Dr Pepper Launches Petition to Become Texas Official Soft Drink

Sep 20, 2019 ixhnnluq

first_imgDr Pepper chocolate chip ice cream?! Yes, please! Definitely a Texas thing pic.twitter.com/kofG0Lpb12— Abner Valdez (@abnerv24) January 7, 2019More on Geek.com:Watch: Texas Man Finds More Than 30 Rattlesnakes Under ShedThe AI Voices in its Head Told Coca- to Make Sprite CherryCoca-Cola Used Captured Carbon Dioxide to Make Bottled Water Sparkle Stay on target Dr.Pepper is our modern ambrosia ,I am convinced @drpepper found the fountain of youth and immortality in Waco, Texas and decided to mix it into a caramel colored nectar that even the gods of old mythology wouldn’t even comprehend pic.twitter.com/5A4HUh3Dp3— Big Chungus (@Namrefkanye) January 13, 2019 SpaceX’s Starhopper Is Ready for Its Biggest Hop TestWatch: Giant Spider Gobbles Up Bat in Web Outside Texas Home Texas (surprisingly) does not have a state drink, and Dr. Pepper wants to change that.Reps for Dr Pepper are formally petitioning for Texas officials to recognize the soda’s roots in the Lone Star State — Dr Pepper was first concocted in 1885 in Waco, Tex. — by making the beverage the state’s official soft drink.Dr Pepper posted a petition on Change.org on Jan. 14 and is asking people to sign. The petition has more than 1,000 signatures as of this writing.Photo Credit: Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images“Like any Texan, Dr Pepper has only the deepest pride and appreciation for its home state,” the petition read. “Now Dr Pepper is calling on its passionate fans to support its quest to become the first Official Soft Drink of the Lone Star State.”To celebrate Dr Pepper’s mission to become the Official Soft Drink of Texas, the company will debut a collection of special-edition, Texas-inspired bottle labels featuring 15 of the state’s iconic landmarks.“The 20 oz bottles are available for purchase in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Waco, and fans are encouraged to collect them all in honor of the great state of Texas and its beloved beverage brand,” the appeal on Change.org. said.The brand is also urging fans to use the hashtag #DrPepperLovesTX on social media.According to the Texas State Historical Association, Dr Pepper is perhaps the nation’s oldest soft drink. A Waco pharmacist, Charles Aderton, originated Dr Pepper Phos-Ferrates  in 1885 — a year before Coca-Cola was invented.Texans, of course, express their love for Dr Pepper on Twitter.Dr. Pepper is just Texas water. You can’t change my mind.— Legend Of The Wind (@spontaneousman) January 10, 2019last_img

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