Pepsi Throwback will contain real sugar

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"A response to the Corn Refiners Association's "Sweet Surprise" ad campaign."


Perhaps you've seen the recent televised propaganda commercials from the high fructose corn syrup lobby (aka the Corn Refiners Association). It turns out they might have reason to be nervous. In addition to the bad rap they've gotten in works like Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma, they now have to face the possibility of a pro-sugar marketing blitz.

From Serious Eats -

"Starting April 20, Pepsi will sell cans of Pepsi Throwback and Mountain Dew Throwback, which will be made with real sugar instead of HFCS."

After the jump is a YouTube parody of the HFCS ad.

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