Coming Soon: Tang Orange Pineapple


Coming Soon: Tang Orange Pineapple

Kraft Foods is adding an “orange pineapple” flavor to their vintage Tang product lineup, which will be available nationally along with the original flavor.

Trademarks on Tap: Pepsi True, Caleb’s Kola, Coca-Cola Life, Monster Energy Green Light, Peace Love Tea, and more!


Trademarks on Tap - January 2014

We look at trademark filings for Caleb’s Kola, Pepsi Smart Fountain, Pepsi True, Sierra Mist Twst, Sierra Mist Sparkling, Sierra Mist Infusions, Sierra Mist Next, Mtn Dew Next, Aquafina FlavorSplash, Coca-Cola Life, Monster Energy Green Light, Peace Love Tea, and Peace Lemonade.

Review: Monster Energy Lo-Carb


Monster Energy Lo-Carb

If you like the taste of Monster, but don’t want to compromise the flavor by going zero calorie, Lo-Carb is a great option to get your energy drink buzz.

Coming Soon: Mountain Dew Sangrita Blast, Diet Mountain Dew Baja Blast, & More to Taco Bell


6 new beverage flavors at Taco Bell

Taco Bell is adding 6 more fountain flavors in 2014, including Mountain Dew Sangrita Blast, Diet Mountain Dew Baja Blast, Manzanita Sol, Brisk Mango Fiesta, Brisk Iced Tea and Lemonade, and SoBe Lifewater Yumberry Pomegranate.

On the Shelf: Sun Drop 16 oz Aluminum Bottles


Sun Drop 16 oz Aluminum Bottle

Here’s a 16 oz aluminum bottle of Sun Drop, spotted in Chicago, and chilling in the winter snow!

Review: Mountain Dew Kickstart – Limeade & Black Cherry


Mountain Dew Kickstart - Limeade & Black Cherry

Limeade and Black Cherry are tasty, though with the rebooted definition of what “Kickstart” means (i.e. not just for mornings), marketplace confusion is a high probability.

Review: Tejava Unsweetened Premium Iced Tea


Tejava Unsweetened Premium Iced Tea

Brewed from just tea and water, Tejava is light, clean, and refreshing. This unsweetened flavor isn’t bogged down by syrupy flavors or overtly sweet additives.

On the Shelf: Mexican 7Up and Mexican Squirt Glass Bottles


Mexican Squirt and 7Up Glass Bottles

Looking for 12 oz glass bottles of sugar-sweetened 7Up and Squirt? This 7-Eleven in Chicago has ‘em!

Coming Soon: Mountain Dew Kickstart – Black Cherry & Limeade


Mountain Dew Kickstart - Black Cherry & Limeade

After launching their “morning Dew with juice” lineup in 2003, Pepsi is adding two new flavors to the Kickstart world: Black Cherry and Limeade. We’re skeptical.

Review: Peace Tea Texas Style Sweet Tea


Peace Tea Texas Style Sweet Tea

Lives up to its name regarding sweetness, but has nothing to do with the Republic of Texas other than goofy artwork.