinks sold a little better, with unit sales down under 2% and dollar sales slightly up.
By contrast, bottled water and ready-to-drink coffee unit sales have soared, up 7% and 12% respectively in the last four week period. Energy drinks are also selling well, with a 6% increase over last year.
- The Case for Mediocrity
- How Russia Is Recruiting Cubans to Fight in Ukraine
- Paul Hollywood Answers All of Your Questions About The Great British Baking Show
- Meet the 2023 TIME100 Next: the Emerging Leaders Shaping the World
- Oprah and Arthur C. Brooks: How to Separate Work From Your Identity
- How Canada and India's Relationship Crumbled
- You Don’t Have to Like Wrestling to Love Netflix’s Excellent Wrestlers
- The Most Anticipated Books, Movies, TV, and Music of Fall 2023
- Want Weekly Recs on What to Watch, Read, and More? Sign Up for Worth Your Time