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cph
04-12-2006, 02:55 PM
ndians in this remote mountain village in southern Colombia are marketing a particularly refreshing soft drink that harks back to Coca-Cola's original formula, when "coca" was in the name for a reason.

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Advertising posters here describe the carbonated, citrus-flavored Coca-Sek as "more than an energizer" — a buzz that just might be provided by a key ingredient, a syrup produced by boiling coca leaves.

Since January, the Nasa indigenous community has been offering the soft drink locally and in neighboring Popayan, where it is bottled. By the end of the year, the Nasa hope to sell Coca-Sek nationwide, targeting the same consumers who drink Gatorade or Red Bull, both highly popular with Colombians.

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http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-cocola12apr12,0,5775549.story?coll=la-home-headlines

iluvsurge220
04-12-2006, 06:31 PM
Thats kind of cool and kind of weird at the same time. I don't know if I will be trying this drink or not.

Lepke
04-13-2006, 12:39 AM
I would buy this product.
Whether or not I continued to drink it would depend on taste not high.