Pepsi, as we know it, is about to change. According to an Economic Times (ET) report, the cola giant announced that its changing its formulation to be less sweet and more fizzy. This move is set to place Pepsi on par with competitors like Coca-Cola and Thums Up, claims the report.
Why does Pepsi taste different?
In fact, a 12 ounce can of Pepsi contains one thing Coke does not—citric acid. In addition, Pepsi also has two more grams of sugar than Coke. These two subtle differences give Pepsi its sweet, citrus-like flavor that people either love or loathe.
Did Diet Pepsi change their formula 2021?
Pepsi is replacing it with another kind of artificial sweetener that is a blend of sucralose (Splenda) and acesulfame potassium. The change comes after extensive research and testing of U.S. diet soda drinkers, the company said.
PepsiCo says theres no safety issue. But the company says it received 18 complaints of a metallic taste, from late February to early April. An investigation found minute particles of iron and chromium in bottles due to a parts failure in the manufacturing process. Other Pepsi products are not affected.
Why Does Diet Pepsi taste different 2020?
As of this week, Diet Pepsi fans may notice something different in the soft drink aisle. Thats because the brand is shifting away from artificial sweetener aspartame, an ingredient thats drawn public concern, in favor of sucralose and acesulfame potassium.
Why does Coke taste better than Pepsi?
In his 2005 book Blink, he confirms that Pepsi has more of a citrus flavour, while coke is characterised by a raisiny-vanilla tang. He also states that the sweeter and more citrusy taste behind Pepsi is why it usually wins in taste tests. This gives is a stronger blast of flavour while Coke is a lot smoother.