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Pepsi with real Suger

LesThePress Jan 5, 2010 09:22 AM

I understand that Pepsi will be distributing a limited edition of Throwback Pepsi and Throwback Mountain Dew. The Throwback contains real sugar instead of HFCS.

"Pepsi Throwback and Mountain Dew Throwback feature natural sugar with a taste that gives consumers an idea of how the brands tasted back in the 60's and 70's," says Nicole Bradley a spokesperson for the company. "Consumers have told us that they enjoy taking a nostalgic trip back in time with these special retro versions."

These beverages will only be available for a limited eight-week run which started on December 28th.

Not only will the taste be different but the look of the bottle has also been tinkered with. Gone is the smiling circle that currently graces Pepsi sodas. It will be replaced by a retro Pepsi logo as will the Mountain Dew bottles.

I will be looking for this but if anyone sees it locally please post where!


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  1. alkylyou RE: LesThePress Jan 5, 2010 09:45 PM

    oh god. i'm 23 and i've never had mountain dew with cane sugar.
    i can't imagine how incredible and/or gross it is.

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      marilees RE: LesThePress Jan 5, 2010 10:12 PM

      I've seen them at Target

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        Dommy RE: marilees Jan 6, 2010 09:20 AM

        Yup! P. picked some up last night at the Target on Jefferson in Culver City (The middle one)


      2. Das Ubergeek RE: LesThePress Jan 6, 2010 11:08 AM

        Both were available at the "Northridge Market", in the "North End" of the Northridge Mall, close to the Apple Store and Wood Ranch, yesterday.

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          roundfigure RE: LesThePress Jan 13, 2010 11:30 AM

          Saw the Pepsi this morning at Costco in Simi Valley. $5.29 for an 18-pack of 12-oz cans. No Mountain Dew, though.

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            outshined RE: LesThePress Jan 13, 2010 12:34 PM

            Rock and Roll Ralphs, Sunset/Fuller, both Mountain Dew + Pepsi

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