In this article we will tell you about top ten most popular and best selling Energy drinks in the world. It is a type of non-alcoholic beverage containing caffeine which is basically used for physical and mental stimulation, some of them are carbonated and some might have sugar, herbal extracts, taurine, and amino acids. There are thousands of people using daily different brands of energy drinks most of them are sportsmen because energy drinks enhance sports performance.
According to the panel of the European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) that it is safe for an adult to consume about 400 mg of caffeine a day, following are the top selling brands of energy drinks.
AMP energy drink was first introduced in 2001 by PepsiCo. It is very famous in all over the world especially in Unites States, Canada and United Kingdom for its unique taste and various flavors. Earlier this energy drink was distributed under Mountain Dew brand but now but now it has been produced and labeled under its own trademark since 2009.This drink has various flavors like Original, Sugar Free, Overdrive, Traction, Elevate, Relaunch, Black Tea, Green Tea and Lightning etc and it contains B-vitamin, guarana, maltodextrin, ginseng and taurine.
Cobra is the top best selling energy drink in Philippines under the manufacturing of Asia Breweries Company; this fizzy and delicious drink has been leading the brewery market in Philippines over the past decade. This energy drink has unique flavors like smart Ginkgo Biloba, berry blast and Plus Fit with L-Carnitine flavors, and it contains elements like taurine, carbohydrates, ginseng, caffeine and vitamin B.
Sting is another one of the most popular and best selling energy drink in the world; it was first produced in Nepal 2002 manufactured by PepsiCo international. It has various flavors like strawberry, strawberry with ginseng, Gold rush, Gold rush with ginseng and Kiwi lime, it contains many elements which make it unique like Potassium Sorbate, Caffeine, Sodium Benzoate, Tartrazine, Inosital, Carbonated water, Sugar, Citric Acid, Artificial flavor, Maltodextrin, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate and Taurine etc. According to a source this best selling energy drink has approx. $261 million worldwide sales.
5-hour energy is another very popular energy drink in the world; it was introduced by Living Essentials Company at United States in 2001. This drink contains powerful elements like taurine, glucuronolactone, malic acid and N-Acetyl L-tyrosine, L-phenylalanine, caffeine, and citicoline, overdose of this drink can cause flushing, tingling and itching. According to an authentic report the worldwide sale of this brewery is approximately $1 billion.
M-150 is another very famous energy drink; it was first introduced by a Thai company Osotspa Co. Ltd. in 1985 at Thailand. This non-carbonated drink contains booster elements like Sucrose, water, Citric Acid, Caffeine, Taurine, Inositol, Vitamins (Pantothenic Acid (B5) and Niacin, it only comes in 150ml of glass bottle with amber color and sweet flavor. As per the reliable source from the last few years its popularity and market share has decreased, it has nearly $325 million worldwide sale.
Burn is one of the most popular and best selling energy drinks in the world owned and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company with vast variety of flavors like burn original, burn Tropical, burn Berry, burn Blue, burn Sugarfree and burn lemon ice. This drink contains powerful and boosting elements for athletes,parkour and other energy demanding professionals like Arginine, Antioxidants (Ascorbic acid), Aromas (Theobromine), B-Vitamins, Caffeine, Carbonated water, Ginseng, Food Coloring, Guarana and Maltodextrin.
NOS is one of the most popular energy drinks in the world, it was earlier introduced by The Coca Cola company but from 2015 Monster Beverage is producing this product licensed by Holley Performance. It has different variations like Original, Sugar Free, Charged Citrus, Cherried Out, GT Grape, and Rowdy, according to a source this energy drink contains high levels of taurine and caffeine, and guarana.
Rockstar is another most powerful and energy boosting drink, it was introduced by Rockstar,Inc. in 2001 at United States. This drink is very popular among athletes, singers and other energy demanding professionals it has different variants like carbonated, non-carbonated, RTD coffee, Blue Rockstar, perfectberry and Recovery lemonade etc
Monster is number second on the list of top ten best selling energy drinks in the world the reason behind is it is very famous among all kind of sportsmen such as bikers, car racers, snow boarders and wrestlers etc. It was introduced by “Hansen Natural Company” which is now “Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)” in April 2002, it has different variants like Regular, Cuba lime, Assault. Khaos, M-80, the doctor and Import etc. It has powerful ingredients such as panax ginseng root extract, L-carnitine, caffeine, sorbic acid, benzoic acid, niacinamide, sodium chloride, glucuronolactone, inositol, according to a survey report it has $4,773 million worldwide yearly sale.
1. Red Bull
Red bull is the king of energy drinks it is equally popular among all kind of professionals, it was introduced by Austrian company Red Bull GmbH in 1987 at Thailand. It is top on the list of best selling energy drinks in the world and it contains superb ingredients like Caffeine, taurine, sucrose and glucose, B-group vitamins, and alpine spring water. Red bull has different variants such as Original, Sugarfree, Total Zero, Red Edition, Blue Edition, Yellow/Tropical Edition, Orange/Mandarine Edition, Lime Edition, Silver Edition, Spring Edition, Green Edition, Winter Edition, Summer Edition, the “BULL” Edition and Red Bull G-Drive Edition etc.