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3292
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In 1893, Caleb Bradham opened a drugstore in New Bern, where he concocted soft drinks. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898 it became Pepsi Cola. Although Bradham made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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Journal of the New Bern Historical Society (NoCar F 264 N5 J66), Vol. 4 Issue 1, May 1991, p32-39, por, bibl
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3682
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Druggist Caleb Bradham concocted soft drinks at his New Bern store. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898, it became Pepsi Cola. Although he made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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5457
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The soft drink industry has a long history in North Carolina. The state is the birthplace of Pepsi, 104 years ago, and Cheerwine, 85 years ago. The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has been here for 100 years. Rafferty examines this industry, which in 1997, created over 50,000 jobs, and generated $4.5 billion in sales and $7.3 million in taxes and charitable donations.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 10, Oct 2002, p46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, il
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22246
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Pepsi Cola is a North Carolina classic. Concocted by druggist Caleb Bradham in 1893 in New Bern, the soft drink has become one of America's enduring symbols. Mims recounts its history.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 3, Aug 2014, p80-84, 86, 88, 90 Periodical Website
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8285
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In 1893, Caleb Bradham opened a drugstore in New Bern, where he concocted soft drinks. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898 it became Pepsi Cola. Although Bradham made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p9, il, por