Pepsi is a soft drink made by Pepsico. It's a refreshing and invigorating carbonated cola drink, popular worldwide. Throughout its history, Pepsi and Coca Cola have been rivals but if you ask many Pepsi fans they believe that Pepsi tastes better than Coke, They claim that it's less sweet, less fizzy and has a different aftertaste. The ingredients differ as well. In 1975 Pepsico launched the Pepsi Challenge taste test. Originally, they went around public places and had blind tasting competitions to help promote and market Pepsi as its own drink. The Pepsi Challenge evolved into a challenge where you can even win prizes, for example the Pepsi Challenge during 2011 American X-Factor. Did you know that: Pepsi was first made in New Berk, North Carolina by Caleb Bradham, a pharmacist and pharmacy owner. He started making Pepsi at home in 1898 as he wanted to create a fountain drink that he could sell his customers. His aim was for it to help digestion and boost energy. At the beginning it was simply known as Brads Drink but it was eventually renamed Pepsi-Cola after sales grew so much that he established it as company in 1902. The origin of the name came from some of the original core ingredients - Pepsin, a digestive enzyme and Kola Nuts. Eventually it was re-branded as Pepsi and along the way the packaging and branding has also gone through lots of change. . Contains caffeine.