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[Graphic News] Soda more popular than coffee among Koreans

By Nam Kyung-don

Published : Oct. 2, 2017 - 16:17

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Soft drinks are the most popular drink consumed by South Koreans, followed by coffee, a survey showed.

The survey of 500 people conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs revealed 26.8 percent picked soda as their most favored drink, trailed by coffee at 17.6 percent.

Beverages for a water supplement came next at 17.3 percent, followed by fruit beverages at 15.1 percent and teas at 13.1 percent.

By gender, soft drinks were more popular among men at 28.8 percent compared to 24.8 percent for women.