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Coca-Cola "Hecho en Mexico" in Charlotte or Durham?


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Coca-Cola "Hecho en Mexico" in Charlotte or Durham?

53latour | Jul 1, 2009 09:35 AM

I am trying to find a source for coca-cola made in Mexico. I moved the Charlotte recently from Houston, where it was available. It comes in 500ml glass bottles and will say "Hecho en Mexico" (made in Mexico) on the bottle. The Mexican coca-cola is made with cane sugar while the U.S.-made coca-cola uses high fructose corn syrup. The Mexican version has a slightly sweeter taste than US version and tastes like the coca-cola I remember having as a kid back in the 60s. In Houston, a 500ml bottle sold for $1.49, but it was worth it to me.

I contacted the Charlotte Coca-Cola distributor and they said they did not bring the Mexican into the market. At a Compare market at N. Tryon and Sugar Creek, I found coca-cola made in Costa Rica and Pepsi made in some other country whose name I forget. I gave them a try and they were not the same. I'm hoping there is a a supply coming into the market from another source for Mexican stores and markets that someone might know about. I will be going to Durham several times in the next few weeks. Maybe there is a source there.

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