“Americans now drink more bottled water than soda”

Marketwatch.com – Mar 2017 – US |

A recent study of the US drinks market has found that Americans are now drinking more bottled water than sugared drinks.

Although water is available freely through taps in the US, since the 1970’s bottled water has been steadily increasing in popularity.

The growth in bottled-water has accelerated in recent years amid increasing awareness and concerns of health risks related to sugary drinks.

Bottled water consumption reached 39.3 gallon per capita in the US last year, with soda consumption reaching a figure of 38.5 gallons. Although the soda drinks market still had a higher revenue, it is good to see a growing turn away from high-sugar drinks.

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