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May 19, 2009 07:11 AM

Where to get European Orange Fanta???

I totally fell in love with European Orange Fanta abroad. Anyone where I can get this stuff here in the GTA. Specific names of the vendors and exact locations would be greatly appreciated. I'd prefer places that are accessible by TTC since I don't drive. However, I'm sure I could get a car ride if I really had to for my favorite drink. LOL Thanks in advance! :)

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  1. I'm pretty sure that O Nosso Talho on Bloor between Ossington/Duffering carries all different flavours of Fanta, but I didn't play too close attention when I was there picking up ribs the other day. Thought I saw a few different 2L flavours in someone else's cart.

    1. Most No Frills seem to carry least the one on Kingston Rd. at Midland does

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      1. re: Finnegan

        For some reason, although Fanta is available in about 4 different varieties in North America, the orange version is nothing like that sold in Europe.

        "Beginning in 2009, the U.S. markets will see Fanta Regular Orange, Fanta Zero Orange, Fanta Apple and Fanta Grapefruit in 100% natural flavors."

        Sounds like they are planning a launch of it (assuming Canada is included in "the US markets"


        Occasionally you can find it in british food shops, try googling for it.

        1. re: Squeakycheese

          Exactly the North American orange drink tastes nothing like the European stuff. That "Red Tangerine" drink is also just horrible. LOL

          Anyway, I hope in 2009 we really do find the European Orange Fanta drink on our local shelves. This little synopsis about the drink is so true, at least to me and my fond memories of it.

          Brand Name: Fanta

          Drink Type: Soft Drink

          Fanta: Available in Europe since the 1940s, Fanta was introduced in the United States in 1960. Consumers around the world, particularly teens, fondly associate Fanta with happiness and special times with friends and family. This positive imagery is driven by the brand's fun, playful personality, which goes hand in hand with its bright color, bold fruit taste and tingly carbonation.

          Beginning in 2009, the U.S. markets will see Fanta Regular Orange, Fanta Zero Orange, Fanta Apple and Fanta Grapefruit in 100% natural flavors.

          1. re: Squeakycheese

            I've been so addicted to the orange Fanta in the last month that it has become my obsession hunting down all the various orange Fanta from different parts of the world here in Toronto. Just did a taste test with more orange Fanta's from the US and Portugal. The one from Portugal was definitely better when put to the test side by side. :)

            2 more locations to find orange Fanta downtown both in Kensington Market. Both Latin American stores as well.

            Perola Supermarket--247 Augusta Avenue sells the stuff from Portugal.
            Emporium Latino--243 Augusta Avenue sells the US version still better than our Canadian Fanta called "red tangerine" which isn't even orange. LOL

            So far in Toronto I've been able to get orange Fanta from 5 different countries:


            Please enlighten me with more stores around the city so i may try orange Fanta from every single country available here. LOL

            Since my closest location the St.Lawrence Market which sells my Ukrainian Fanta is closed on Sundays and Mondays, I'll be travelling to the Roncesvalles Village to get my orange Fanta today. ;)

            1. re: YummyYummy

              I've also had Fanta with Arabic writing on it, can't for the life of me remember where I got it in the city though aside from the west end.

                1. re: damonster

                  You can get that version at King and Dufferin the Hasty mart. Its 2 bucks tho!

                2. re: YummyYummy

                  YumYum, I would suggest a trip to the CocaCola museum in Atlanta, Georgia... you can get free samples of every variety!

                  1. re: YummyYummy

                    think Reithers on Chruch is selling Dutch fanta

              1. I know they usually have it at The Prague when I go for lunch/dinner ( but if you like that, also try Sumol Orange, Pineapple and Passion Fruit, available at most Portugese stores and some No Frills (in the big, green plastic bottles) It's pretty good stuff as well.

                1. The Ukranian deli downstairs in the St. Lawrence Market has a Ukranian one.

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                  1. re: sbug206

                    Going to have to try this location at the SLM because it sounds like the closest location from downtown to get this great stuff. First store I bought from was in the Roncesvalles Village and second store was at Victoria Park/Pharmacy area. Either I stock up in large bulk quantities at these stores that are far from me or I'm going to have to find a closer location.

                    Wish European orange Fanta was available in more places downtown since I don't drive! ;)

                  2. seen it all along St Clair West from Oakwood to Lansdowne