- Grocery store sales data from the New York City area indicates consumers are buying more milk and water instead of soda and juices.
- Sales of soda dropped 6.8% this year while the tail-off in juice was 6.1%. Even sports drinks took a hit, with the category showing a sales drop of 5%.
- Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been one of the biggest advocates of limits on sugary drinks, but so far not many other cities have taken up the anti-soda fight with vigor.
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New Yorkers passing on soda for water
Dec 26 2013, 13:36 ET