The history of Sunkist dates back to way before it was an orange soda. It all started more than a hundred years ago, when citrus growers in California and Arizona instituted the Sunkist trademark as a mark of freshness and premium flavor.
Introduced on June 20, 1919, Roy Allen’s root beer grew along with America’s drive-ins and car culture to become one of America’s great classics.
The time was 1938 and America was facing the Great Depression. Herb Bishop created a new carbonated drink based on Citrus Club, a regionally popular non-carbonated soft drink.
Since its launch in 1905, RC Cola has been a soft drink that embodies individuality and entrepreneurial spirit. RC’s crisp, clean taste distinguishes it from other colas and has become a favorite of cola drinkers throughout America.
Hires Root Beer was created by an entrepreneurial pharmacist named Charles E. Hires, who discovered a delicious herbal tea made of roots, berries and herbs while on his honeymoon.
First created in 1904 by Canadian pharmacist and chemist John McLaughlin, Canada Dry gained much of its popularity during Prohibition as a mixer. Its sweet flavor was the perfect mask for the home-brewed liquor that was common at the time.
The Seven-Up Company’s roots go back to 1920, when C. L. Grigg set himself to create a distinctive soft drink that would prove irresistible to the nation’s consumers.
It all started in the Brooklyn area of New York in 1972. Childhood friends Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenburg saw more potential in fruit than just something to throw in the lunchroom.
In 1924, Frank Stewart set out to develop the world’s best-tasting root beer, which he intended to sell in order to supplement his income as a schoolteacher. With secret recipes in hand, he soon opened his first Stewart’s Drive-In, and an empire was born.
One cold winter night, Tom and Tom began mixing juice in a blender. The following summer they sold it off their boat. People loved it! They decided to call it