Juice (Latin America)
|Manufacturer||The Coca-Cola Company|
|Country of origin||Japan|
|Related products||Powerade, Gatorade.|
Aquarius (アクエリアス) is a 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 in Spain and Portugal in 1991, and was the official drink of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway, 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and the 2020 Summer Olympics. The brand has been heavily marketed by giving away free samples in sporting events.
Currently, it is marketed in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Macau, Morocco, the Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand. 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, the 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.
Replaced Bonaqua BonActive in the early 2010s.
In Peru, "Aquarius Frugos" is sold nationwide in 500 ml plastic bottles.