Old school Pepsi-Cola is back and it's made with real sugar.
Jan 4, 2010
Pespi Throwback is a retro brand of soda that hasn't been made in over 25 years. I saw a commercial for it Sunday afternoon during NFL football. I had to buy some and it was worth it. I haven't tasted a Pepsi like this since I was in the fifth grade. This stuff is awesome. The soda is nowhere as sweet and syrupy tasting as the current product. If Pepsi continued to make this instead of the nasty HFCS soaked sodas that are on the shelves then they would have a new customer. HFCS has had a stranglehold on the soda companies for the past 25 years. It's time for sugar to make a comeback in soda. If Pepsi Throwback sells well then we will see a return of sugar sweetened soda. Corn a side dish, not a sweetener.
I'm a big Pepsi fan, so when I saw the commercial for the limited edition Throwback version, I had to give it a try. How is the version with "real sugar" the limited time version? We live in a time of HDTV's, unlimited cell phone plans, and wifi on airplanes -- is it too much to ask that we put real sugar in our soft drinks?? The Throwback Pepsi is less "sweet" than the regular Pepsi I'm used to. Although it may sound blasphemous, it … more