29 Jul WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF SOFT DRINKS AND COLAS?
News flash: Future of soft drinks speakers often get to talk about new trends and innovations in different colas, pops and other non-alcoholic beverages. Ironically though, when dealing with global audiences, not all comers are aware of the different types of delicious thirst quenches that are available. Since we find ourselves frequently serving as future of soft drinks speakers and beverage industry futurists, we thought we’d offer a bit of background. Here are some of the most popular types of beverages you can get your hands on:
- Colas – Coca-Cola and Pepsi are by far the most popular sodas in the cola category. Other widely consumed colas include RC Cola and store brands, or so many future of soft drinks speakers report.
- Lemon-lime sodas – Sprite, 7Up, and Sierra Mist are popular clear lemon-lime sodas with crisp, refreshing flavors. Sprite is the market leader in this category.
- Orange soda – Fanta is the dominant orange soda, while Sunkist and Crush are also well-known brands according to today’s best-known future of soft drinks speakers. Orange soda has a bright, citrus taste.
- Root beer – A&W Root Beer, Barq’s Root Beer, and Mug Root Beer are longtime favorites. Root beer has a distinct sarsaparilla/wintergreen flavor.
- Ginger ale – Canada Dry, Seagram’s, and Vernors are popular ginger ales with strong gingery tastes and slight burn. Ginger ale is often used as a home remedy to ease stomach aches.
- Mountain Dew – This neon-colored, high-caffeine soda has a loyal following and citrus-berry flavor. It’s marketed heavily to teens and young adults.
- Dr Pepper – With its unique cherry-esque taste, Dr Pepper stands out from other sodas in future of soft drinks speakers’ minds. It’s one of the oldest soft drink brands in America.
To put it simply, the top categories are colas, lemon-limes, oranges, root beers, ginger ales, Mountain Dew, and Dr Pepper. Coke and Pepsi dominate overall.