PepsiCo Inc. PEP, Pepsi will now sell both the aspartame- and sucralose-sweetened versions of Diet Pepsi. Diet soda sales have tumbled as consumers, turned off by studies on artificial sweeteners, have switched to bottled water, teas and energy drinks, instead. Widely reported studies have shown a correlation between cancer and aspartame consumption in rats — but not in humans. And in the four decades since Perrier water was launched in the U. The Food and Drug Administration has ruled that artificial sweeteners are safe, and sucralose, which was accidentally discovered by U.
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The most commonly distributed version of Diet Coke and the majority of beverages that contain artificial sweeteners relies on aspartame, which has been suggested to pose health concerns. Discontinued in Australia and Israel. The results were published in the May issue of the journal Pediatric Obesity. Carbonated water with lemon or lime juice and fresh mint leaves is a good choice, too. The product quickly overtook the company’s existing diet cola, Tab, in sales. Diet Coke Raspberry. Published: June 27, at a. Did you know? Retrieved July 8, Its rival Pepsi had no such qualms, and after the long-term success of its sugar-free Diet Pepsi launched in became clear, Coca-Cola decided to launch a competing sugar-free brand under the Coca-Cola name, which could be marketed more easily than Tab, which it did in
It contains artificial sweeteners instead of sugar. Unveiled on July 8, ,  and introduced in the United States on August 9,  it was the first new brand since to use the Coca-Cola trademark. The product quickly overtook the company’s existing diet cola, Tab, in sales. When diet colas first entered the market beginning with Diet Rite, the Coca-Cola Company had a long-standing policy to not use the Coca-Cola name on any product other than the flagship cola, and so its diet cola was named Tab when it was released in