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Mar 27, 2007 05:45 AM

Coke with a yellow cap

i remember last year around this time (Passover) a friend of mine bought some CocaCola with a yellow cap. i (think) it was made with beet sugar rather than whatever they usually use to adhere to some Jewish dietary rule and it is only available now (or near now).

does anyone have anymore info as to where i may find this as it was most like the Coke i remember as a kid.


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  1. The supermarket, especially in those communities with a Jewish population. For example, the S&S in Malden Center has a Passover super-aisle with the Kosher-for-Passover Coke.

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    1. re: Karl S

      Get it now, though, because soon it'll be gone...

    2. YEP, you are right, and: Google is your friend, here are the infos you want:

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      1. re: Sturmi

        thanks for the info on the 'what is it' now i'm looking for the 'where is it' info. does anyone know of a market/shop that may have it up here in the Merrimack Valley?

        1. re: ScubaSteve

          s&s in Bedford has it - don't know about the others.

          1. re: ScubaSteve

            Have you tried the DeMoula's in the plaza in the center of Haverhill? I just came from there, then saw your post. I gotta admit, I didn't see their usual passover display.

            It's my go-to place for stuff like fresh watercress and chayote and all the good things the uber-suburban store down by Bldg. 19 doesn't carry. I'll be on the lookout now - for both of us!

        2. I've heard that most Bodega's stock the cane sugar sweetened Coke - in the small glass bottles. I have never sought it out though.

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          1. re: Mr.Og

            i've seen the bottles of which you speak but none carry the yellow cap. could the single serving bottles be marked differently?

            1. re: Mr.Og

              Mexican Coca-Cola is sweetened with cane sugar instead of the HFCS used in the USA, and tastes much better, I think: like Coke used to taste here. I don't drink much soda, but will occasionally get one of these at a taqueria or pupuseria.

              However, despite avoiding corn products, I don't think Mexican Coke necessarily qualifies as kosher for Passover unless (per Coca-Cola's website) the beverage syrups and concentrates were manufactured under rabbinical supervision: those are the ones that get the yellow caps, or a rabbi's approval or certification printed on the label.

              Brookline supermarkets would be another good local place to look.

              1. re: MC Slim JB

                ahhh, you are wise. thing is that i can't make it into town until thursday so i am looking for a place that has a good quantity in stock.

            2. The Shaw's Kosher section includes kosher Coke as well as a number of other beverages. I know that the ones in Allston and Brighton include Kosher section (likely the proximity to the large Jewish community in Brookline). I don't know of others.

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              1. re: kbw18

                saw it in Stop and Shop in Swampscott but I think most carry it either in the Passover aisle or the soda section. Used to be able to get cane sugar Polar sodas too but havent seen them recentlyu

                1. re: chompie

                  The Shaws near BU (packards corner) had plenty of 2-liters today.

                  Bought a neat half dozen.


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