International Council of Beverages Associations’ Statement Regarding Benzoates
30% of soft drinks sold across Europe are no- and low-sugar beverages.
Drinkable carbonated water was first produced in 1767 by J.B. Priestley.
ICBA Members represent more than 200 countries around the world.
The first soda pop was marketed in the U.S. in 1807.
One cup (8oz) of 100% juice is the equivalent of one serving of whole fruit.
Roughly 80% percent of a person’s water intake comes from beverages.
A "New York Egg Cream" contains chocolate syrup, milk and seltzer water—no eggs and no cream.
One one pound of loose tea leaves can produce more than 200 cups of tea.
The first energy drink to become available in the United States was Red Bull® in 1997.
After water, tea is the world's most widely consumed beverage.
Dr. Robert Cade and a team of scientists at the University of Florida created Gatorade® in 1965.
More than 50% of a new aluminum can is made from recycled aluminum.
Englishman, Dr. Joseph Priestley invented the first glass bottle of carbonated water in 1767.
The first soda fountain was opened in Australia in 1911.
At least 86% of a soft drink is purified water.
Adults should drink 11-16 cups of total fluids (including water and other beverages) a day.
The term soft drink is derived from the phrase "soda water" dating back to 1798.
The first "official" diet soft drink was introduced in 1952.
Aluminum and PET Plastic Bottles are the most recycled products in the United States.
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