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What beverage was originally called Fruit Smack?

Fruit Smack

Which Beverage was originally called Fruit Smack?
Kool-Aid is a brand of flavoured drink mix owned by Kraft Foods. 
Kool-Aid was Originally called Fruit Smack.

Kool-Aid was invented by Edwin Perkins in Hastings, Nebraska. All of his experiments took place in his mother's kitchen. Its predecessor was a liquid concentrate called Fruit Smack. To reduce shipping costs, in 1927, Perkins discovered a way to remove the liquid from Fruit Smack, leaving only a powder. This powder was named Kool-Aid. Perkins moved his production to Chicago in 1931 and Kool-Aid was sold to General Foods in 1953. Hastings still celebrates a yearly summer festival called Kool-Aid Days on the second weekend in August, in honour of their city's claim to fame. Kool-Aid is known as Nebraska's official soft drink.

An agreement between Kraft Foods and SodaStream in 2012 made Kool-Aid's various flavours available for consumer purchases and use with SodaStream's home soda maker machine.

Fruit Smack ↔ Kool-Aid


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