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DMC
05-15-2006, 02:00 PM
one will be 'black forest french vanilla pepsi'....or something like that. and the other one will be a strawberry flavored pepsi, i believe. should roll out sometime around august. i was talking to one of the pepsi salesmen here at the lake and he was telling me about it. if i find anything else out, i'll fill ya in.

Mr Zabe
05-15-2006, 02:03 PM
I happy for the Vanilla lovers.

I'm beyond Happy,Happy,Happy to taste a strawberry Pepsi. OMG...I am so excited!!!!

Tks for the heads up. smile.gif

DMC
05-15-2006, 02:07 PM
sorry, i forgot to put 'cherry' in front of black forest.

Ram0n C0keah0lic
05-15-2006, 02:07 PM
Like this ones from the picture taken by PepsiDawg?

http://www.bevnet.com/bevboard/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=003481;p=17#000 642

[ 05-17-2006, 05:19 PM: Message edited by: Ramón Cokeaholic ]

DMC
05-15-2006, 02:08 PM
yep, those are it.

Ram0n C0keah0lic
05-15-2006, 02:19 PM
Pepsi should release it in Mexico instead of wasting time and money making their Pepsi Gold or Pepsi Fire or Pepsi Clear...

popologist
05-15-2006, 02:34 PM
just what we need... another cherry-vanilla flavored beverage. :rolleyes:

it's getting to the point that the names of these new flavors may not fit onto the packaging. LOL!

[ 05-15-2006, 02:37 PM: Message edited by: popologist ]

wonkapete
05-15-2006, 03:54 PM
But they've already done strawberry.. I guess it will be a different formula. I'm up for something new..

CStoreCatMan
05-15-2006, 06:06 PM
Originally posted by Ramón Cokeaholic:
Like this ones from the picture taken by CStoreCatMan?

http://www.bevnet.com/bevboard/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=003481;p=17#000 642 Wait Ramon! I wasn't the spoiler!! The guy who posted those had the same logo as me. Anyways, these are going to be DIET PEPSI flavors...not regular Pepsi.

CStoreCatMan
05-15-2006, 06:07 PM
Originally posted by DMC:
sorry, i forgot to put 'cherry' in front of black forest. And the flavors are Black Cherry French Vanilla and Strawberries and Cream.

Mr Zabe
05-15-2006, 06:27 PM
Diet????
Thanks for the false hopes. LMAO
Sugar soda pop or bust (yes I will bust).LOL

Skynet
05-15-2006, 07:13 PM
so these will probably replace vanilla pepsi? Awwww these long name combo flavors always never last, they should just leave vanilla pepsi alone i mean now that vanilla coke is gone its got no competition.

iluvsurge220
05-17-2006, 02:06 PM
So these are just going to be diet flavors? That really sucks!!!

pepsidew
05-17-2006, 02:13 PM
i dont drink diet soda so this sucks but at the same time we sell alot more diet then regular - at least in the flavored colas - besides wild cherry pepsi the other regulars (lime, vanilla, and twist) dont sell worth a damn. i think its a smart move, maybe if things go well they will come out with regular versions of these.

Ram0n C0keah0lic
05-17-2006, 05:16 PM
Originally posted by CStoreCatMan:
Wait Ramon! I wasn't the spoiler!! The guy who posted those had the same logo as me. Anyways, these are going to be DIET PEPSI flavors...not regular Pepsi. D'oh! It's true! My apologies, I was confused because of the avatar...

Sorry man, I thought you were the one who posted the pictures... I'll edit the post...

[ 05-17-2006, 05:18 PM: Message edited by: Ramón Cokeaholic ]

Doug
05-17-2006, 06:12 PM
So basically a bcv pepsi and a strawberry pepsi? interesting...

PhillySteve
05-17-2006, 08:13 PM
I can't say I blame them for releasing these only as diet. The regular flavors sell well for a while and then drop off so quickly that it's not worth taking up the shelf space. I do think they should keep Vanilla Pepsi though. Ironically, in my area you can find plenty of Pepsi Lime and Twist (even regular Twist) but Diet Vanilla is usually sold out and regular was discontinued. On a side note, our Coke bottler, Abarta, has regular Dr Pepper Berries and Cream but no diet and it doesn't seem to move.

fusion
05-17-2006, 08:44 PM
I saw both reg & diet in Cool Packs when I was in Chester County recently.. produced by Philadelphia Coke for ABARTA.

DJ HawaiianShirt
05-17-2006, 09:53 PM
Why does Pepsi copy every luke-warm idea that Coke puts out? Black cherry Pepsi? C'mon...

Stacey
05-17-2006, 10:50 PM
Vanilla Coke and especially Diet Vanilla Coke are in plenty abundance here in Columbus Ohio. No sign of it going away just yet.

popologist
05-17-2006, 10:59 PM
personally, i don't like a lot of "flavors" poluting my sugary sodas, but... since diets don't usually taste as good, adding flavors probably breaks up the monotony for some people (helps hide that "diet" aftertaste). though, personally, i think some of the "flavors" have aftertastes of their own.

halloaaryn
05-18-2006, 12:50 AM
This whole DIET ONLY crap is a LOAD!

*anger*

I want new Pepsi, dammit!


diet....ppsshhh

[ 05-18-2006, 12:51 AM: Message edited by: halloaaryn ]

popologist
05-18-2006, 06:49 AM
both, coke and pepsi, are focusing on their diet portfolio's because that's the only segment that's growing.

because of health concerns (like diabetes) and weight-consciousness, people are leaving sugary sodas in droves; so, adding new flavors to regular coke and pepsi aren't really going to save them anyway.

the new battleground is diet soda (and juices, waters and sports drinks).

doesn't coke already have more sugar-free versions than regular?

let's count:
coke classic
caffeine free coke
cherry coke
coke with lime
black cherry vanilla coke

diet coke
caffeine free diet coke
diet cherry coke
diet coke with lime
black cherry vanilla diet coke
coke zero

Cokeologist
05-18-2006, 07:53 AM
Originally posted by Doug:
So basically a bcv pepsi and a strawberry pepsi? interesting... No, a bcv DIET pepsi and a strawberry DIET pepsi. Yuk.

popologist
05-18-2006, 08:25 AM
LOL cokeologist! ;)

Doug
05-18-2006, 10:29 AM
Originally posted by fusion:
I saw both reg & diet in Cool Packs when I was in Chester County recently.. produced by Philadelphia Coke for ABARTA. really? where'd you see those?

popologist
05-18-2006, 11:20 AM
what's a "cool pack"? is that a new type of packaging?

wonkapete
05-18-2006, 06:19 PM
They need to try these again..

http://static.flickr.com/45/148951232_8462c83b8c.jpg?v=0

Ram0n C0keah0lic
05-18-2006, 06:53 PM
I wonder how those tasted...

halloaaryn
05-18-2006, 06:54 PM
I would love to try those!!!

XLS_04
05-18-2006, 11:56 PM
It would be nice if they released all the new flavors in regular and diet, instead of just diet...it makes no sense and most die hard diet cola drinkers dont like the diet flavored colas anyways.

CStoreCatMan
05-19-2006, 11:07 AM
The reason they're only bringing these in Diet has already been talked about. Regular CSD's have been declining for several years straight. Diets and non carbs are growing. There is only so much space on the shelf and in the cold vault...the companies have to be more selective on what they bring out. Every time a new item comes out, you risk the chance of losing another on the shelf to make room.

XLS_04
05-20-2006, 01:44 AM
Diet sodas tend to taste too artificially sweet.

[ 05-20-2006, 01:46 AM: Message edited by: XLS_04 ]

popologist
05-20-2006, 07:17 AM
the new cola wars are between the diet drinks AND the sports drink, energy drink and water markets.

i just read an article how that, in the 70's, coffee was the most popular drink in america. in the 80s to present, it has been soda, but, in 15 years, coca-cola says it will be bottled water.