In the latest from the FineWater Newsletter:
Bottled Water Ousts Canned Drinks in UK’s Inflation Basket
Sunday, 04 April 2010
Canned soda drinks are out and small bottles of mineral water are in, according to the Office for National Statistics in its latest annual rejig of the “shopping basket” of goods it uses to calculate inflation. The move reflects higher spending on smaller bottles of mineral water in the “on-the-go” drinks market in recent years. The latest snapshot of the nation’s spending habits also showed hair straighteners replacing hairdryers and lipstick giving way to lip gloss.