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Energy drinks and sports drinks showed the most promise in the first half of 2014 among nonalcohol beverages, up 4.2% and 6.7% in unit sales in c-stores, respectively.

Nonalcohol Beverage Sales

C-store sales, 24 weeks ending June 15, 2014

Subcategory C-store sales ($ millions) PCYA* Unit sales (millions) PCYA*
Carbonated beverages $3,885.2 -0.9% 2,296.0 -1.0%
Energy drinks $3,479.3 3.9% 1,397.5 4.2%
Bottled water $1,407.1 4.3% 899.5 3.0%
Sports drinks $1,068.4 6.9% 610.1 6.7%
Ready-to-drink tea/coffee $900.9 7.1% 556.1 3.5%
Total milk $870.9 1.6% 329.9 -2.9%

Source: IRI

* Percent change from a year ago


Juice

C-store sales, 24 weeks ending June 15, 2014

Subcategory C-store sales ($ millions) PCYA* Unit sales (millions) PCYA*
Shelf-stable bottled juices $246.1 0.5% 404.5 -1.1%
Refrigerated juices/drinks $275.6 3.8% 117.2 2.9%
Shelf-stable canned juices $165.6 19.1% 137.4 13.9%
Shelf-stable non-fruit drinks $107.8 2.8% 58.0 6.7%
Refrigerated teas/coffees $87.1 6.1% 1.1 3.5%

Source: IRI

* Percent change from a year ago

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