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Posted: 11:30 Mon 03-11-2003. Price: 69p. Location: Sainsbury's, North London. Sub-flavours: None noted. Nutritional unusualness: "Whole crushed STRAWBERRIES 13%, crushed BANANAS 9%" - remainder of "100% Fruit" consists of apple, orange and grape juice "from concentrate".
Snackspot reports: A Fruit Squidger-style squeezable sachet of "just 100% crushed fruit, juice and nothing else" from Ant McPartlin's heavily promoted Smoothies company (site requires Flash, sorry). To be honest, I'm not really a fan of runny banana-based beverages anyway, but well done to the manufacturers (actually "Pete and Johnny PLC" of Newark, UK) for not permitting what you might expect to be the main flavour of strawberries to overwhelm that distinctive aftertaste of grape.

...In other liquid news: BevNet is back from the National Association of Convenience Stores show with a round-up of new US products including "shelf-stable" fizzy dairy drink Sparkling Cow; The Grocer reports a "major revamp" of the Robinsons squash range, including the launch of Fruit Spring early next year; but what do you care, when unsubstantiated Snackspot rumours predict that Pepsi Blue will be "out in the UK by December 15th"? Start checking your stools today!

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Posted: 12:33 Mon 10-11-2003 by "dandw inc" # permalink comment
Comment: gone with a bang!!!
Posted: 16:36 Tue 16-12-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: its been the 15th now where is pepsi blue!
Posted: 10:24 Tue 30-12-2003 by "Toby Anscombe"
(apparently posting from 217.35.85.58: host217-35-85-58.in-addr.btopenworld.com) # permalink comment
Comment: I fly with KLM between Holland and Uk - for the month of December they had Pepsi Blue as an alternative to Pepsi Max....will check again on 4th Jan
Posted: 12:09 Tue 30-12-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: By they, do you mean KLM Toby?
Posted: 16:33 Wed 31-12-2003 by "ray" # permalink comment
Comment: an email i recieved

Dear Mr McDonald

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding Pepsi.

Pepsi Blue is not available in the UK and there are no plans to introduce it here at this stage.

Thank you for taking the time to contact Britvic Soft Drinks.

Kind Regards

Nina Rowe Consumer Care Advisor Direct Telephone No : 0845 8505222


Posted: 20:07 Wed 31-12-2003 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: at this stage they say, well what happend to december 15th?!?!
Posted: 20:49 Wed 31-12-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: bob.

have a look in the Easter vs Christmas thread. Mr 2004 has some product launches you may enjoy


Posted: 07:51 Fri 27-May-2005 by "Matt" # permalink comment
Comment: oh good, another shit thing we dont have, thank you pepsi co and the EU for banning mountain dew
Posted: 09:13 Wed 05-Oct-2005 by "simon" # permalink comment
Comment: bob 30876 1
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