Introduction To Soft Drinks:
The first marketed soft drinks
(non-carbonated) in the Western
world appeared in the 17th century.
They were made from water and
lemon juice sweetened with honey.
They are called "soft" in contrast to
May have small amount of alcohol (<0.5%)
What Is Soft Drink?
“A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol but
is usually referred to as a sugary drink .”
“Sweetened water based beverage usually with
A soft drink is:
Non alcoholic beverage.
Sweetened by the addition of sugar.
Is flavored and coloured.
Categories Of Soft Drinks:
1.Carbonated Soft Drinks:
Contain carbon dioxide.
e.g.: Pepsi, Coke, Fanta etc.
2.Non Carbonated Soft Drinks:
No carbon dioxide.
e.g.: Juices, Nectars, Squashes, etc.
Types of soft drinks:
1.Ready to drink(RTD): e.g., all Colas and Juices
2.Dilute-to-taste: e.g., all Syrups and Squashes
Benefits Of Ingredients In
To treat constipation.
To settle an upset stomach.
To ease nausea.
Aids in digestion.
Used for treating migraine
Keep calcium in the blood.
Increase in muscle strength.
Reduction of asthma attacks.
Contribution to weight loss.
Some More Benefits of
Soft drinks are usually absorbed
more readily than water.
Can replace lost salts and
Are rapidly thirst
Are source of energy.
Effect of soft drinks
Weight Gain & Obesity
Drinking a single 330 ml can a day
of sugary drinks translates to more
than 4.9kgs of weight gain
Risk of Osteoporosis
soft drinks may also increase
the risk of osteoporosis ,
especially in people
who drink soft drinks
instead of calcium-rich milk
Dental Caries and Erosion
Soda eats up and dissolves the tooth enamel.
Researchers say that soft drinks
are responsible for doubling or
the incidence of tooth decay.
High Caffeine Content
High doses of caffeine can cause irritability,
restlessness, tension, insomnia, high blood
pressure, irregular heartbeat and other side
Toxins – Aspartame
The poison in diet soda is an artificial sweetener
aspartame . There are over 92 different
health side effects associated
with aspartame consumption
Two months ago, there was a competition in
“who can drink most coke?”
The winner drank 8bottels and died on the
spot because of too much of carbon dioxide in
blood and not enough oxygen. From then on
principle banned all the soft drinks from
Some one put a broken teeth in Pepsi bottle
and left it for 10days it got dissolved! Teeth
and bones are the only organ that stay intact
even after years of death.
Most common soft drinks in India
Agua Blue (Natural Mineral Water By LR
Beverages Pvt Ltd)
Banta (lemon-flavored soft drink
Campa Cola (popular Indian soda introduced in
Cloud 9 (energy drink)
Frooti (mango-flavored drink from Parle Agro)
Juicila (Powdered Soft Drink Concentrate available
in Orange, Mango, Lemon, Cola, Masala, Jaljira )
Limca (lemon-lime soda)
LMN (lemon drink produced by Parle Agro)
Duke's Mangola (mango drink from Dukes
bought by PepsiCo)
Maaza (mango drink from Parle bought by
Rasna (powdered soft drink)
Real (fruite juice from Dabur)
Red bull (energy drink)
Thums Up (Cola drink from parle Argo then
bought by coca cola)
Reasons why people take soft
It’s Very Tasty!
Promotion and Advertising
It Is Cheap