We all know that interest in in cola is on the decline in the U.S. and that Coca-Cola is constantly exploring new opportunities. Well, this week's most popular reads on Food Dive dealt with Coke's history, as well as what might lie ahead in the world of genetically personalized drinks. Readers were curious and latched on to those stories, as well as our latest features about industry breakups and Thanksgiving products.
Find out what you might have missed below:
- 6 Thanksgiving food products that are beyond weird: There's something about a Thanksgiving feast that brings out the creativity in food companies—for better or worse.
- Coke CTO: Genetically personalized drinks are the future: It would certainly be a eye-catching marketable gimmick, if nothing else.
- Google front page honors Coke bottle's designer: If you don't already know the name Raymond Loewy, today is a good day to brush up on your design history.
- Coke fan's Halloween response to Pepsi ad goes viral: An ad circulating on social media last week showed a Pepsi can wearing a "Cola-Coca" cape, and so did the doctored-up pro-Coke version.
- Ugly breakups: 4 food partnerships that failed miserably: Food marriages, like people marriages, are hard. And a good portion of them seem to end in acrimonious divorce-like splits.
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