Foxton Fizz

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Foxton Fizz is the name of a soda drink produced in Foxton, New Zealand.

Background[edit]

Foxton Fizz was established in the year of 1918.[1] In the year of 1936, Foxton Fizz was able to deliver to local schools during the depression daily. It is 99 years old and one of the last independent soda companies in New Zealand.[2]

Information[edit]

The drink now comes in multiple flavours, including lime, raspberry, kola, lemonade, creaming soda, cocktail, tonic, ginger ale and soda water. In the year of 2006, plastic bottles were phased out, which left the company with their glass bottle only.

Extra[edit]

An experimental short film, Fizz Factory was shot at the factory in late 2006. The film features a soundtrack that includes excerpts of music by German minimalist composer Hans Otte.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ McKinnon, Malcolm (2007-02-21). "Manawatū and Horowhenua: Foxton Fizz". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry of Culture and Heritage, New Zealand. ISBN 0-478-18451-4. Retrieved 2007-03-13. 
  2. ^ "History of Foxton Fizz". Foxton Fizz. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 

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