213 beverage transactions in 2011
bevblog.net tracked 213 beverage transactions in 2011, out of a total 468 across the food and drink sector involving businesses in 74 countries.
Beverages therefore accounted for 46% of the total, compared with food on 30% and industry suppliers on 24%.
Beer and soft drinks were the leading beverage segments with 47 transactions each, just behind general food on 51, dairy on 51 and packaging on 49.
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