SPAIN: Non-alcoholic drink sales up in 2003
Sales of non-alcoholic drinks in Spain rose last year, according to figures released yesterday. Spanish consultancy DBK said that sales in 2003 hit €4.191 billion (US$5.006 billion), an increase of 9.6% year-on-year.
A breakdown of the total shows that 63.2% of sales were of carbonated drinks, with bottled water accounting for 21.3% and fruit juices making up the remaining 15.5%.
Sales of bottled water in Spain rose by 14% last year, and fruit juice sales increased by 11.5%.
DBK predicts that sales in the sector will rise in 2004 by 4%. This trend was credited to weather conditions and the introduction of new types of drinks.
The top five companies, according to DBK, were Coca-Cola, followed by PepsiCo, Cadbury Schweppes, Danone and J Garcia Carrion. These five accounted for 72% of the countries non-alcoholic drinks market share.
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