Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fact of the Day: Brad Soda

In 1893, a pharmacist named Caleb Bradham invented a soda which he called Brad's Drink. He later changed the name to Pepsi-Cola in 1898. 

19 comments:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Well he certainly made something.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

The new name it' much much better!

dopdavid said...

its crazy what pepsi has become

Kay said...

They could have called it Caleb's soda too. Hmmmm... Maybe not.

Bob Bushell said...

So, he is the one to blame!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lucy said...

Wow, I didn't know that! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

Pat Hatt said...

A better name but the stuff is still horrible

Pilar Domínguez said...

Interesting!! I didn't know the name of Pepsi's inventor. So...Pepsi was invented before Coca- Cola ?Kisses:)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

So this is the dude that my boss can thank for Mountain Dew since it's a Pepsi product. LOL she's addicted to the stuff.

DEZMOND said...

I did prefer Pepsi to Coca Cola back in the years when I drunk soda drinks...

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I wonder where the word "Pepsi" came from? Maybe because the carbonation and caffeine gave you "pep"?

bj said...

Pepsi is a good drink....but Coke is my choice...and NEVER a diet one. :)

Adam said...

an enzyme named pepsin

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stephen Hayes said...

What would he thing about the product he created now sold around the world?

Joy said...

So he was the one:) Nice good looking man:)

Christine said...

Interesting! I love Pepsi!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting trivia! And Pepsi is still going strong.

Theresa Mahoney said...

My father in law worked for Pepsi for 40 years. A great company that afforded them many opportunities.