Overshadowed by its competitor in the face of Coca-Cola, Pepsi has become quite the niche soda product, especially in the past couple of years. With fearsome protectors of the Cola brand constantly joking about Pepsi, it’s hard to actually see the slightly-less-popular soda in a good light, especially on the internet. However, the simple fact is that Pepsi simply gives you a different tasting soda and having an alternative is always better. And it might seem crazy, but there are millions of people, who actually prefer Pepsi than Coke. With that in mind, here are 10 amazing Facts About Pepsi You Didn’t Know!
Pepsi was First to Introduce Two-Liter Bottles to the World
Today, when you enter a store and look at the soda, you’ll see dozens of soda companies and probably most of them will be in two-liter bottles. However, did you know that Pepsi was the first company to introduce such bottles on the market? Invented by Nathaniel Wyeth in the 1970s, the bottle made of polyethylene terephthalate, was the first of its kind to be made of thin plastic that wouldn’t shatter if dropped, was lighter than glass and would keep its contents at bay. Pepsi was the first company to use it and by 1976 two-liter bottles filled with Pepsi were selling worldwide.
Pepsi Isn’t Shy To Experiment
Pepsi constantly experiments with new flavors. As they sell in limited edition on special events and at different parts of the world, we are almost certain that you haven’t heard even a tiny bit of all the flavors and formulas Pepsi has tried over the years. Just a tiny examples are its cucumber, azuki bean, baobao tree fruit and salty watermelon flavors!