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Non-corn syrup cola with caffeine?

Parsnipity Apr 16, 2009 03:33 PM

Does anyone know where I can get a canned cola that does not have high fructose corn syrup but DOES have caffeine? Most of the usual healthy beverage suspects at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's such as Blue Sky sodas and RW Knudsen either don't make a cola or if they do, it doesn't have any caffeine. While I'm trying to avoid high fructose corn syrup, evidence seems to suggest that small amounts of caffeine are fine and might even be good for you.

  1. kallis33 Apr 16, 2009 03:58 PM

    Boylan's makes several cane sugar sweetened sodas including a cola with caffeine. I have purchased it at the Golden Goose Market on Commercial Street in the North End/Waterfront section of town.

    1. Food4Thought Apr 16, 2009 04:03 PM

      Not cans, but you can find Coke in bottles in a lot of Hispanic markets. It made in Mexico and uses real sugar no HFCS

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        JoeM Apr 16, 2009 04:08 PM

        Also keep an eye out for Coke with blue bottle caps. Kosher for Passover

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          ScubaSteve Apr 16, 2009 04:18 PM


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        Scruffy The Cat Apr 16, 2009 05:38 PM

        there's probably still some Coke that's Kosher for Passover still in the markets. But run and stock up because it's not likely to stick around for more than a day or two. I've bought it at Shaws and Stop and Shop. I usually buy several bottles to last me the year.

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          Albie Apr 17, 2009 09:57 AM

          There is Kosher for Passover Pepsi in cans. I think I saw some still available in The Butcherie on Monday. Not certain if any remains

          1. Eatin in Woostah Apr 17, 2009 06:52 PM

            I'm not sure if China Cola (Tianfu) has caffeine or not, but it is completely delicious.

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              lipoff Apr 21, 2009 11:12 AM

              Where do you get China Cola around here?

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                Eatin in Woostah Apr 23, 2009 11:47 AM

                I used to get it regularly at Living Earth in Worcester. I found it somewhere else in the Lexington area recently, and for the life of me I can't remember where. If I come across it again I'll let you know.

            2. davis_sq_pro Apr 19, 2009 02:46 PM

              Shaw's carries Jones Soda, which contains no HFCS and IMHO, the cola is pretty tasty stuff.

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