Energy drinks have become extremely popular amongst youngster these days. They are a type of a drink that contains caffeine and provides physical and mental stimulation. The drinks are not necessarily carbonated and might have sugar or some other type of sweeteners, amino acids and herbal extracts.
There are many energy products available in the market like gels and bars, energy drinks form a part it. About 66% of the people consuming the drink belong to the age group of 18-35yrs and out of that 65% of them are males.
Here is a list of Top 10 Best Selling Energy Drinks in the World:
10. Amp (price- $2.18)
Amp energy is brand of energy drink owned and produced by PepsiCo. The drink was launched in 2001 and was a part of the brand, Mountain Dew. In 2009, it got its own trademark name and was labeled and produced under it. The drink comes under two types of packaging one in 16ounces and other in 24ounce and is available in Canada, United Kingdom and United States.
The logo of Mountain Dew was completely removed from the packaging in 2011, so that the brand Amp Energy could be emphasized. The drink contains B-vitamin, guarana, maltodextrin, ginseng and taurine and there is about 74mili gm of caffeine in 8.4 ounce of fluid. The drink has variants like Sugar free, Relaunch (orange), Traction (grape), Elevate (mixed berry), watermelon, sugar free lighting, lighting (Lemonade), Overdrive (cherry) and green tea.
9. Cobra (price-$3.12)
Cobra energy drink is a drink manufactured by Asia Brewery, Inc. a company based in Philippines. The company is a subsidiary of LT Group, Inc. a public company owned by Lucio Tan. There are only two breweries in Philippines at present and Asia Brewery is one of it.
The drink contains taurine, caffeine, inositol, B-vitamin, ginseng and carbohydrates. The drinks brand equity, affordability, renowned efficiency, innovative spirit and great tasted played an important role in its success. The drink come in two types of packaging one in 240 ml glass bottles which can be returned and is available in original, berry blast and citrus flavors, the second one comes in 350ml plastic bottles which is re-sealable and is available in original, plus smart with Ginkgo Biloba, berry blast, Plus defense with Vitamin A-E and zinc and Plus Fit with L-Carnitine flavors.
8. Sting (price- $0.90)
Sting is an energy drink produced by PepsiCo. It is carbonated drink introduced in 2002 in Nepal.
The drink contains sugar, carbonated water, citric acid, sodium citrate, Artificial flavors, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Maltodextrin, Potassium Sorbate, Taurine, Caffeine, Tartrazine, Sodium Benzonate, Inosital, Modified food starch, Calcium Disodium EDTA, Panax Ginseng Extract, Sunset Yellow, Niacinamide, Cyanacobalamin and Pyridoxine Hydrochloride. The drink was advertised in Pakistan through road advertisement on a hummer, which offered free drinks to the people on road and eventually a commercial was shot in Malaysia. The ad film showed a man generating electricity after drinking the beverage and charging car’s battery.
7. M-150 (price- $1.11)
It is non-carbonated drink produced by Osotspa Co. Ltd. a Thai company. The drink was introduced in 1985 in amber color and sweet flavor. In 2010, it had 65% of the market, which dropped to 46% in 2014. The drink comes in a 150ml of glass bottle.
The drink contains Sucrose, water, Citric Acid, Caffeine (0.03%), Taurine (0.4%), Inositol, Vitamins (Pantothenic Acid (B5), Niacin (B3), B6), Flavoring (includes natural Strawberry) and preservatives. The drink is extremely popular in Thailand and people swear by it. The drinks are sold in glass bottle which are small in size and are worth every penny spent. Over the past few years, the market share of the company has reduced by about 20% and other drinks have taken over.
6. Burn (price- 0.61)
The drink is distributed and owned by The Coca- Cola Company and has a tagline as “Fuel your fire”. The drink is available in more than eighty countries including Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Poland, Russia, Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Mexico and Brazil.
The drink contains Acidity regulator (Natrium citrate, citric acid), Arginine, Antioxidants (Ascorbic acid), Aromas (Theobromine), B-Vitamins, Caffeine, Carbonated water, Ginseng, Food Coloring, Guarana, Maltodextrin, preservatives, taurine, sugar and water. There is about 32mili gm of caffeine in 100ml. The burn as a brand in involved in extreme sports like skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, parkour, and Formula 1 racing and has been sponsoring many events and high profile players all round the world. The variants available are burn original, burn berry, burn tropical, burn blue, burn mocha energy, burn sugar free and burn lemon ice.
5. NOS (price- $0.83)
The drink is manufactured presently by Monster Beverages and Holley Performance owns the license. The drink was introduced in 2005 in United States. The drink was earlier produced by Coca-Cola Company and was once sold in a packaging of Nitrous Oxide System cartridge, but discontinued in the year 2015.
The drink contains carbonated water, citric acid, high fructose corn syrup, sodium citrate, caffeine, preservatives, taurine, acacia, glycerol ester of rosin, potassium sorbate, I-theanine, yellow 5, sucralose, calcium disodium edta, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), guarana, yellow 6 and vitamin B12. The variants available are NOS original, NOS GT Grape, NOS Sugar Free, NOS Cherried Out, NOS Rowdy and NOS Charged Citurs.
4. Lucozade (price- $1.68)
Lucozade is a common name given to a series of sports drinks and energy drinks. It was introduced in 1927 for sick people with common illness as an energy source. The company was renamed Luzade in 1929 from Glucozade. The procduct eventually was passed on to Beecham’s in the year 1938 and thereafter, it has been acquired by many. In 2013, it was acquired by Suntory, a Japanese conglomerate for £1.35 billion from GlaxoSmithKline.
The drink consists of carbonated water, citric acid (E330), glucose syrup (25%), Lactic acid, flavoring, preservatives, caffeine, color (ponceau 4R, sunset yellow), and antioxidants. The variants available are Caribbean crush, cloudy lemonade, cherry, mango mandarin, Melonade, mixed fruit, orange, original, pink lemonade, tropical fusion, strawberry, lemon. The brand has been sponsoring sports events, Lara Croft, the football association, Big Brother UK, in tennis, Pro Evolution soccer, ZAYN, Formula 1 etc.
3. Rockstar (price- $1.91)
It was a drink introduced in 2001, produced by Rockstar, Inc. in United States. In 2008, the company had 14% market share and was leading brand of energy drink. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2013, the drink was available in about 30 countries in about 20 flavors.
The drink is available with two caffeine levels- 10mg per oz or 15mg per oz. the original drink has 160mg per 16oz in a can, while its energy drink Rockstar Punched has 360mg per 24oz. The drink contains sugar, caffeine and herbs like ginkgo biloba, panax ginseng, guarana seed, taurine and milk thistle extract. The drink also has some side effects like jitteriness, anxiety, increases blood sugar level and headaches.
2. Monster (price- $1.37)
Monster energy was produced by Hansen Natural Corp. in the year 2002. The drink is packed in a black can and has a green logo of M shape on it. The brand has been supporting extreme sports like UFC, Motocross, BMX, Speedway, snowboarding, skateboarding and also e-Sports. It is also associated to various music brands like The Word Alive, Asking Alexandria, Five Finger Death and Maximum the Harmone. The barnd has been sponsoring Formula 1 since 2010.
The drink contains sucrose, carbonated water, glucose, natural flavors, citric acid, taurine, color added, sodium citrate, L-carnitine, sorbic acid, caffeine, inositol, sucralose, guarana seed extract etc. The variants available are Regular, Lo-Carb, Absolutely zero, Übermonster, Khaos, Assault, Import, M-80, M3, Rehab, Ultra, VR46 and Unleaded. The logo of the brand is widely recognized at various sponsored events and amongst popular beverages. It was designed by Mclean Design a strategic brand firm based in California. The logo is a green colored “M”, designed in such a way that it gives an effect of claws of monster ripping from the can.
1. Red Bull (price- $1.68)
The drink is produced by Red Bull GmbH, a company from Austria. It was first introduced in 1987 in Thailand in amber color. Entrepreneur Dietrich Mateschitz got inspired by Krating daeng, the first energy drink of Thailand. The lag line of the company is “Red Bull gives you wings”. The product marketing is done through advertises, events, sports team ownership, music, celebrity endorsement and through Red Bull records. The drink has side effects like when consumed with alcohol, it masks the intoxicants, and regular and excessive consumption can cause psychiatric and cardiac conditions.
The drink contains taurine, caffeine, vitamin B (B3, B5, B6, and B12), glucose and sucrose. The caffeine in a can is 80mg per 250ml, which same as that of one cup coffee. The variants available are original, sugar free, total zero, red edition, blue edition, orange edition, lime edition, pink edition, silver edition, kiwi edition, orange edition zero etc.
Top 10 Best Selling Energy Drinks in the World
|Sr No.||10 Best Selling Energy Drinks|
|1||Red Bull (price- $1.68)|
|2||Monster (price- $1.37)|
|3||Rockstar (price- $1.91)|
|4||Lucozade (price- $1.68)|
|5||NOS (price- $0.83)|
|6||Burn (price- 0.61)|
|7||M-150 (price- $1.11)|
|8||Sting (price- $0.90)|
|10||Amp (price- $2.18)|
All the drinks mentioned are very tasty and definitely does the work of giving you energy. If consumed in right quantity and correct manner, it can be a very good source of energy.