With awards-show season upon us, many consumers are eagerly awaiting to hear which shows, movies, actors, directors and more will take home the coveted prizes. For the readers of Beverage Industry, the wait is over.

Readers named Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co.’s smartwater sparkling as the Readers’ Choice Favorite New Beverage of 2015. Going up against the other 11 monthly winners, the Readers’ Choice New Product of the Month poll winner for December garnered 35 percent of the vote to capture the top spot.

Other products that resonated with readers were Campbell’s V8 Vegetable and Fruit Juice beverages (March) at 32 percent and JUST Water (November) at 22 percent.

Last year  was an exciting time  for new product releases, and we’re sure 2016 will also be awesome.  Continue to vote monthly, and  let us know which new beverages are your favorites.

Check back Feb. 8 to vote for the new products that were posted on www.bevindustry.com during the month of January. The poll closes at 4 p.m. EDT Feb. 19.

Thanks for voting!