Beverage sales fallThis article was originally published in Foodnews
HUNGARIAN consumption of fruit juice and soft drinks declined by 10% in 2012, according to the Hungarian Association of Soft Drink, Fruit Juice and Mineral Water Manufacturers. Annual per capita consumption of carbonated soft drinks fell to 54.6 litres in 2012 from around 57 litres in 2011. Consumption of fruit juice fell to 20.4 litres from 23.7 litres during the same period. Hungary’s annual soft drinks, fruit juice and mineral water market is worth HUF170 billion (USD780 million).