Volume of sales of soft drinks with added sugar
Source: Food Standards Scotland (Kantar Worldpanel)
- Between 2010 and 2017, the volume of regular take home soft drinks purchased by Scottish households dropped by 21.4% to 173 million litres.
- The calorie contribution of regular soft drinks reduced from 48 kilocalories per person per day in 2010 to 36 kilocalories in 2017.
Figure 13. Sales of soft drinks, 2010-2017
Scotland level only.
Rationale for including volume of sales of soft drinks with added sugar:
These data are useful to monitor the volume of sales of soft drinks with added sugar in supermarkets in Scotland. There is evidence of an association between sugar-sweetened soft drinks and prevalence of obesity and interventions in this area have been shown to be effective.
Factors influencing volume of sales of soft drinks with added sugar:
- Availability and affordability of healthy choices.
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