Thursday, November 1, 2012

U.S. Bottled Water Sales Are Booming

In 2011, total bottled water sales in the U.S. hit 9.1 billion gallons -29.2 gallons of bottled water per person, accoridng to sales figures from Beverage Marketing Corp.

The 2011 number are the highest total volume of bottled water ever sold in the U.S., and also the highest per-person volume.

Translated to the handy half-liter size Americans find so appealing, that comes to 222 bottles of water for each person in the country- four bottle of water for every man, woman and child, every week.

Source: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com