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Whiteway's Peardrax

Type soft drink
Manufacturer Pepsi-Cola Trinidad Bottling Company[1] (part of PepsiAmericas Carribbean Operations[2])
Country of Origin United Kingdom
Introduced unknown
Discontinued 1988 (UK)
Flavour pear
Related products Cydrax

Whiteway's Peardrax is a pear-flavoured fizzy soft drink popular in Trinidad. It originated in the United Kingdom, and was first manufactured by Whiteway's, a now-defunct cider company founded in Whimple during the 19th century. As of 2007 it is bottled and distributed only by Pepsi-Cola Trinidad Bottling Company, under license since 2004 from Gaymer Cider Company.[1] A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... A bottling company is a commercial enterprise whose output is the bottling of beverages for distribution and sale. ... PepsiAmericas, Inc. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... Look up Trinidad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Whimple is a village in East Devon. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Gaymer Cider Company produces and markets Cider. ...


It was especially popular among some British children during the 1960s and 1970s, though not by all: Victor Lewis-Smith recalls it as "a foul, resinous, cloying, sweet beverage" without even the "saving grace" of inducing drunkenness.[1] It vanished from UK shelves in 1988, suffering from plummeting sales.[1] Victor Lewis-Smith (born probably 1961 but possibly earlier) is a British satirist, producer, critic and prankster. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sales of the beverage continued in Trinidad and Tobago to the point that "Trinidadians and Tobagonians now see the drink as a defining part of the culture of their twin-island republic."[1]


Nutritional facts per 250ml


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References

  1. ^ a b c d e Vanished UK drink is toast of Caribbean, an April 2007 article from the BBC website
  2. ^ Form 10-K for 3 January 2004

 
 

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