Review: Pepsi 1893 – Ginger Cola

Pepsi 1893 - Ginger Cola

Unfortunately, it’s not the rebirth of Pepsi Holiday Spice. But as a one-off novelty, it’s worth a try.

Review: Pepsi 1893 – Original Cola

Pepsi 1893 - Original Cola

A marketing-driven product with not enough differentiation from standard Pepsi to be notable. Buy when discounted.

Coming Soon: Mountain Dew Baja Blast – in stores!

Mountain Dew Baja Blast 20 oz bottles

Mountain Dew Baja Blast is coming to bottles/cans as a limited time offering, starting in May 2014. It will be available in 20 oz bottles, 24 oz cans, and 12 packs of 12 oz cans.

Coming Soon: Pepsi Next sweetened with Stevia in Canada

Pepsi Next in Canada

The launch of Pepsi Next in Canada features a product sweetened with “real sugar” & stevia, vs. the U.S. version which uses HFCS, Ace-K, & sucralose.

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.

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.

Design Review: Repositioning of Aquafina FlavorSplash

Aquafina FlavorSplash

The all-new branding and packaging of Aquafina FlavorSplash is a huge departure from its previous iteration and looks to target the teen demographic more effectively.

Coming Soon: Aquafina FlavorSplash Liquid Enhancers & Sparkling Water

Aquafina FlavorSplash

PepsiCo is getting into the liquid enhancers game via their Aquafina brand. They are also using the FlavorSplash name to compete in the sparkling water market.

News: Caleb’s Cola tested by Pepsi

Caleb Bradham created Pepsi

Pepsi has been market testing a beverage called Caleb’s, named after the brand’s founder. Positioned as an upscale drink, including sugar sweetener and flavors from the kola nut, spices, and citrus.

Can Holiday: Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day – July 6

1982 Pepsi Spider-Man Can from Spain

Spider-Man is the ultimate webmaster, as seen on this 1982 Pepsi Can from Spain.