Aquarius (sports drink)
) is a mineral sports drink
manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company
. It originated in 1978, and was first introduced in 1983 in Japan
as a grapefruit-flavored sports drink,
as a response to a competitor's brand of sports drink called Pocari Sweat
. It was introduced to Spain
in 1991, and it was the official drink of the 1992 Summer Olympics
, 2008 Summer Olympics
, and 2016 Summer Olympics
in Rio de Janeiro
; Aquarius will also be the official drink of the 2020
The brand has been heavily marketed by giving away free samples
in sporting events.
Currently, it is marketed in Belgium
, Hong Kong
and the majority of its consumers are non-athletes.
Aquarius is available in the following flavors: Citrus Blend, Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Watermelon, Red Peach, Blueberry and Tropical. The availability of these flavors changes from country to country.
In Malaysia, Maldives and Brazil, bottled water is also available under the Aquarius brand.
In Argentina, is also available under the brand of "Aquarius by Cepita". Cepita is a local juice based-product company owned by Coca-Cola.
In Chile, it is also available under the brand of "Aquarius by Andina".
In China，it is sold under the brand of "Shuidongle" (Chinese: 水动乐) because Shanghai Maling Aquarius Co., Ltd.(Chinese: 上海梅林正广和股份有限公司), a subsidiary of Bright Food owns the trademark "Aquarius" in China.
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