Food of the Eighties, Fresca
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The diet lemon-lime soda with cancer causing sweetener (saccharin). Like 7-up, with a bad aftertaste.
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kay perkins - January 01, 2008 - Report this comment
fresca was NOT invented in the 1980's!! I remember drinking it in the 1960's and wikipedia says it was introduced in the US in 1963.
sara - January 12, 2008 - Report this comment
this drink is also NOT lemon-lime flavored. it is grapefruit. check your info dude!
courtney - March 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I drink fresca now, it comes in many flavors, peach, black cherry and regular are the ones I'm familiar with.
don - July 13, 2008 - Report this comment
and i believe it is a product of coca-cola
Say What? - July 14, 2008 - Report this comment
It is a product of Coca-Cola. What is it with soda companies that they think you need 65 flavors of a soda? Fresca is supposed to be grapefruit flavored, that is what made it unique! Now I can't even find the "normal" Fresca, only the peach or black cherry. Ticks me off!!
truckboy79 - October 16, 2008 - Report this comment
You can still buy this drink in it's originality. The original is only sold in Michigan, because it's made here.
Tom - June 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Enjoying Fresca's comeback...but the original formula had changed from the eighties.
hukelauidol - November 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Fresca was officially introduced in the U.S. in 1966. 2nd Diet Soda ever. First was Tab in 1963.
Sarah L - December 22, 2009 - Report this comment
You can still buy this crap. My husband loves it and buys it because he knows there's no risk I'll ever tough it even on the hottest of days. YUCK!
D saurer - January 25, 2010 - Report this comment
The original Fresca was really good, nowadays, doesn't even come close to resembling the original formula which really makes me ticked.
J - February 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I love Fresca, one of the only sodas that I do like.I wish I would have been able to taste the original formula and saddened to learn that the current one is so far from it.
bubz - July 30, 2018 - Report this comment
also - the original sweetener was saccharin which was at one point thought to cause cancer but was later proven not to - too bad because it was what made this drink so good. Aspartame is the current sweetener and it is the worst and has ruined this drink.
john - July 30, 2018 - Report this comment
the original sweetener was cyclamates which was banned because it was said to cause cancer. it was replaced with saccharin which made it taste like liquid lead and saccharin was never banned. then it was replaced with aspartame which was better than saccharin but not as good as cyclamates.

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