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PEPSI Throwback- have you seen it?

ParsleySage Dec 1, 2010 07:28 AM

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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    youdonut RE: ParsleySage Jan 24, 2011 09:00 PM

    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!

    Sincerely,

    Suzanne
    PepsiCo Consumer Relations
    www.pepsi.ca

    so if you see it let us know where..
    thanks

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      ParsleySage RE: youdonut Jan 25, 2011 04:30 AM

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

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        Smurfikins RE: ParsleySage Jan 27, 2011 03:02 PM

        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.

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        pinkprimp RE: youdonut Jan 31, 2011 04:28 PM

        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

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          Smurfikins RE: pinkprimp Jan 31, 2011 04:54 PM

          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.

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          Gary RE: youdonut Jan 31, 2011 05:15 PM

          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.

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          magic RE: ParsleySage Jan 31, 2011 05:08 PM

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

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            pastina RE: ParsleySage Feb 1, 2011 02:03 AM

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

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              Midknight RE: pastina Feb 1, 2011 05:47 AM

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

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              piccola RE: ParsleySage Feb 1, 2011 04:15 PM

              Saw it at the College/Crawford Metro.

              1. Olivia RE: ParsleySage Feb 1, 2011 05:21 PM

                Saw it at Loblaws Vic Park and Danforth yesterday.

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                  taterbrandy RE: ParsleySage Feb 1, 2011 05:57 PM

                  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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                    magic RE: taterbrandy Feb 2, 2011 02:55 PM

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

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                      c_snapper RE: magic Feb 2, 2011 06:14 PM

                      Metro in Liberty Village got tons

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                        ikapai RE: c_snapper Feb 4, 2011 04:32 PM

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

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                    jennoleary RE: ParsleySage Feb 3, 2011 09:28 AM

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

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                      CBlake RE: jennoleary Feb 5, 2011 08:50 PM

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

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                    2. Midknight RE: ParsleySage Feb 7, 2011 04:25 AM

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

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                        magic RE: Midknight Feb 7, 2011 07:09 AM

                        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.

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                          k_collin RE: Midknight Feb 7, 2011 03:18 PM

                          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

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                            ParsleySage RE: Midknight Feb 7, 2011 04:11 PM

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

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                              ikapai RE: ParsleySage Feb 9, 2011 07:03 AM

                              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. duckdown RE: ParsleySage Feb 7, 2011 10:03 AM

                            Tastes better in the can than the plastic bottle.

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                              1sweetpea RE: duckdown Feb 9, 2011 07:07 AM

                              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. meatnveg RE: ParsleySage Feb 12, 2011 08:23 PM

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

                              1. duckdown RE: ParsleySage Feb 13, 2011 02:29 AM

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

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                                  jmarcroyal RE: duckdown Feb 13, 2011 03:24 AM

                                  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...

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