Data released by the Government shows a decline of 17 percentage points in teenagers’ sugar intake from soft drinks between 2008/09 and 2016/17

340,000 jobs are supported by the UK soft drinks industry

All plastic bottles and cans produced by British soft drinks manufacturers are 100% recyclable

16,866 farms are supported by the UK soft drinks industry

Sugar intake from soft drinks was down by 29.8% between 2015 and 2019

Low- & no-calorie beverages accounted for 64% of the total soft drinks market in 2018 – more than double regular drink varieties (27.6%)

Bottled water is the fastest growing soft drinks category, with volume sales rising by 4.5% in 2018

The soft drinks market was worth £16.2bn in 2018 – up by 1.2% on the previous year