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Caleb Bradham

Date: 1900 | Identifier: 1136.10.b
Photo of Caleb Bradham, pharmacist and founder of Pepsi-Cola. In 1893, Caleb Bradham experimented with a blend of carbonated water, sugar, pepsin, kola nut extract, vanilla, and "rare oils," inventing a concoction known as "Brad's Drink," later renaming it "Pepsi-Cola." Date approximated. more...