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Stewart's Black Cherry Wishniak is an old-fashioned soda that has a genuine black cherry flavour. Its rich, sweet, dark and delicious. Black Cherry Wishniak originated in Europe and has become an American tradition.
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Jelly Belly Jelly Beans - The World's Most Famous Jelly Bean When it comes to jelly beans no company has more knowledge, more expertise and more skill than Jelly Belly. That's why they are the best loved jelly beans in the world today. The Jelly Belly company began life way back in 1869 when two German brothers, Gustav and Albert Goelitz, moved to America and bought an ice cream and candy store in Belleville, Illinois. Over the last 150+ years that company has grown into the one we know today. The...
Just Born's Hot Tamales Hot Tamales are one of the most famous American sweets there are. You're probably aware of the name even if you're not sure what they are or you've never had any. So to clear it up, Hot Tamales are individual bite-sized chewy candy with cinnamon flavouring that provides a unique warmth when you pop them in your mouth. Just Born have increased the range to include flavours with increasing levels of heat, including Hot Tamales Fire and Hot Tamales 3 Alarm. You will not have...
Wonka CandyWonka candy was made famous in Roald Dahl's brilliant book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Created at Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, it came in many amazing forms, some of which have now been recreated for your enjoyment! Why not give the Everlasting Gobstoppers a go for example?Then there are candies that didn't appear in the book (or subsequent films) but really SHOULD have - like Nerds, Runts, Laffy Taffy, Bottle Caps and Sweetarts!Today's Willy Wonka has something for everyone!
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Looking for a slightly more decadent taste experience than that offered by original Pretzel Flipz? Then give these Pretzel Flipz Dark Chocolate a try...the same combination of sweet and salty but with a whole lot more sweetness and a hint of bitterness. Delicious!
Pop Secret - Bringing Movies & Popcorn Together Pop Secret, manufacturers of fantastically flavoured pop corn, have a firm mission - to bring people together to watch movies and enjoy pop corn. They have hung their hat firmly on the stand that says pop corn is for watching movies and sharing with friends and relatives. Couldn't agree more! Butter flavoured pop corn is their thing and they've created quite a range so there's something for everyone. We've got a few of them, but which ones would you...
The M&M PhenomenonThere can be no doubt that M&Ms have become something of a cultural icon. From the standard milk chocolate version to the peanut version we know here in the UK, M&Ms are enjoyed by thousands, if not millions. In America, though, they've put so many twists on the orginal M&M it's hard to keep up!Pretzel, Peanut Butter, Birthday Cake, Dark Chocolate and Dark mint - all come from the USA and all are delicious! No doubt we'll find more soon too!
The undisputed champion of the cheese puffs world, Cheetos Puffs are America's biggest selling product of their type! Grab yourself a bag today and immerse yourself into the cheesiest experience you'll ever know! Please Note: Due to the time it takes to ship products from the USA, this product may be close to or slightly past its best taste date. In our experience, this has never impaired the flavour or the snack in any way.
When Hostess went out of business we all mourned. The end of the humble yet delicious Twinkie was upon us. But like a pheonix, Hostess has risen from the flames and Twinkies have returned! Not only that, we're keeping the price at less than a tenner for TEN of these delicious sponge cakes filled with vanilla cream. Less than a quid a Twinkie! Grab a box...you know you want to...
OREO - America's Best Selling Cookie Nabisco invented the OREO cookie in 1912 in New York City. The factory was located on Ninth Avenue and, should you visit NYC yourself, you can visit that block which is now known as Oreo Way! OREO is by far the best selling cookie in the US and comes in a huge number of variations, many of which we get here at American Soda as soon as we can. The OREO brand is now a name known worldwide and has become synonymous with creme-filled sandwich cookies. OREO Fun Facts...
Gluten Free & Versatile Those looking for a gluten free cereal need look no further than Corn Chex. Not only does it make for a delicious cereal but it can be used in recipes to make fantastic gluten free foods too! Included on the back of the box are three 15 minute recipes you can try (and there's one on the side too!). Not just healthy, versatile too!
Kellogg's - THE Name in Breakfast Cereal Everyoby knows the Kellogg's name but we're willing to bet hardly anybody knows EVERY Kellogg's breakfast cereal there is! The Kellogg's range is HUGE, with various cereals only available in certain countries. Well, we're here to make sure you get the American ones at least! From Cinnabon through Froot Loops to Apple Jacks, Kellogg's have something for everyone!
Orville Redenbacher doesn't sound like a real name or person, does it? But he was! A man of many talents, Orville not only started his own popcorn company (later sold and now, still bearing his name, owned by ConAgra Foods) but also founded a Popcorn Festival in Indiana and starred in TV commercials for his popcorn, as well as on other TV shows. He died of heart attack in 1995.
Double the chocolate for double the fun! Crispy chocolate biscuit filled with creamy chocolate filling and featuring a cute panda playing sports. Japanese quirkiness at its delicious best!
The Cap'n has added colourful, fruit flavoured berry shapes to his sweetened corn and oat cereal to create a delicious, nutritious breakfast cereal you'll be happy to give to your children (and treat yourself to as well!) every morning. Add a box to your basket and sail the high seas with Cap'n Crunch's Crunch Berries! Stock Dated 15th June 2014
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
General Mills - A Multitude of Breakfast Brands General Mills are one of the largest food manufacturers in the States so as you would expect they have a great interest in the breakfast cereal market. The range of brands they produce includes Trix, Lucky Charms, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and many, many more! Why not try them all and see which is your favourite!
Kellogg's - THE Name in Breakfast Cereal Everyoby knows the Kellogg's name but we're willing to bet hardly anybody knows EVERY Kellogg's breakfast cereal there is! The Kellogg's range is HUGE, with various cereals only available in certain countries. Well, we're here to make sure you get the American ones at least! From Cinnabon through Froot Loops to Apple Jacks, Kellogg's have something for everyone!
Reese's Fun Facts Reese's have been combining delicious chocolate with smooth (and crunchy!) peanut butter for a very long time. Here's some fun and interesting facts about the peanut butter kings! In 2013 Reese's celebrated their 85th birthday! Every year Reese's make enough Peanut Butter Cups to feed one to every single person in the US, Europe, Africa, China, India, Australia AND Japan! There is an official "I Love Reese's" day every year - May 18th! Astronaut Alan Shepard travelled to the moon...
Aunt Jemima - 120 Years in the Making In 1889 two gentlemen by the name of Chris Rutt and Charles Underwood developed the first ready mix, Aunt Jemima. The name came from a vaudeville song by Billy Kersand called "Old Aunt Jemima" A year later, RT Davis bought the struggling Aunt Jemima Manufacturing Company and brought Aunt Jemima to life by hiring Nancy Green as spokeswoman. Nancy played the part for over 30 years before her death in 1923. In 1933 Quaker Oats, who acquired Aunt Jemima Mills and...
Puffs of cloudy cotton candy in a bag, brought to you by Tootsie Roll Industries! No more do you have to wait for the fair to come to town, you can enjoy sweet cotton candy RIGHT NOW in the comfort of your own home thanks to Fluffy Stuff Cotton Candy. This product is Gluten free
The original and many would say still the best chocolate covered pretzel on the market. Pretzel Flipz are freshly baked in a brick oven before being lovingly coated in delicious milk chocolate. The combination of sweet and salty is a pleasure indeed!
Did You Know The J.M. Smucker Company as we know it today actually began life as a cider company. Ohio resident Jerome Monroe Smucker opened a mill in 1897 to press cider from the fruit of trees planted by American icon John Chapman, or "Johnny Appleseed" as he is probably better known! Smucker prgressed from cider to cider apple butter and, over time, the Smucker name came to be associated with quality fruit products, first in the Ohio region and then nationally across America. Today, Smucker's...
Jell-O - THE Name in Desserts Kraft Foods Jell-O brand is as well known as any when it comes to jelly, puddings and pie fillings. In fact, when Americans talk about gelatin desserts these days they just say "Jell-O". The brand has become synonymous with the dessert! Here at American Soda we're fans of both the gelatin dessert (known as Jell-O from now on!) and pudding and pie fillings. Jell-O Shots One of the most popular uses of Jell-O is to make Jell-O shots, an alcoholic dessert commonly made...
Aunt Jemima - 120 Years in the Making In 1889 two gentlemen by the name of Chris Rutt and Charles Underwood developed the first ready mix, Aunt Jemima. The name came from a vaudeville song by Billy Kersand called "Old Aunt Jemima" A year later, RT Davis bought the struggling Aunt Jemima Manufacturing Company and brought Aunt Jemima to life by hiring Nancy Green as spokeswoman. Nancy played the part for over 30 years before her death in 1923. In 1933 Quaker Oats, who acquired Aunt Jemima Mills and...
Sioux City sodas are produced by one of America's oldest soda companies, White Rock. The Sioux City brand was introduced in 1987 and is billed as a premium soda. Packaged in distinctive amber or flint bottles with bright labelling, White Rock say: When you’re ready to belly up to the bar, reach for a thirst-quenching Sioux City. Dimensions: 20.5 x 6.3 x 6.3cm NUTRITIONAL FACTS INGREDIENTS Amount Per Serving 1 Bottle % Daily Value* Purified Carbonated Water Pure Cane Sugar Caramel Colour...
Practice Safe Breath Dentyne are on a mission to keep the breath of people everywhere as fresh as it can possibly be with their range of chewing gum and mints. Having tried them, we reckon they'll succeed in that mission. The blast of minty freshness when you try Dentyne is unbelievable. It tastes great too! Check out the Video tab too, it's very good!
Did You Know Sour Punch, from the American Licorice Company, exploded onto the candy scene in the 1990s and has gone from strength to strength ever since. The range has expanded to encompass many flavours, most of which we've managed to bring over from the States for you to enjoy here in the UK and Europe! Sour Punch sponsored LiveWire in 2012, a DJ Battle at the University of Illinois eventually won by DJ MistaHAN. You can check out the promo video of the event on our Video tab!
Jelly Belly are famous for their weird and wonderfully flavoured jelly beans and other candy, and they've now branched out into gourmet soda with more fantastic flavours! This blueberry one is very distinct and WILL remind you of a jelly bean type flavour. Give it a try!
The History of Hershey's Chocolate The Hershey Company, producers of perhaps the most famous chocolate in America, began life in Pennsylvania in 1894 when Milton S. Hershey decided to add chocolate to the caramels he already produced. Basing his company in the Derry township near where he was born, the first Hershey's chocolate bar is produced in 1900 using milk from nearby dairy farms. By 1905 he was producing the unmistakable Hershey's milk chocolate in bulk. Hershey's most famous product, Hershey...
Hawaiian Punch is a brand of fruit punch drinks (containing 5% fruit juice). It was created in 1934 by A.W. Leo, Tom Yates, Ralph Harrison as an ice cream topping; customers later discovered that it made an appealing drink when mixed with water.
Mix things up. Minute Maid Fruit Punch combines a number of delectable fruit flavours together in a refreshing, delicious blend that's made with real fruit juice. Fruit punch never tasted so good!
Taste of Nature - Cookie Dough Deliciousness! Taste of Nature, founded in 1992, creates fun and innovative candy and snacks that are becoming more and more popular throughout America. Their most highly regarded products are Cookie Dough Bites and we're delighted to be able to bring them over here to the UK and Europe for you all to enjoy!
Sweet and tangy taffy candy from the good people at the Ferrara Candy Company, Now and Later are individually wrapped pieces of fruit flavoured candy that come in packs of six. Seriously strong flavour, a great taste and perfect for handing out to the kids in limited numbers! This product is Gluten Free.
Blair's Death Sauces are seriously hot sauces...but for those with a more delicate stomach, you can enjoy them too, thanks to Blair's Golden Death Sauce. On their "Heat Meter" it ranks a lowly 3 out of 10 and boasts Scotch Bonnet Pepper and chipotle for a hint of heat. Oh, and every bottle comes with a collectible Blair's skull keyring!
Quaker - "Good quality and honest value" Quaker Oats was brought into being in 1877, over 130 years ago, by Henry Seymour and William Heston. Both state that they chose the name Quaker as it represented good quality and honest value. The Quaker logo - "a figure of a man in 'Quaker garb" - is now instantly recognisable worldwide. They've been making their famous porridge oats ever since and have expanded their range to include a host of other delicious breakfast options. From the original porridge...
Why choose Jiffy Pop Popcorn? Well aside from the delicious buttery taste, it's so convenient! It comes with its own self contained pan that you just put on the stove and watch it grow as the corn pops. Minutes later, you've got a massive bowl of tasty popcorn, ready to sit down and watch a movie with (sharing optional!).
Are Twizzlers the oldest licorice brand in the world? Probably not, but they DO date all the way back to 1845 when they were introduced by Young & Smylie. Today Twizzlers are produced by Hershey's and come in a range of flavours, as you'll see here at American Soda. In 1998 Twizzlers entered the Guinness Book of World Records. The Y&S Candy Plant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania created the longest licorice ever, measuring 1,200 feet and weighing 100 pounds! Dimensions: 19.5cm x 4.5cm x 1cm NUTRITIONAL...
Reese's Fun Facts Reese's have been combining delicious chocolate with smooth (and crunchy!) peanut butter for a very long time. Here's some fun and interesting facts about the peanut butter kings! In 2013 Reese's celebrated their 85th birthday! Every year Reese's make enough Peanut Butter Cups to feed one to every single person in the US, Europe, Africa, China, India, Australia AND Japan! There is an official "I Love Reese's" day every year - May 18th! Astronaut Alan Shepard travelled to the moon...
Jell-O - THE Name in Desserts Kraft Foods Jell-O brand is as well known as any when it comes to jelly, puddings and pie fillings. In fact, when Americans talk about gelatin desserts these days they just say "Jell-O". The brand has become synonymous with the dessert! Here at American Soda we're fans of both the gelatin dessert (known as Jell-O from now on!) and pudding and pie fillings. Jell-O Shots One of the most popular uses of Jell-O is to make Jell-O shots, an alcoholic dessert commonly made...
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Since their introduction in 1912, Life Savers have become an iconic American brand across non-chocolate candy and mints due to their great tasting flavours and candy with the hole shape. In Life Savers Gummies you have soft, chewy candy with the same great flavours! This product is Gluten Free.
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Since their introduction in 1912, Life Savers have become an iconic American brand across non-chocolate candy and mints due to their great tasting flavours and candy with the hole shape. Sound familiar? To UK residents they sound a lot like our own favourites, Polo Mints! Of course, these being American, you're getting way more flavours, way more taste and a way better experience! This product is Gluten free
One of America's top-selling snacks, Cheetos Crunchy are a fantastically cheesy experience with a satisfying crunch in every bite. Very, very more-ish - you have been warned! Now in a bigger bag! Please Note: Due to the time it takes to ship products from the USA, this product may be close to or slightly past its best taste date. In our experience, this has never impaired the flavour or the snack in any way.
Dad's Old Fashioned root beer was once the premier and most popular root beer in America. Today...it's still second favourite and only because A&W root beer has the backing of a major corporation! It's one of the best root beers out there and you can enjoy it right now thanks to American Soda. Pick up a pack today!
Tootsie Roll Industries have been producing Frooties since the 1970s. They are one of America's few remaining homemade penny candies, a fact which Tootsie are very and rightly proud of. Soft and chewy candy in individually wrapped bite-sized pieces, Frooties are fantastic snacking material! The range of flavours available is truly massive...with some surprising ones too. Check out the range at American Soda! This product is Gluten Free.
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Jelly Belly Jelly Beans - The World's Most Famous Jelly Bean When it comes to jelly beans no company has more knowledge, more expertise and more skill than Jelly Belly. That's why they are the best loved jelly beans in the world today. The company has extended well beyond jelly beans though. Like these Chocolate Dutch mints, which make great wedding or party favours to give to guests! As well as Jelly Beans in what seems like a thousand different flavours, they also produce gourmet soda in almost...
Raspberry and lemons combine to create Crystal Light Raspberry Lemonade, a delightful powdered drink from those in the know. It's the perfect alternative to diet sodas and other diet drinks, containing virtually no fat whatsoever!
AriZona is the Number One iced tea in American - and with good reason. They use 100% natural ingredients, no artificial flavours, no artificial colours and no preservatives. You're getting the best iced tea drink on the market. So why shop around? Buy yours now. Dimensions: 21cm x 8cm x 8cm Ingredients: NUTRITION FACTS Serving Size 8 fl. Oz. (240ml) Servings Per Container 2 Amount Per Serving Calories 70 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol...
The range of Pretzel Flipz used to be a Nestlé brand but is now owned by the DeMet's Candy Company. DeMet's have introduced a number of new flavours to add to the original milk chocolate covered salted pretzels. We're huge fans of all of them, though the original remains a favourite!
Mott's Since 1842 Founded in 1842 by Samuel R. Mott in Bouckville, New York, Mott's produced cider and vinegar until 1930 when their now iconic apple sauce was introduced. Mott's Original Applesauce is now hugely popular across the States where it's consumed as a snack food, as well as used as an ingredient. Obviously over here in the UK, we'd have it on the side of a roast pork dinner and Mott's is perfectly good for that too! Mott's is low in saturated fat, free from cholesterol and sodium and...
Did You Know IBC stands for Independent Breweries Company, the people behind IBC sodas. IBC launched their root beer in 1919 with it's own secret recipe. Cream soda and this lovely Black Cherry soda soon followed. The IBC trademark has done the rounds, being owned by several companies before finally being snapped up by Seven Up, before they in turn were snapped up by Dr Pepper and is now owned by Cadbury Schweppes which is owned by Dr Pepper/Seven Up Company!! Phew! What's important though, is that...
Gatorade - Where It Came FromIn 1965 the assistant coach of the University of Florida's football team sat down with a team of physicians to try and figure out why so many of his players were affected by the heat.Those physicians discovered that the loss of fluids and electrolytes through sweat was the cause.They immediately set about coming up with a solution and formulated scientifically balanced carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage designed to replace both fluids and electrolytes. They dubbed it ...
One of America's top-selling snacks, Cheetos Crunchy are a fantastically cheesy experience with a satisfying crunch in every bite. Very, very more-ish - you have been warned! Please Note: Due to the time it takes to ship products from the USA, this product may be close to or slightly past its best taste date. In our experience, this has never impaired the flavour or the snack in any way.
Taste of Nature - Cookie Dough Deliciousness! Taste of Nature, founded in 1992, creates fun and innovative candy and snacks that are becoming more and more popular throughout America. Their most highly regarded products are Cookie Dough Bites and we're delighted to be able to bring them over here to the UK and Europe for you all to enjoy!
The History of Hershey's Chocolate The Hershey Company, producers of perhaps the most famous chocolate in America, began life in Pennsylvania in 1894 when Milton S. Hershey decided to add chocolate to the caramels he already produced. Basing his company in the Derry township near where he was born, the first Hershey's chocolate bar is produced in 1900 using milk from nearby dairy farms. By 1905 he was producing the unmistakable Hershey's milk chocolate in bulk. Hershey's most famous product, Hershey...
Wrigley's the name is synonymous with chewing gum the world over. They've been in business since 1891 and today operates in over 40 countries and distributes to 180+. The US company has 16 brands in its home country, many of which you will know, like Extra, Juicy Fruit and Hubba Bubba. Others, like Big Red and Altoids you might not - so it's a good job we're here to bring them to you!
General Mills - A Multitude of Breakfast Brands General Mills are one of the largest food manufacturers in the States so as you would expect they have a great interest in the breakfast cereal market. The range of brands they produce includes Trix, Lucky Charms, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and many, many more! Why not try them all and see which is your favourite!
Holiday Egg Nog Punch RecipeIngredients2 Quarts of Borden Premium Egg Nog (chilled)12 ounces of orange juice concentrate1 cup of cold waterOrange SherbertMethodCombine all the ingredients in a large pitcher or jug except for the sherbert. Mix it well and chill in the fridge for an hour.When ready to serve, pour into a punch bowl and top with scoops of the orange sherbert. Easy!Feeling very festive? Add your favourite alcoholic beverage to the first stage!
Did You Know Nabisco is a huge brand, making cookies and snacks for the American market but the name itself is actually a shortening from their original name - the National Biscuit Company! Up until 2012 they were owned by super-company Kraft Foods, but are now owned by Mondelez International. The Nabisco range of foods includes Chips Ahoy!, Oreos, Teddy Grahams and many, many more!
Chelsea Milling Company - Home of Jiffy Mixes Jiffy mixes are produced by the Chelsea Milling Company, based in Chelsea, Michigan. It's a family run company that's been in the milling business since the early 1800s and has called CHelsea home for 120 years! What's so special about the Chelsea Milling Company - and Jiffy Mixes in turn - is that they are a complete manufacturer. They store their own wheat, mill it to flour and then use their own flour for their mixes. It's a process that ensures only...
Candy Crush Saga - The PhenomenonWhen the Candy Crush Saga game from King.COM Ltd hit smartphones and Facebook a phenomenon was born.The craze reached millions as they became addicted to clearing the screen of cute, colourful candies in a quest for more and more points.And now here they are in REAL candy form, all thanks to Healthy Food Brands!You get to enjoy Fruit Gummies, Sour Fruit Gummies, Color Bombs and Jelly Fish - all candies from the game - while you play!
In 1993 the idea was born of putting protein into muffins. Former American Gladiator Cyclone and his friend decided it would be a great idea and proceeded to use their fitness backgrounds and knowledge of healthy baking to create Lenny & Larry's high protein muffins, cookies and other baked goods. Over the last 15+ years, they've grown their business to be a success and now include muffins in their range, still retaining the all-natural, high protein base on which they have built the good reputation...
Fritos - corn chips since 1930 Fritos were invented in the 1930s by Elmer Doolin (who later invented Cheetos!). He was, legend has it, obsessed with making a corn snack that wouldn't go stale too quickly. He found a local man who deep-fried corn snacks made from an extrusion of masa, bought the recipe from him and perfected it in his own kitchen with help from his mother! Fritos hit the market in 1932 and have become a firm favourite with Americans ever since. Please Note: Due to the time it takes...
Mother Shucker's award winning cocktail sauce is a superb addition to any larder. It's all natural, fat free and gluten free and it tastes AWESOME! Made to a secret recipe at The Oyster Bar-Columbia in South Carolina, Mother Shucker's tastes great on oysters, shrimp, scallops, crawfish and more - proper Southern cooking, folks!
In 1972 the triumvirate of Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden, and Arnold Greenberg created the Unadulterated Fruit Company and began selling Snapple drinks to health shops in New York City. The company grew and grew and Snapple became an American household name, with the range expanding to include not only fruit juices but a variety of tea flavours too. Lemon Iced Tea was the first, introduced in 1987. Did You Know Under every Snapple Bottle Cap there is a "Real Fact", providing interesting trivia to...
Reese's Fun Facts Reese's have been combining delicious chocolate with smooth (and crunchy!) peanut butter for a very long time - and now they're doing cereal! Here's some fun and interesting facts about the peanut butter kings! In 2013 Reese's celebrated their 85th birthday! Every year Reese's make enough Peanut Butter Cups to feed one to every single person in the US, Europe, Africa, China, India, Australia AND Japan! There is an official "I Love Reese's" day every year - May 18th! Astronaut Alan...
For a truly smoky flavour from a sauce created by the chefs and brewmasters of one of America's biggest brewers you only have one choice - Budweiser Smoked BBQ Sauce. This premium sauce works great as a marinade, a baste/glaze or just on the side of your plate with your meat, fish, poultry and even veg! Grab a Bud today!
Who knew Budweiser did sauces? We did! And we're delighted to stock it. This great tasting BBQ sauce works as a fantastic side to chicken, steak and even some fish, adding a smoky undertone with just a hint of that Budweiser freshness. You can also baste your meat and fish with it 10-15 minutes before it's ready for an even better flavour! Grab your bottle today.
Wrigley's the name is synonymous with chewing gum the world over. They've been in business since 1891 and today operates in over 40 countries and distributes to 180+. The US company has 16 brands in its home country, many of which you will know, like Extra, Juicy Fruit and Hubba Bubba. Others, like Big Red and Altoids you might not - so it's a good job we're here to bring them to you!
AriZona is the Number One iced tea in American - and with good reason. They use 100% natural ingredients, no artificial flavours, no artificial colours and no preservatives. You're getting the best iced tea drink on the market. So why shop around? Buy yours now. Dimensions: 21cm x 8cm x 8cm Ingredients: NUTRITION FACTS Serving Size 8 fl. Oz. (240ml) Servings Per Container 2 Amount Per Serving Calories 90 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol...
The History of Hershey's Chocolate The Hershey Company, producers of perhaps the most famous chocolate in America, began life in Pennsylvania in 1894 when Milton S. Hershey decided to add chocolate to the caramels he already produced. Basing his company in the Derry township near where he was born, the first Hershey's chocolate bar is produced in 1900 using milk from nearby dairy farms. By 1905 he was producing the unmistakable Hershey's milk chocolate in bulk. Hershey's most famous product, Hershey...
Since their introduction in 1912, Life Savers have become an iconic American brand across non-chocolate candy and mints due to their great tasting flavours and candy with the hole shape. In Life Savers Gummies you have soft, chewy candy with the same great flavours! This product is Gluten Free.
The History of Hershey's Chocolate The Hershey Company, producers of perhaps the most famous chocolate in America, began life in Pennsylvania in 1894 when Milton S. Hershey decided to add chocolate to the caramels he already produced. Basing his company in the Derry township near where he was born, the first Hershey's chocolate bar is produced in 1900 using milk from nearby dairy farms. By 1905 he was producing the unmistakable Hershey's milk chocolate in bulk. Hershey's most famous product, Hershey...
Wrigley's the name is synonymous with chewing gum the world over. They've been in business since 1891 and today operates in over 40 countries and distributes to 180+. The US company has 16 brands in its home country, many of which you will know, like Extra, Juicy Fruit and Hubba Bubba. Others, like Big Red and Altoids you might not - so it's a good job we're here to bring them to you!
We have a vast range of BBQ sauces here at American Soda. It's something the States do better than anyone. But never did we expect the people behind A&W root beer to create one! Nevertheless, they have so here's your chance to be smooth and grill with A&W BBQ Sauce! NUTRITIONAL FACTS INGREDIENTS Amount Per Serving 36g % Daily Value* High Fructose Corn Syrup Water Tomato Paste Distilled Vinegar Modified Corn Starch Salt Molasses Spices Apple Concentrate Pear Concentrate Grape...
Welch's, the family farmer owned company that produces grape juice, grape soda and all manner of other grape based products, has expanded their range even further with these concord grape juice filled licorice sticks! Bursting with grape flavour, you'll think of having one and end up devouring several more! Give them a try today, you'll find out what we mean!
The History of Boyer Candy Like any good candy business, Boyer began life in the Boyer family kitchen. Brother Bill made the candy, mother Emily and sister Emily (yes really!) wrapped it and brother Bill sold it door to door. The demand for their nut raisin clusters and homemade fudge was so high they soon expanded their range. Their initial attempts at covering marshmallow with chocolate didn't go well as they couldn't get the marshmallow to stiffen. Emily came to the rescue by suggesting using...
Who is Betty Crocker? The name Betty Crocker was created in 1921 by the Washburn Crosby Company to be a more personalised brand for consumers. Betty was chosen as a cheery, all-American name while the Crocker came from a company director called William Crocker. Marjorie Husted is credited with devising the name and she helped it become a cultural icon, as well as one of the biggest selling brands for General Mills. Today it's synonymous with high quality foods and remains a name recognised the world...
Are Twizzlers the oldest licorice brand in the world? Probably not, but they DO date all the way back to 1845 when they were introduced by Young & Smylie. Today Twizzlers are produced by Hershey's and come in a range of flavours, as you'll see here at American Soda. In 1998 Twizzlers entered the Guinness Book of World Records. The Y&S Candy Plant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania created the longest licorice ever, measuring 1,200 feet and weighing 100 pounds!
Hard on the Outside, Soft on the Inside! Charms Blow Pops are a wonderful invention! Deliciously flavoured hard candy encases soft and chewy bubble gum centres, all served up on a stick to create these fantastic lollipops! Created by Thomas Tate Tidwell in 1966 and originally produced by the Triple T Candy Company in Atlanta Georgia, Chams Blow Pops are now brought to you by Tootsie Roll Industries. We've got seven of the great flavours Charms Blow Pops come in - but we'll be trying to get more!...
The Brown & Haley Story Harry L. Brown and J. C. Haley met in 1908 at church in Tacoma, Washington. Brown owned a confectionery store, Haley was a sales and advertising expert. They began working together in 1912 and in 1914 incorporated their own candy manufacturing business. Brown & Hayley was born. They did well together, first supplying soldiers training to fight in World War I with taffy balls and the like. But it was in 1923 they really hit gold. The Almond Roca is Born Experimenting in order...
Jolly Rancher Candy The Jolly Rancher candy range, produced by The Hershey Company these days, is mind-bogglingly HUGE! Everything from hard candy and gummies through fruit chews and jelly beans to lollipops, desserts and sodas! The Jolly Rancher name has become synonymous with American sweets thanksto both their variety and their popularity. The mainstay of the range are the fruit-flavoured, bite-sized hard candy, each bursting with the likes of Blue Raspberry, Grape, Watermelon, Green Apple and...
Tootsie Pop lollipops...without the stick! Five fruity flavours including cherry, chocolate, grape, orange and blue raspberry, with a chewy Tootsie Roll centre! You're going to love these Pop Drops!
Our range of sodas grows and grows and we're proud to have added Day's Orange soda to the list! This is a seriously refreshing American drink, perfect for a hot summer's day or for quenching your thirst after a particularly strenuous work out! Give it a try today! Did You Know The Day's Beverage Company was founded by Freddy Day after he was caught stealing from a soda delivery truck! Given the choice of facing the police or helping out with the deliveries, Freddy chose to help the driver. His passion...
Welch's, the family farmer owned company that produces grape juice, grape soda and all manner of other grape based products, has expanded their range even further with these concord grape juice filled licorice sticks! Bursting with grape flavour, you'll think of having one and end up devouring several more! Give them a try today, you'll find out what we mean! NUTRITIONAL FACTS INGREDIENTS Amount Per Serving 1/2 Pack (50g) % Daily Value* Corn Syrup Sugar Wheat Flour Modified Corn Starch...
Did You Know? Andy Capp was originally a single panel comic strip created by cartoonist Reg Smythe in 1957, eventually becoming a 4-panel strip. It still features today in the Daily Mirror newspaper and is licensed as the mascot of this range of potato chips. Andy is married to long suffering wife and battleaxe Flo Capp and is a non-working working class bloke hailing from Hartlepool in the north east of England. His name is a pun on the local pronunciation of the word "handicap". So now you know!
Crunchy, fruity candy in a collectable barrel, topped with the one and only Super Mario and brought to you by the awesome guys at Au'Some Inc! If you're a Mario fan, then this on is definitely for you!
Nestle Chunky is made with rich, creamy Nestlé Milk Chocolate. roasted peanuts and plump California raisins. This chocolate will bring back fond memories!
Did You Know Moon Pies were introduced during the Great Depression in the US. Bakers in Tennessee combined marshmallow creme with graham crackers in a sandwich style and then, further down the line, they added chocolate to create the first, recognisable moon pie. The tradition of eating Moon Pies and drinking RC Cola began because both products were relatively inexpensive and the Moon Pies were quite large, creating a "working man's lunch". This was so popular that it spawned the song "Gimmee an...
Did You Know Bonomo Turkish Taffy has a long and interesting history. It was created by the Bonomo family just after World War II to help satisfy the demand of a sugar-starved American public who were suddenly free from sugar rationing. However, though the Bonomo family does have a Turkish history, there is nothing Turkish about Turkish Taffy! It is, admits Tico Bonomo, just "clever marketing"! Nor is it strictly taffy, but the one thing it is is delicious. It's also incredibly chewy and a single...
Who said bubblegum is for kids? Bubblicious Fruit Twist brings you all the fun of blowing bubbles with the added bonus of a delicious juicy Fruit Twist burst. Those folk at Bubblicious like to treat us! Grab yours today and unleash your inner child.
Choosy Mom's Choose Jif According to the company, Jif is a favourite with American mothers and we reckon it'll be just as big a hit with their UK counterparts! Jif Creamy Peanut Butter hit the shelves in 1958 and was followed by the Crunchy version in 1974. Since then, Jif have introduced several other options, including reduced fat, reduced sodium, reduced sugar and added Omega 3 versions. One thing is for sure, the Jif range of peanut butter is one of the best we've ever tried and we strongly suggest...
J.R.'s Family Bar-B-Q Sauces If you're a fan of the WWE or wrestling in general then you will very likely know the name Jim "JR" Ross. The WWE Hall of Famer and commentator extraordinaire has been calling the action from ringside for longer than we (or he!) cares to remember. But did you ALSO know that he produces a range of BBQ sauces that are, quite simply, to die for? His Family Bar-B-Q sauces have been available worldwide via the WWE website for quite a while, but shipping costs outside the US...
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