Dr Pepper is a famous carbonated soft drink that originated in Waco, Texas. The soft drink was first marketed in 1904 and since then has expanded to several other parts of the world. The drink is now offered in several other flavours as well.
But, who is Dr Pepper owned by?
Who Owns Dr Pepper?
In the US, Dr Pepper is manufactured by Keurig Dr Pepper. The Coca-Cola Company is the manufacturer in Europe and South Korea. PepsiCo manufactures the drink in Canada and Oceania.
Who founded Dr Pepper?
Dr. Pepper was first created by pharmacist Charles Alderton in Waco, Texas in the 1880s. It was first served in 1885 and was first marketed in 1904.
Dr. Pepper is older than Coca-Cola. The drink was introduced 1 year earlier than Coca-Cola. The drink was initially positioned as a new kind of soda pop made with 23 flavours.
Early ads for the drink state the drink as healthy, with “aids digestion and restores vim, vigor, and vitality” often mentioned.