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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

SubcategoryC-store sales ($ millions)PCYA*Unit sales (millions)PCYA*
Carbonated beverages$3,885.2-0.9%2,296.0-1.0%
Energy drinks$3,479.33.9%1,397.54.2%
Bottled water$1,407.14.3%899.53.0%
Sports drinks$1,068.46.9%610.16.7%
Ready-to-drink tea/coffee$900.97.1%556.13.5%
Total milk$870.91.6%329.9-2.9%

Source: IRI

* Percent change from a year ago


Juice

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

SubcategoryC-store sales ($ millions)PCYA*Unit sales (millions)PCYA*
Shelf-stable bottled juices$246.10.5%404.5-1.1%
Refrigerated juices/drinks$275.63.8%117.22.9%
Shelf-stable canned juices$165.619.1%137.413.9%
Shelf-stable non-fruit drinks$107.82.8%58.06.7%
Refrigerated teas/coffees$87.16.1%1.13.5%

Source: IRI

* Percent change from a year ago

Source: 
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