Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and Mountain Dew are some of the most popular soda brands, says NBC News. Dr. Pepper and Sprite are also among the best-selling soda brands.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and Dr. Pepper came on the market in the late 19th century. Mountain Dew first appeared in 1948, and Sprite made its debut in 1961. Coca-Cola has the largest market share among popular soft drinks and is recognized by approximately 94 percent of the world's population, reports NBC News. Coca-Cola produces the popular soda brands Diet Coke and Sprite. Diet Pepsi, Diet Mountain Dew and Diet Dr. Pepper are other popular soda brands.