The Pepsi soft drink is made from carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, caramel color, sugar, phosphoric acid, caffeine, citric acid and natural flavor. The Pepsico brand also features a number of other beverages, including Gatorade and Amp energy drink.Know More
The phosphoric acid in Pepsi gives the soda a more pronounced flavor and delays the growth of bacteria and mold. Citric acid is a natural preservative that also enhances the flavor of Pepsi and balances the sweetness in the soft drink. Gatorade contains sugar, dextrose, citric acid, natural flavors, salt, sodium citrate, monopotassium sulfate, gum arabic and glycerol ester of rosin. Gatorade also contains food coloring depending on the flavor of the beverage. Amp energy drink is available in regular and sugar-free varieties. Ingredients in the energy beverage include caffeine and a variety of B vitamins such as pantothenic acid (B6), vitamin B12 and riboflavin. The drink also contains phosphorous, 140 milligrams of sodium and 58 grams of total carbohydrates.
Aquafina is the brand of water from Pepsico. It is available in bottled water form or in Flavorsplash varieties, such as Berry Loco. Sweeteners in Flavorsplash are sucralose and acesulfame potassium. The drink also contains niacin, vitamin B6 and pantothenic acid.Learn more about Soft Drinks
No evidence has been presented that indicates carbonation in carbonated water is bad for people. Consumption of carbonated colas has been linked to low bone mineral density, and the sugar content in carbonated sodas plays a role in tooth decay.Full Answer >
Since 1961, Pepsi has had several slogans. Some of the most well-known include "Now It's Pepsi for Those Who Think Young," "Come Alive, You're in the Pepsi Generation" and "Pepsi Now! Take the Challenge!"Full Answer >
Pepsi is a cola that is sold in both cans and plastic bottles. The two standard bottle sizes sold in the United States as of 2014 are the 20-ounce size and the 2-liter size.Full Answer >
One interesting fact comparing Pepsi and Coke is that the Coca-Cola brand is worth more money than Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks and Red Bull combined. According to the Business Insider, Coca Cola was worth an estimated $74 billion as of 2011, and Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks and Red Bull were worth a combined total of approximately $50 billion.Full Answer >