Top 10 Most Popular Soft Drinks in the World 2012

top ten most popular soft drink brands in the worldNowadays soft drink plays a major role in our daily expenses and it won’t be wrong to say that in every second 15,000+ beverages of different kind are sold throughout the globe. The current generation is specifically more addicted to various types of soft drinks and treats them as a mark of latest trend. These soft drinks are mainly carbonated drinks and are available in different types of taste and zest. Here we will be discussing about the top ten most popular soft drink brands in the world.

List of Most Popular Soft Drink Brands 2012

1. Coca Cola

2. Pepsi

3. Diet Coke

4. Mountain Dew

5. Diet Pepsi

6. Dr. Pepper

7. Sprite

8. Fanta

9. Caffeine – Free Diet Coke

10. Diet Mountain Dew

Top Ten Most Popular Soft Drinks in the World

Go through the write up and find out which rank your favorite brand holds in the list of top ten most popular soft drink brands in the world.

1. Coca Cola

Produced by the Coca Cola Company of Atlanta, Coca Cola is a soft drink which is popular in almost 200 countries. It was the first commercial sponsor of the Olympic Games in 1928. Brought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, today Coca Cola is also one of the most valued soft drink brands.

2. Pepsi

Created and developed in 1893, Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink which originated in United States and is manufactured by Pepsi Co. It is well distributed across the globe and in 2011 the Brand Trust Report in India included it in the list of the most trusted brands of the country. Pepsi has official sponsorship deals with three of the four major North American professional sports leagues.

3. Diet Coke

First introduced in United States on 9th August, 1982 Diet Coke is a sugar free soft drink which is produced and distributed by Coca Cola Company. Diet Coke does not use a modified form of the Coca-Cola recipe and had become popular among people who require low sugar regimens, such as diabetics and those concerned with calorie intake. It is also available in many exciting flavors which retain the great taste and add a new zing to the drink.

4. Mountain Dew

The citrus flavored Mountain Dew was launched for the first time during 1988 in United States and since then it has remained as a popular soft drink brand. This Pepsi owned brand is associated with thrill and dangerous sports and has a few different variations like Grape flavors (Japan) to the X-treme taste (Gulf Countries).

5. Diet Pepsi

Brought out in the market during 1963, Diet Pepsi is a no-calorie carbonated cola soft drink produced by Pepsi Co. It was the first diet cola to be distributed on national scale in United States and since its introduction in UK it has caught the global market in a shot span of time. Additional variations of Diet Pepsi have been introduced over the years, in which other flavors such as wild cherry, vanilla, lemon, and lime have been added along with a caffeine-free version of it.

6. Dr. Pepper

Created for the first time in 1880s by Charles Alderton of Texas and served in 1885, Dr. Pepper is a soft drink available with a unique flavor  The drink was first nationally marketed in United States in 1904 and currently has markets in Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South America. The exact flavour of the drink cannot be described since it is flavoured with many fruits.

7. Sprite

Another well accepted name in the list of top ten most popular soft drinks brands in the world is the transparent, lemon-limed flavored Sprite. This soft drink is caffeine free and produced by Coca Cola Company which was made public in 1961 in United States. The zesty bubbly taste of this drink is quite refreshing and is enjoyed by people from all age groups.

8. Fanta

With more than hundreds of various taste, Fanta is a globally accepted brand of fruit flavoured carbonated soft drink from the Coca Cola company. It originated in Germany and was marketed only in Europe in its initial stage. Orange juice is its original zest and is mostly liked by young people and women.

9. Caffeine – Free Diet Coke

Caffeine- Free diet Coke showed up in the market in 1983 as a caffeine-free variant of Coca Cola to compete against Caffeine Free Pepsi. It contains zero caffeine and lesser sugar than the regular version and is gradually becoming more popular among individuals.

10. Diet Mountain Dew

Diet Mountain dew became everyone’s favorite especially in US as soon as it was launched in the market in 1964. It is owned by Pepsi Co and is one among the fifteen variations of the brand. It has the same taste of Mountain Dew but is has most quantity of caffeine as compared to other diet sodas.

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