Re: No More Sugared Dr. Pepper
> The last plant in the United States that made sugared Dr Pepper since
> 1891 - in Dublin, TX - has closed down and the last case has been
> bought. It sold for over three as much as regular Dr Pepper and had
> quite a following, and was selling well. They also sold the syrup for
> select retail/restaurant locations.
> Dr Pepper/Snapple Group has promised to still make it, somehow
> somewhere. But they never will.
> Fortunately I can get cases of store brand "Dr. Pepper", as well as
> cola, root beer, orange burst, and Big Red - all made with real sugar
> for $2/12-pack.
> So how can my store sell sugared soda for $.17/can while Big Cola
> charges $.33-.50/can for HFCS soda?
It's a bit sad, I've driven past the Dublin plant a number of times, but
these days I mostly drive diet cherry Dr. Pepper.