8 Sep 2010 | 2
The New Pepsi Max – Zero Calories Maximum Taste

PepsiCo re-introduced their Pepsi Max soda with new logo design and a simple message that emphasizes “Zero Calories, Maximum taste” to the beverage world back in July 2010.  Personally, I do not like the new logo design because it’s hard to see the splash on a black background and it’s not attractive either. They should have made the splash a bit bigger to show the effect. As for the color scheme and the word max, …

7 Sep 2010 | 40
Sierra Mist Natural Lemon-Lime Soda With Real Sugar

PepsiCo has just launched their newly reinvented carbonated soft drink Sierra Mist Natural lemon-lime soda nation-wide. This time, the Sierra Mist is made with real sugar with other natural flavors, rather than HFCS and caffeine free. Also, there are no artificial ingredients, but only five natural ingredients to make this soda. Since its natural, I assume it will give you at least a bit of essence of the natural taste right?  Well, you have to …

12 Aug 2010 | 3
The Original China Cola Made With Chinese Herbs

The first time I saw this China Cola, my reaction was “you’ve got to be kidding me, they are copying Cola now?” After reading the label, the cloud in my mind has been cleared. For those who like to drink Coke Cola, then this China Cola might be another alternative for you when you have the need to drink Coke Cola because it has no preservatives, caffeine free and not sweet at all. The reason …

5 Aug 2010 | 1
Pepsi Throwback Made With Real Sugar Limited Time Only

It’s funny how life works when you are searching for something that you want it badly, it will not show up, but when you are not seeking for it, somehow it appears randomly in front of you. This is exactly what happened to me for finding this Pepsi Throwback soda. Couple months ago I was looking for it every where and yesterday it just popped out at the Target store. Pepsi Throwback has already come …

23 Jul 2010 | 1
Drink Gamer Soda To Stay In The Game

There are many beverages out there that serve different purpose for consumers, but who would thought of a beverage for gamers. Well, I received a box of four different gamer soda flavors from Gamer for review and I was so excited that I wanted to try it right away because I’m a gamer too but not that hard core. The design of each bottle looks a lot like beer bottles and the color of each …

8 Jul 2010 | 1
Lightly Sweetened Red Grape And Black Currant From Grown-up Soda

Another sizzling hot humid weather day in New York City and one way to stay cool is by drinking plenty of fluids. Now, the question is “what are you drinking to stay cool?” For me, drinking a Grape Black Currant flavor GuS (Grown-up Soda) might not be enough to stay chill, but it’s a different experience to enjoy the natural flavor soda. It is made for adult palates and less sweet than average flavored sodas, …

6 Jul 2010 | 7
Imported Russian Fermented Soda Krushka & Bochka KVASS

A record high temperature in New York City today! What are you drinking to stay cool? Anyway, Coca-Cola imported a traditional Russian beverage called Kvass to the United States last June and selling it exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores throughout Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City area. The other day, I happened to be at the Whole Foods Market store around Columbus Circle in New York City and I saw a lady giving …

17 Jun 2010 | 1
Fresh Tropical Fruit Flavored Soft Drink From Mexico

Now days, there are so many branding consultants or branding experts out there uses internet as a marketing tool to help business expand. I was asked by a marketing firm in Los Angeles called Rocket XL to see if I’d like to try some fresh tropical fruit flavored soft drink called Jarritos from Mexico. Jarritos brand is owned by Novamex, just like the Sidral Mundet, which is also from Mexico. The Jarritos sodas are naturally …