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Diet Pepsi Announce Return Of Deadly Aspartame

Published on June 28, 2016 by   ·   No Comments

Diet pepsi announces return of Aspartame in their drinks

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Diet Pepsi have decided to reintroduce the poisonous chemical aspartame back into their drinks claiming that they can no longer afford to use healthier alternatives. 

PepsiCo suffered a sales plummet following a reformulation of its drink last summer which removed the controversial sugar alternative.

Ap.org reports:

PepsiCo says it will offer “Diet Pepsi Classic Sweetener Blend” made with aspartame starting in September, in 12-ounce cans, 2-liter bottles and 20-ounce bottles. The move is intended to appease fans who don’t like the taste of the reformulated drink, which is made with the artificial sweetener sucralose.

But PepsiCo Inc. said Diet Pepsi made with sucralose, commonly known by the brand name Splenda, will remain its primary diet soda offering. Those cans will be silver, while the “classic” Diet Pepsi with aspartame will be come in light blue packaging.

When PepsiCo removed aspartame from Diet Pepsi in August, it said the change was the No. 1 request by customers. Industry executives have blamed the declining sale of diet sodas on concerns people have about the ingredient. Several years ago, Coca-Cola Co. tested ads in select newspapers defending the safety of the sweetener.

PepsiCo’s replacement of the sweetener from Diet Pepsi tested the theory that it was to blame for fleeing customers, but the plan seems to have backfired.

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