[Sca-cooks] diet cola beverages
grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Sun May 20 16:02:22 PDT 2007
--On Sunday, May 20, 2007 1:13 PM -0500 Stefan li Rous
<StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> I actually like the lemon and lime versions, but why is it you can
>> only find them in diet? Enough of us can't have aspartame that you'd
>> think they'd see the loss of potential revenue...
>> -who likes that Rum and Co-ca Co-la!
> They also pulled the 2 liters of Diet Coke with Splenda. Margaret
> had to
> switch to Diet Rite Zero for a cost effective cola.
> Oh! I bought a couple of liters a few weeks back of the Diet Coke
> with Splenda. I was hoping that this heralded a move to using Splenda
> in the diet cokes. I usually buy Diet Dr B, HEBs house brand of Dr.
> Pepper though, because it is cheaper.
> Too bad. It didn't seem to stay around very long. I guess it was
> because of the multitude of different varieties of Coke. However, at
> most restaurants and fast-food places they often have four or five
> varieties of regular soft drinks but usually only one diet one.
I think the pulling of Splenda coke may be regional. It's still plentiful
around Pittsburgh, PA and one of the local grocery chains even has Vanilla
Coke zero (yum, I miss diet vanilla coke).
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