Sales of light soft drinks, mineral water in Denmark up 11.1% year-over-year in Q1, while sales of sugary soft drinks up 8.8%, according to statistics

, May 13, 2014 () – The sales of light soft drinks and mineral water in Denmark increased by 11.1% in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, whereas the sales of sugary soft drinks increased by 8.8%, according to the latest official statistics. Border trade sales of soft drinks declined by 5.2% in 1Q 2014, according to statistics from Deloitte. This development is attributed to the abolishment of the soft-drink tax.

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