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Seltzer or Sparkling Water: An Alternative to Flat Water

      Flavored sparkling water has exploded in popularity in the past few years. In 2017, US-made sparkling water sold about 20% more than the previous year.
      Beverage Industry
      Bottled water growing, but at decelerated pace.
      Although not new to the beverage industry, exciting new flavors, public fear of sugar-sweetened beverages, and good brand marketing have led to a resurgence of interest in this soda alternative.
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