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Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« on: July 30, 2021, 05:25:27 PM »
In glass bottles and made with cane sugar.  Yes!

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2021, 05:39:44 PM »
Real sugar. No artificial sweeteners, I read an article many years ago saying coke tried but the Mexican market refused to buy the product.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2021, 05:42:47 PM »
Real sugar. No artificial sweeteners, I read an article many years ago saying coke tried but the Mexican market refused to buy the product.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2021, 07:07:03 PM »
Itís not cut with baby laxative

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2021, 07:24:48 PM »
There are many different coke formulas and tastes depending on which country itís sold to. If youíre ever at the world of coke in Atlanta be sure to sample all the different ďcoca-colasĒ there are.

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2021, 08:18:49 PM »
The Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta is really good. Or it used to be.
Back in the day when I used to fly an old C47 hauling Mexican freight ( I was known as Juan-Ted in those days) I would enjoy a little refreshing Mexican coke.

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2021, 08:31:43 PM »
Mexican Coke is what Coke used to be before NEW COKE where they replaced cane sugar with corn syrup back in the Ď80s. For whatever reason they wanted to make it closer to Pepsi which was sweeter at the time. It was a flop because Coke drinkers preferred the dryer taste. A few years later Coke modified new Coke with some cane sugar but it was never the same.

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2021, 09:16:01 PM »
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2021, 05:39:09 PM »
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2021, 06:55:07 PM »
Mexican Coke is what Coke used to be before NEW COKE where they replaced cane sugar with corn syrup back in the Ď80s. For whatever reason they wanted to make it closer to Pepsi which was sweeter at the time. It was a flop because Coke drinkers preferred the dryer taste. A few years later Coke modified new Coke with some cane sugar but it was never the same.

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Do you have references for your claims?  Just asking because my wife worked for Coke in the 80s, and she said they pulled New Coke and stayed with the previous formula. 
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2021, 02:28:57 PM »
My roomate in Atlanta also worked for Coke and he brought home samples of the "New Coke". We both thought it awful and a bad idea. Coke didn't listen to him. Later New Coke was dropped and replaced with Classic Coke.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2021, 05:23:17 PM »
Do you have references for your claims?  Just asking because my wife worked for Coke in the 80s, and she said they pulled New Coke and stayed with the previous formula.

No references, just remembering history. Kent says the same thing. I think if you check the ingrediants today it will say cane sugar and corn syrup. I have some Mexican Coke here now that I offer to guests. I drink soft drinks but only occaisionally these days.

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2021, 06:33:11 PM »
No references, just remembering history. Kent says the same thing. I think if you check the ingrediants today it will say cane sugar and corn syrup. I have some Mexican Coke here now that I offer to guests. I drink soft drinks but only occaisionally these days.

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I remember back in the 80s that there was a movement of people who believed their heart flutters were coming from caffeine and cane sugar.  I even knew some people who would carry powdered fructose because it didn't give them the symptoms.

It looks like the food industry switched to high fructose corn syrup to reduce costs and increase profits and sold it as a healthier alternative. 

When my wife left Coke and the free supply of sodas, I pretty much stopped consumption. 
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2021, 06:49:41 PM »
Itís not cut with baby laxative

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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2021, 06:51:56 PM »
The Mexican stuff is illegal alien Coke. Released without testing  :thumb:
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2021, 06:55:37 PM »
The Mexican stuff is illegal alien Coke. Released without testing  :thumb:

At the price the stores charge for the stuff, it has to be illegal.   :grin:
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2021, 02:53:15 PM »
I had a coke the other day and the label says it is the original formula. Except for the high fructose corn syrup.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2021, 03:23:55 PM »
We found Mexican Sprite to be much better than the USAís several years ago.
Bottles and cane sugar we were told.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2021, 08:45:04 PM »
I had a coke the other day and the label says it is the original formula. Except for the high fructose corn syrup.

I thought the original formula had coca leave extract in it. 
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2021, 09:00:35 PM »
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It appears the Mexican Coca Cola we are getting here is unique to our market , the stuff sold in Mexico is the same corn syrup based junk sold here . Weird huh ?

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Most of the "Mexican" places here Cokes list sugar cane instead of corn syrup. Seems better.
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Re: Why does Mexican Coke taste better than American Coke?
« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2021, 07:37:52 AM »
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My local deli carries the cane sugar Coke. To me it's less syrupy, crisper and better tasting. Then there's the fact that while cane sugar is still a major calorie hit, it's more readily metabolized than HFCS.
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