Sales of mineral water, soft drinks fall 8.2%
Sales of mineral and flavored waters, carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices and ice teas dropped 8.2% year-on-year to 2.36 billion liters in 2020, the Hungarian Mineral Water And Soft Drink Association said, according to napi.hu.
Sales in the first quarter were up almost 10% but turnover in the second quarter dropped dramatically after the pandemic appeared in Hungary in March, secretary Kinga Hamza Bikfalvi said. Turnover also fell year-on-year, albeit less, in the third quarter. Sales in the fourth quarter were down 10.2% from a year earlier.
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