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PEPSI Throwback- have you seen it?

Pepsi Co. has decided to produce and sell its Pepsi Throwback (sugar sweetened no HFCS) soda year around. Can anyone confirm whether Throwback will be sold in Canada--I haven't seen it around my areas but if anyone spots it please post distance is not an issue!

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  1. Surprisingly yes.. i just recieved this email from pepsi canada..

    Recently you contacted us about the availability of Pepsi Throwback in Canada.

    We are happy to announce that Pepsi Throwback is coming to a store near you! Beginning January 24th, the product will be available nationally in 12x355ml cans & single serve 591ml bottles for a limited time only.

    Be sure to follow us on Facebook for the latest Pepsi Canada news: www.facebook.com/PepsiCanada

    We truly appreciate your interest in our brands and hope you’ll enjoy this blast from the past!


    PepsiCo Consumer Relations

    so if you see it let us know where..

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    1. re: youdonut

      This is great news! Too bad only for a limited time though.

      1. re: ParsleySage

        I'm a little disappointed that it's limited time only, but I did come across it today in Zehrs in Kitchener.

        I hope to find it in cases soon, not just the single serve bottles.

      2. re: youdonut

        Hi youdonut,

        I happened to be at the Metro in Etobicoke on Sunday (the one in Cloverdale Mall) and they had a few cases - $5.99

        1. re: pinkprimp

          Bought a few cases in Kitchener... They have (had) 12's... for $2.88 each.
          They're selling out all over town (Kitchener, Waterloo) Getting really hard to find.

        2. re: youdonut

          Not sure if this is still a rare commodity, but the Front Street Sobey's has a bunch in the coolers by the cash registers.

        3. Does anyone know when they stop selling them?? It would be good to know the general duration of the limited time release....

          1. I saw it yesterday in the 7-11 at Dundas and Dovercourt.

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            1. re: pastina

              Fortino's in Brampton has the 12-pack case.

            2. Saw it at the College/Crawford Metro.

              1. Saw it at Loblaws Vic Park and Danforth yesterday.

                1. I bought some at the Lawrence Square Fortino's this afternoon. 12 packs of it and other Pepsi products for $2.88 through Thursday.

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                  1. re: taterbrandy

                    $2.88 was a steal! Thanks so much for the tip! I bought two cases.

                    1. re: magic

                      Metro in Liberty Village got tons

                      1. re: c_snapper

                        Just got some at this Metro today. On sale for $3.33!

                  2. Price Chopper in Parkdale (Queen West) has the 12 packs....

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                    1. re: jennoleary

                      I got a 12 can case at the St. Lawrence Market Metro on Saturday for $3.33.

                      St. Lawrence Market
                      92 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E, CA

                    2. Does this Throwback Pepsi actually taste any different than the "regular" Pepsi? If so, in what way?

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                      1. re: Midknight

                        I must say, I really don't see much difference, if any.

                        I guess a big difference though, in terms of "nutrition", is that it is made with sugar and not a corn syrup sweetener. Which is preferable I'd think.

                        Otherwise, aside from the old logo I can't tell the diff at all.

                        1. re: Midknight

                          i found the "throwback" is not a sweet and is missing a little zing that the new pepsi has. Also bought my case @ sobeys on dupont

                          1. re: Midknight

                            IMHO it has a cleaner finish and works better as a mixer with rum.

                            1. re: ParsleySage

                              Agreed. I had it with rum last night and it was great. Also tried it with vanilla vodka. I find sugar/cane sugar sodas have a different mouthfeel than ones with HFCS and they aren't as sickly sweet.

                          2. Tastes better in the can than the plastic bottle.

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                            1. re: duckdown

                              I bought one at Mac's the other day. Definitely a cleaner taste. I didn't feel that nasty coating on my tongue that I get from HFCS Coke/Pepsi products.

                            2. spotted it at the 7-11 on the corner of weston & rutherford

                              1. It's available at the huge Petro Canada at Shoppers World in Brampton. Biggest Petro that I know of.

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                                1. re: duckdown

                                  im pretty sure its available at more places then not at this moment. I know all petro canada gas stations have em, pretty sure Esso, pretty sure all metro and shoppers drugmart. Pretty common now.

                                  I agree with others, I cant really taste the difference, I guess its better to have real sugar then whatever fake crap sweetens pop these days...