Most soft drink manufacturers don't use cola nuts
today, but a select few are starting to advertise cola as a natural ingredient in their products - and charge extra for it.
Airwaves Active comes in a Citrus Fusion flavour that combines guarana--a natural source of caffeine--with green tea, cola nuts
, menthol and passion fruit flavours to provide consumers with a "taste kick", said Wrigley Available in packs of 10 pieces, each pellet contains 5mg of caffeine.
The Centre for International Forestry Research says nine NTFPs, including bush mango, the bark and fruits of Garcinia cola, palm nuts, cola nuts
, and the African pear, generated US$1.
Cola' comes from cola nuts
used in it, and `Pepsi' because it was meant to combat dyspepsia.
But it wasn't until 1898 that his concoction known as "Brad's Drink", a combination of carbonated water, sugar, vanilla, rare oils and cola nuts
, was renamed Pepsi Cola.
Of course, as inspector Dean Cook points out while we walk through a spice plant filled to the roof with sacks of cola nuts
, black pepper, and oregano, the vast majority of the goods he checks are safe.
It is also found in tea leaves, cocoa nibs and cola nuts