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Fanta

Sprite was originally a Fanta flavor. In 1959 Fanta released a lemon-lime flavor, and it was rebranded & became Sprite in 1961.

Sprite continues to compete among the variety of carbonated soft drinks. Due to its flavor profile, which combines the acidic sweetness of lemon and lime, the clear, colorless soda, which was first created in the late 1950s, proved to be a refreshing alternative to colas and root beers. But did you know that Sprite was …

Sprite was originally a Fanta flavor. In 1959 Fanta released a lemon-lime flavor, and it was rebranded & became Sprite in 1961. Read More »

Moxie

What is the Oldest Bottled Soft Drink in the US?

Dr. John Pemberton sold the first glass of Coca-Cola on May 8, 1886, at Jacobs’ Pharmacy in downtown Atlanta. In its first year, Coca-Cola was a new refreshment, serving nine drinks on a daily basis. But do you know what the oldest bottled soft drink brand was available in the US? Moxie is the country’s …

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Coca-Cola never patented their “secret formula” because they would have to reveal it to the public if they did.

Does formula mystery help keep Coke afloat? London (CNN) — Coca-Cola — the world’s ubiquitous brown fizzy drink — is staying afloat as the soda market shrinks, and many point to a marketing strategy around the so-called “secret recipe” as key to its resilience in a struggling industry. The Coca-Cola Company, which published its full …

Coca-Cola never patented their “secret formula” because they would have to reveal it to the public if they did. Read More »