7 Up is a brand of lemon-lime flavoured, non-caffeinated soft drink. The rights to the brand are held by Dr Pepper Snapple Group in the United States, and PepsiCo (or its licensees) in the rest of the world. The U.S. version of the 7 Up logo includes a red spot between the '7' and 'Up'; this red spot has been animated and used as a mascot for the brand as Cool Spot.
Appletiser is a sparkling soft drink originating in Elgin, South Africa, and the brand is owned by SAB Miller. Appletiser’s head office is in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is manufactured and distributed by Coca-Cola in other places like the UK.
Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines throughout the world. It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke (a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company in the United States since March 27, 1944). Originally intended as a patent medicine when it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton, Coca-Cola was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coke to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century.
Coca-Cola Zero or Coke Zero is a product of The Coca-Cola Company. It is a low-calorie (0.50 kilocalories per 150ml) variation of Coca-Cola specifically marketed to men, who were shown to associate diet drinks with women. It is marketed as tasting indistinguishable from standard Coca-Cola, as opposed to Diet Coke which has a different formulation.
Diet Coke, called Coca-Cola Light in some countries, is a sugar-free soft drink produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company. It was first introduced in the United States on August 9, 1982, as the first new brand since 1886 to use the Coca-Cola trademark. The product quickly overtook the soft drink Tab in sales.
Diet Pepsi is a no-calorie carbonated cola soft drink produced by PepsiCo, introduced in 1964 as a variant of Pepsi-Cola with no sugar. First test marketed in 1963 under the name Patio Diet Cola, it was re-branded as Diet Pepsi the following year, becoming the first diet cola to be distributed on a national scale in the United States.
Grapetiser is a sparkling soft drink originating in Elgin, South Africa, and the brand is owned by SAB Miller. Appletiser’s head office is in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is manufactured and distributed by Coca-Cola in other places like the UK.
Iron Brew is a caramel-coloured carbonated soft drink sold in South Africa. It has been sold by Coca-Cola since 1975, and is currently marketed as part of the Sparletta range. They describe the flavour as "rosy vanilla, fruity". A number of other manufacturers also offer Iron Brew soft drinks.
Mountain Dew (stylized as Mtn Dew in the United States) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo. The original formula was invented in 1940 by Tennessee beverage bottlers Barney and Ally Hartman and was first marketed in Marion, Virginia; Knoxville, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee with the slogan "Ya-Hoo! Mountain Dew. It'll tickle yore innards." A revised formula was created by Bill Bridgforth in 1958. The Mountain Dew brand and production rights were acquired by the Pepsi-Cola company in 1964, at which point distribution expanded more widely across the United States and Canada.
Pepsi (stylized in lowercase as pepsi, formerly stylized in uppercase as PEPSI) is a carbonated soft drink that is produced and manufactured by PepsiCo. Created and developed in 1893 and introduced as Brad's Drink, it was renamed as Pepsi-Cola on August 28, 1898, then to Pepsi in 1961.
Sparletta is a range of soft drink products manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company in South Africa and Zimbabwe since 1955. It is distributed in South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, Botswana and Tanzania
Sprite is a colourless, lemon-lime flavoured, caffeine-free soft drink, created by the Coca-Cola Company. It was introduced in the United States in 1961. This was Coke's response to the popularity of 7 Up. It comes in a primarily silver, green, and blue can or a green transparent bottle with a primarily green and blue label.
Tab, stylized as TaB, is a diet cola soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company, first introduced in 1963, and was created by Coca-Cola after the successful sales and marketing of Diet Rite cola, owned by The Royal Crown Company; previously, Diet Rite had been the only sugarless soda on the market. Tab was "marketed to consumers who want to keep 'tabs' on their weight."