It’s hard to imagine now, but at the beginning of their lives your favourite drinks were born nameless. So, how did their inventors come up with the titles that now roll off our tongues? We investigate, drink by drink…
And with that, Robinson also designed the logo. His elaborate Spencerian script was very of the moment, and it remains one of the most recognisable trademarks in the world.
Charles Alderton, a pharmacist, created Dr Pepper in 1885. He worked at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas, which was owned by Wade Morrison, and it’s thought that Morrison named the drink after his previous employer, Dr Charles Pepper.
The Schweppes story started in Geneva in 1783 when Johann Jacob Schweppe discovered a way of bottling bubbles (producing carbonated water) on a grand scale. The Schweppes brand arrived in Britain in 1792, when the first factory opened in Drury Lane, London. The famous advertising tagline ‘Schhh… Schweppes’ was created to evoke the sound of the gas escaping as a bottle is opened.
After years of innovation to refine its taste, this drink launched in Ireland and Northern Ireland in 2006. It has the same great taste as
A focus group chose this snappy name for the lemon and lime-flavoured drink. Happily,
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