Craft sodas are specialty drinks which are manufactured in small batches. They contain all-natural ingredients with variation in natural flavors such as root beer, ginger ale, and crème soda; fruit varieties like orange and cherry; and include natural sweeteners such as pure cane sugar, honey, and stevia, among others. They are mainly available in bottles and cans across the globe.
French scientists say drinking sugary drinks such as juices and sodas may increase the risk of cancer. The results of the study were published in the British Medical Journal. The study tracked more than 100,000 people over five years. The research team at the Sorbonne-Western University in Paris speculated that sugary drinks may increase the risk of cancer because of blood sugar levels.
Over 3 thousand billion tons of powdered soft drinks were consumed in 2018, equaling a market value of $10.6 billion. FMI’s new study reveals that consumption of powdered soft drinks is projected to grow at a subdued 2.3% y-o-y in 2019. Key factors identified in the FMI study can have a prominent influence on the overall growth of the powdered soft drinks market.