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Table 1 Beverage categorisation

From: Nutritional quality of beverages available in vending machines in health and social care institutions: do we really want such offers?

Category N (%) Subcategory
Soft drinks 2286 (75.0) Carbonated beverages with sugar, carbonated drinks with no sugar and added aspartame/acesulfame-k sweetener, non-alcoholic beer, non-carbonated beverages with sugar, sugar-tasting water, water with taste but no sugar
Waters 417 (13.7) Mineral water, water
Coffee 119 (3.9) Iced coffee
Juices 113 (3.7) 100% natural juice, smoothie
Energy drinks 111 (3.6) Energy drinks with no sugar and added aspartame/acesulfame-k sweetener, energy drinks with sugar