The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, Fruit and Vegetable Juice (01.2.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes mineral or spring waters; all drinking water sold in containers; soft drinks such as sodas, lemonades, and colas; fruit and vegetable juices; and syrups and concentrates for the preparation of beverages.
This category excludes non-alcoholic beverages, which are generally alcoholic such as non-alcoholic beer (02.1).
This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01.2) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, and Fruit and Vegetable Juices for European Union (28 countries) [CP0122EU28M086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0122EU28M086NEST, March 21, 2018.