Home » Food & Drink » Pope John Paul II liked Yoohoo. During his visit to Denver, Colorado, he requested a couple of cases be brought back with him. Because popes don’t give commercial endorsements, the Vatican was forced to release a statement denying the pope had a preference for American chocolate milk drinks.

Pope John Paul II liked Yoohoo. During his visit to Denver, Colorado, he requested a couple of cases be brought back with him. Because popes don’t give commercial endorsements, the Vatican was forced to release a statement denying the pope had a preference for American chocolate milk drinks.

Yoo-hoo

For other uses, see Yoo-Hoo (disambiguation).

Not to be confused with Yahoo!.

Yoo-hoo is an American brand of chocolate beverage that was developed by Natale Olivieri in Garfield, New Jersey in 1928[page needed] and is manufactured by Keurig Dr Pepper. As of 2019, the drink is primarily made from water, high-fructose corn syrup and whey.

History

Natale Olivieri started bottling carbonated fruit drinks in the mid-1920s. However, when he attempted to bottle a chocolate drink, he found that it would soon spoil. Observing his wife canning fruits and vegetables, he asked her to use the same heat processing techniques with his chocolate drink. He began bottling the pasteurized chocolate drink named Yoo-Hoo at 133 Farnham Avenue, G… Continue Reading (3 minute read)

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