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Food & Drink Pepsi Launches Cake-Flavoured 'Christmas Cola' in Japan

20:06  14 november  2017
20:06  14 november  2017 Source:   thedailymeal.com

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Pepsi has plans to launch a seasonal cake - flavored cola in Japan on November 21. Named “ Christmas Cola ,” the beverage is meant to taste like one of the Christmas cakes traditionally served in Japan to celebrate the holiday.

Via Kotaku , the Pepsi Christmas Cola is actually a cake - flavored soft drink. In Japan , one of the annual Christmas traditions is a strawberry sponge cake wrapped in whipped cream.

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Pepsi has plans to launch a seasonal cake-flavoured cola in Japan on November 21. Named 'Christmas Cola,' the beverage is meant to taste like one of the Christmas cakes traditionally served in Japan to celebrate the holiday. 

The beverage will evoke the taste of a Yuletide sponge cake covered with whipped cream and filled with strawberries. Asian internet culture website Kotaku helpfully translated the Pepsi Japan press release, which explains the beverage’s flavour: 'There’s a sweet and tart strawberry aroma in a white cola, evoking the creamy holiday sweets.'

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Palace’s Next adidas Originals Pays Tribute to Germany. Pepsi Is Launching a Cake - Flavored Soda in Japan . By Jonathan Sawyer in Food & Drinks. Pepsi ’s “ Christmas Cola ” is set to go on sale in Japan November 21.

To jump start this winter season, Pepsi came out with a new cake - flavored soda that we're anxious to try. It is being launched in Japan and they're calling it Pepsi Christmas Cola . But what does cake have to do with Christmas ?

Pepsi Launches Cake-Flavored 'Christmas Cola' in Japan © Suntory Food International Co., Ltd. Pepsi Launches Cake-Flavored 'Christmas Cola' in Japan

Keeping in theme with the holiday, the Christmas Cola bottle will be decorated with snowflakes, wreaths, bows, and Santa hats. Looks like Starbucks and McDonald’s aren’t the only ones with holiday-cheer packaging. Christmas Cola is just one of the many festive holiday drinks we’d like to try this season. Anyone up for a quick jaunt to Japan?

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