Soft drinks are nonalcoholic beverages usually carbonated, normally containing natural or artificial sweetening agents, edible acids, natural or artificial flavors, and sometimes juice. By 2026 the global carbonated soft drink market size is expected to reach USD 281 billion, rising at a market growth of 6.6% during the forecast period (KBV Research, 2021).
The earliest known alcoholic beverage dates back to about 9,000 years ago. Today, alcohol plays an enormous economic role. In the US alone, the alcohol beverage industry is responsible for sustaining more than four million jobs and generating almost USD 70 billion in annual tax revenue.
Bolna AS invests in the segments of the beverage industries below. Some of the portfolio companies are due to their activities included in more of these segments.