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Top 10 Soft Drink Brands in the World

Soft drinks are something we all love – whether it’s a party, a formal or informal get together, a house meet – soft drinks are the best go-to option. So here are the top 10 soft drink brands in the world, which you should know:

  • Coca-Cola:
    That’s all that has gained the reputation of being the best soft drink brand in the world. Apart from its very own coke, Coca-Cola has around 500 drinks which it markets all around the world. A widespread presence in 200 countries, there has been no turning back for Coca-Cola!

  • Pepsi:
    Tapping the potential of aerated drinks, Pepsi came in with its host of flavours and won the hearts of people not with only with the flavours but also with the low calories!
  • Red Bull:
    Does it even need an introduction – the brand and its tagline says it all – Redbull gives you wings. It is the most popular energy drink in the world.
  • Gatorade:
    Who knew that a lime drink that was created to suffice the needs of the football team Gatos, would become one of the most popular brands of soft drinks in the world?
  • Sprite:
    No one can ever say an outright NO to this bright green bottle that’s filled with lime flavoured colourless soft drink. A hit-seller from Coca-Cola!

  • Mountain Dew:
    The rugged look of the Mountain Dew bottle will make all those adventure junkies out there pick one and gulp it down right away! The packaging is what struck a chord with the audience – and it continues to rule!
  • Fanta:
    A Coca-Cola product with its origin in Germany, the bright orange drink is a favourite among little kids. It too comes in a host of other fruit-based flavours which are loved by all!
  • Tropicana:
    A Pepsi-Co product, Tropicana has forayed into the market with it’s aerated and real fruit-based drinks, which have floored us all!

  • Minute Maid:
    The cutesy little bottles filled with juices that taste like heaven – that’s Minute Maid for you! Again a masterpiece from the Coca-Cola company!
  • Lipton:
    Although it’s a popular Green Tea brand, Lipton has now ventured into the market with its range of health drinks – and we cannot wait to see what’s unfolding!

14 things you didn’t know about Cheerwine

Here’s a list of 14 interesting, surprising and unique facts about Cheerwine – or shall we say, ‘The Nectar from North Carolina?’

  • How many of you who guzzle down bottles of Cheerwine knew that a family-owned business manufactures Cheerwine? Well, the founder L.D Peeler passed away way back in1931, but the business has been still kept alive and thriving by the family. Currently, Cliff Ritchie the founder’s great-grandson runs the company.
  • The same flavour of Cheerwine has been replicated in Cheerwine doughnuts – so that you can eat Cheerwine too!
  • A bakery in NorthCarolina has gone a step ahead with Cheerwine ice creams and cream bars. Also, you would find some fantastic Cheerwine cakes in the local bakeries here.




  • It was the world’s very first bottled cherry soda – the rest of the popular brands came in later!
  • The Legend’s have sponsored two Avett brothers concert in North Carolina – and the fact that people are looking forward to a third one eagerly proves that it was indeed, a gala time!
  • Cheerwine isn’t wine – it’s just soda with a hint of cherry flavour. But one sip and you’ll know why it’s called Cheerwine!
  • Cheerwine was the outcome of LD’s desperate attempts to bring into market something cherry flavoured – after observing how crazy people were over this particular flavour.
  • The three-cherry design on every bottle of Cheerwine has been drawn from the gambler’s lucky sign!


  • Cheerwine was enjoyed only by the North Carolinians – Cheerwine expanded to South Carolina in the late ’90s!
  • President Eisenhower was a massive fan of Cheerwine – for him, it was love at first sip!
  • Cheerwine’s carbonated to the extent that modern-day drink machines couldn’t handle its level of carbonation! The traditional soda fountains were hunted down – just to ensure that people could continue enjoying Cheerwine!
  • It was in 2017 that all 50 states of the US were privileged to relish this renowned drink!
  • Apart from the Nectar of North Carolina, Cheerwine is also known as the Legend.
  • Carolina Beverage Corporation was first Maysville Syrup Corporation – which went bankrupt and was purchased by LD Peeler, who gave it the name CBC.