Sodas fountains can be essential if your business is trying to grow its dispensed beverage category. With 67% of operators noted an increase in fountain drink sales last year, owners should take a look at their soda fountain and see how they can make it even better. When you invest your time into getting creative with the beverages you offer, your business may see an increase in profit. More technology and options have emerged allowing c-stores to offer more variety than ever before. Spending...
Product Spotlight: Sparkling Water
Consumers continue to want a healthier, greener, and more organic lifestyle, so their switching up everything from their cars to the water they drink. Consumers still enjoy the bubbly fizz soda offers, but desire the health benefits of water. That’s why we’ve seen a spike in sales for sparkling water. Over the last five years, the sales of sparkling water have grown by 42%. The drink offers the fizz like a soda, but most have little to no added sugar or artificial ingredients that a soda does.
Pellegrino sold over one billion bottles the last year. The low calorie drink also comes in fruit flavors.
2. Sparkling Ice
Sparkling Ice contains zero calories and zero sugar and comes in a variety of flavors.
3. La Croix
La Croix is an all natural sparkling water that comes in over 20 different flavors .
Sprindrift is a newer brand, launching back in 2010. The drink contains two ingredients: fruit juice and water.
Perrier has been around since the last 1800's and has always been a customer favorite. The drink contains no sugar, caffeine, or calories.
If you're considering adding sparkling water to your store, start by asking your wholesaler for velocity reports to find out what they are moving. Sales for sparkling water are expected to increase and it's a trend you do not want to miss out on.