CHICAGO - Overall CPG dollar sales grew just 1.6% in 2005, but sales of beverages that tapped into health and wellness trends increased more than twice that, found a report by Information Resources Inc. Beverage sales rose 5.1%, led by gains in sports drinks, bottled water, coffee and wine, IRI reported in "2005 CPG Year in Review: A Remarkable Year of Challenges and Wins." Sports drinks and bottled water were the fastest-growing CPG categories by dollar sales, jumping 25.1% and 16.5%, ...

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