Bottled water tops beverage choices
Regular cola came top for taste in a March 2012 survey of 1,300 US consumers’ views on a wide range of beverages, but bottled water fared best overall.
• 1 for thirst quenching with 58% agreeing, followed by sports drinks on 36%.
• 1 for healthy choice with 58%, followed by hot tea on 31%.
• 1 for goes well with food at 48%, followed by regular cola on 40%.
• 2 for tastes great with 35%, behind regular cola on 39%, but ahead of hot coffee on 32% and iced tea on 31%.
The tastes great score is particularly encouraging for the future of US public health.