List of Pepsi variations

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A 330 milliliter can of the variation Pepsi Lime
This is an image of the front of a Pepsi "Hot" Chocolate Flavor can. The top of the can is emblazoned with the Pepsi logo in its older classic font reading "Pepsi Cola". Above that is the standard Red White and Blue Pepsi Logo. Beneath and slightly to the right of the font is a marshmallow and a sliver of chocolate. Closer to the bottom there contains the text "'Hot' Chocolate". Under that is the text "Natural and Artificial Flavor" The bottom right of the whole front of the can contains the standard callorie label stating that the can has "150 calories per can" with the text describing the cans volume of liquid below stating "12 Fluid Ounces (355 millileters)". The whole can is surrounded by liquid chocolate swirls flowing from top to bottom and left to right.
The front of a Pepsi "Hot" Chocolate can.

PepsiCo has produced a number of variations on its primary cola, Pepsi, over the years, including the following:


Regular Varieties [edit]

North America[edit]

Name Launched Notes
Pepsi 1898
1961
PepsiCo's signature cola product. It has been released in its current form since 1961.
Caffeine-Free Pepsi 1982 Pepsi without the Caffeine. It was first introduced in 1982 as Pepsi Free but was changed to its current name in 1987.
Pepsi Wild Cherry 1988 Pepsi with Cherry flavoring. It was known under the slightly different name of Wild Cherry Pepsi until 2005. It is available in the United States, Canada and Russia.
Pepsi AM 1989 A variety of Pepsi that contained 25% extra caffeine and was marketed as a morning drink. It was introduced in test markets in August 1989, but was discontinued in October 1990 due to poor sales and reception.[1]
Pepsi Raging Razzberry 1991 Pepsi with Raspberry flavoring. It was released as part of the "Pepsi Wild Bunch" - A range of flavored colas test-marketed in the United States from February–April 1991.[2] The soda was said to taste like a burst of Raspberry rather than an actual Raspberry flavor.
Pepsi Strawberry Burst 1991 Pepsi with Strawberry flavoring. It was released as part of the "Pepsi Wild Bunch" - A range of flavored colas test-marketed in the United States from February–April 1991.[2]
Pepsi Tropical Chill 1991 Pepsi with Orange/Pineapple tropical mix flavoring. It was released as part of the "Pepsi Wild Bunch" - A range of flavored colas test-marketed in the United States from February–April 1991.[2]
Crystal Pepsi 1992 A Clear cola that was sold for a short time between 1992 and 1993. It returned in 2015 as part of a limited sweepstakes promotion and has been re-released several times since.
Crystal (from the makers of Pepsi) 1994 A clear citrus/cola hybrid cola that was sold for a short time in 1994 until the end of the year.[3]
Pepsi Kona 1996 Pepsi with Coffee flavoring. It was test-marketed in Philadelphia during May 1996 until 1997, which due to low sales, never led to a full release.
Pepsi Candy Pepsi with fruity sweet flavoring. It was sold in Canada in Spring 1999.
Pepsi Twist 2000 Pepsi with Lemon flavoring. It was first released in 2000, and was discontinued in 2003. It is still sold in many countries outside the United States. It was re-released as Pepsi NFL Kickoff in 2008 to promote the NFL kickoffs.
Pepsi Blue 2002 A blue-colored fruity/berry-flavored soda which is described as a "Berry Cola Fusion" in marketing. It was given a huge marketing push akin to other similar varieties of rival brands (e.g., Vanilla Coke, Dr Pepper Red Fusion), but would end up being a huge flop, being discontinued in 2004. It is still available in some countries and was re-released in the United States for the Summer of 2021 for a limited time.
Pepsi Vanilla 2003 Pepsi with Vanilla flavoring. It was released in the US and Canada in 2003 as Pepsi's answer to Vanilla Coke.[4] It was eventually discontinued by 2005, but was relaunched in 2019. It is also available in Hungary.
Pepsi Lime 2004 Pepsi with Lime flavoring. It was introduced in 2004 and was discontinued by 2006. It was later re-released as a standard Limited Edition variety for the Spring of 2019, but was later re-released permanently. It was also available in the Philippines.
Pepsi Holiday Spice 2004 Pepsi with a cinnamon finish, somewhat similar to the Swedish Julmust. It was released on November 1, 2004, in the US and Canada as a limited edition, 8-week-long Christmas variety. It was sold again during the 2006 holiday season.
Pepsi Summer Mix 2007 Pepsi with Tropical Fruit flavoring. It was released for the Summer of 2007 in limited areas of the United States. It was a big hit for the northeastern United States.
Pepsi Natural 2009 Pepsi with natural ingredients and flavoring, and is sweetened with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup. It is the US equivalent to Pepsi Raw. It was released in 2009 and was discontinued in 2011 due to poor sales.
Pepsi-Cola Made with Real Sugar 2009 A version of Pepsi-Cola that is sweetened with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup and lacking citric acid. It was first introduced as Pepsi Throwback in May 2009 as a limited edition and was sold again throughout 2010–2011, until becoming permanent. It was rebranded to its current name in June 2014.
Pepsi Cherry Vanilla 2010 Pepsi with Cherry Vanilla flavoring. It was released for the Summer 2010 for eight weeks, and was re-released in February 2016 for Valentines Day.
Pepsi X 2012 Pepsi with Dragonfruit flavoring. It was released as a Limited Edition in the Fall of 2012 to promote the second season of the US version of The X Factor. It was sweetened with a blend of corn syrup, Acesulfame Potassium, and Sucralose.
Pepsi-Cola Made with Real Sugar Vanilla 2014 Pepsi with Vanilla flavoring. It is a sugar-sweetened version of Pepsi Vanilla, and was released for the Summer in 2014 as a limited edition.
Pepsi-Cola Made with Real Sugar Cherry 2014 Pepsi with Cherry flavoring. It is a sugar-sweetened version of Pepsi Wild Cherry, and was released for the Summer in 2014 as a limited edition.
Pepsi Ginger 2016 A variety that blended cola with Ginger Ale. It was sold in Canada for a short time from April 2016[5] and became well known during the time it was sold for its strong ginger taste.
Pepsi 1893 Original Cola 2016 A variant on the original Pepsi with a combination of kola nuts, sugar, and sparkling water. It was released as part of the Pepsi 1893 line, which features variants on the original Pepsi formulation by Caleb Bradham.[6]
Pepsi 1893 Ginger Cola 2016 Pepsi with Ginger flavoring.[6] It is also sold in Canada as Pepsi Ginger Cola.
Pepsi 1893 Black Currant Cola 2017 Pepsi with currant and berry flavoring. It was soft launched in February 2017, but was discontinued at the end of the year.[7]
Pepsi 1893 Citrus Cola 2017 Pepsi with grapefruit flavoring. It was soft-launched in February 2017, but was discontinued at the end of the year.[7]
Pepsi Fire 2017 Pepsi with cinnamon infusion. It was sold for a limited time in the summer of 2017.
Pepsi Salted Caramel 2017 Pepsi with caramel flavoring. It was sold from November 2017 to the end of the year for the holiday season.
Pepsi Berry 2019 Pepsi with berry flavoring. It was first sold as a standard limited edition variety in spring 2019 and later released permanently.
Pepsi Mango 2019 Pepsi with mango flavoring. It was first sold as a standard limited edition variety in spring 2019 and later released permanently.
Pepsi Pineapple 2019 Pepsi with pineapple flavoring. Limited edition released in spring 2019 available exclusively at Walmart stores.
Pepsi Hot Chocolate 2021 Pepsi with hot chocolate flavoring. it was given out as a limited edition to people who participated on National Hot Chocolate Day using the #nationalhotchocolateday and #pepsioffer on January 31, 2021. Only 2000 cans of this flavor are known to exist. This soda is said to taste like the classic American chocolate cola (putting chocolate syrup in cola) but with a mild licorice taste.[8]
Pepsi Peeps 2021 Pepsi with marshmallow flavoring. Limited edition variety in collaboration with Peeps marshmallow treats for the 2021 Easter season.[9]
Pepsi-Cola Soda Shop Cream Soda 2021 Pepsi with Cream Soda flavoring. It was released as part of the Pepsi Soda Shop series of Sugar-sweetened colas as a limited edition from September 2021.[10]
Pepsi-Cola Soda Shop Black Cherry 2021 Pepsi with Black Cherry flavoring. It was released as part of the Pepsi Soda Shop series of Sugar-sweetened colas as a limited edition from September 2021.[10]
Nitro Pepsi Original Cola 2022 Nitrogen-infused version of Pepsi released in March 2022.[11]
Nitro Pepsi Vanilla 2022 Nitrogen-infused version of Pepsi with vanilla flavoring released in March 2022.[11]

Europe[edit]

Name Launched Notes#
Pepsi Punch 1994 A sweet coconut/fruit punch flavored variety. It was sold in the UK and France for a short time.
Pepsi Strawberry 1994 A strawberry flavored variety. It was sold in the UK and France for a short time.
Pepsi Tropical 1994 A pineapple/sweet orange flavored variety. It was sold in the UK and France for a short time.
Pepsi Peach 1996 A sweet peach flavored variety wth a hint of cream soda. It was sold in Portugal in 1996 and was discontinued shortly after due to low sales. Pepsi has had similar flavors in other countries, using mango mixed with Pepsi.
Pepsi La Liga 2000 A Kola-flavored variety that was sold as a limited edition in Spain to promote La Liga in 2000.
Pepsi Blue 2000's A blue-colored fruity/berry-flavored soda. Has been sold in countries like Bulgaria (where Pepsi (Blue), Pepsi Light (see Diet Pepsi Light below), Pepsi Twist and Pepsi MAX are also found sometimes),[12] Denmark, Finland, Italy, Romania, Hungary, and Turkey.
Pepsi Cappuccino 2000's A Coffee-flavored variant. It was sold in Russia, Romania, and sold in other various parts of Europe during the 2000s. It is also known as Pepsi Café Chino.[13]
Pepsi X Energy Cola 2004 An Energy Drink variant that contained extra caffeine, guaranine, a unique flavor and a reddish tint. It was available in several countries like Russia, Sweden, Denmark, The Netherlands, Vietnam, and Brazil.
Pepsi Ice Cream 2005 A vanilla-flavored variant that was sold in Russia, it reportedly tasted like cream soda.[14]
Pepsi Samba 2005 A Tropical fruit-flavored variety containing the flavors mango and tamarind. It was released in Australia as a limited edition for 2005.
Pepsi Clear 2005 A Clear-colored variety that was released in Mexico as a limited edition for the Christmas season in 2005. It is the Mexican equivalent of Crystal Pepsi.
Pepsi Gold 2006 A ginger-hinted gold-colored variant that was released for 2006 FIFA World Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 promotions in Southeast Asia, Central Europe, Finland, Russia, Turkey, and The Middle East. For the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the drink was re-released as Pepsi Cheer.
Pepsi Summer Chill 2007 An Apple-flavored variety that was sold in Poland as a limited edition for the Summer of 2007. in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, it was sold as Pepsi Ice.
Pepsi Fresh 2007 A fresh-cola variety that was sold for the Summers of 2007 and 2008 in Russia.
Pepsi Raw 2008 A variant made with all-natural ingredients and no artificial colours. Was first sold in the United Kingdom in 2008, but was withdrawn from the market in September 2010.[15]
Pepsi Jaffa 2009 A orange-flavored variant that was available for short time in the Netherlands and the North of Belgium in restaurants and cafes in 2009. It was only available as a fountain drink.
Pepsi Mojito 2009 An alcohol-free lemon-mint variant. It was sold in Italy as a limited edition for the summer of 2009.
Pepsi Ginga 2014 A citrus-flavored variant inspirted by Brazilian culture. It was sold as a limited summer edition for 2014 in Romania and Denmark
Pepsi Cool Lime Mint Twist 2021 Lime splashed together with Mint leaves a cool after taste. Available in Poland & Estonia & Finland since 2021.

Japan[edit]

  • Pepsi Carnival: A tropical fruit-flavored Pepsi available in Japan for a limited time that debuted in summer 2006. The same concept was later released as Pepsi Summer Mix in 2007 in the US, although the formula was most likely different.
  • Pepsi Red and Gold: Released alongside each other in November 2006, Red had a ginger flavor that was somewhat spicy, while Gold's flavor was more a mild ginger taste.
  • Pepsi Ice Cucumber: Limited edition green, cucumber-flavored Pepsi sold in summer 2007.[16]
  • Pepsi Blue Hawaii: A summer 2008 limited edition, pineapple and lemon-flavored Pepsi, blue in color.[17]
  • Pepsi White: Limited edition Pepsi with yogurt flavor, sold in winter 2008.[18] It was released again for a limited time in winter 2012 with a mandarin orange flavor.[19] Another variant called White Cola Pepsi was released in 2015, with a light citrus flavor similar to the2012 version.[20]
  • Pepsi Shiso: Limited edition green shiso-flavored soda sold during summer 2009.[21]
  • Pepsi Azuki: An azuki bean-flavored limited edition Pepsi released on October 20, 2009.[22]
  • Pepsi Baobab: A baobab tree fruit-flavored, limited edition Pepsi released on May 25, 2010.[23]
  • Pepsi Strong Shot: A limited edition Pepsi released in 2010 with a high concentration of caffeine and extra carbonation. Followed up on in 2015 with Pepsi Strong and Pepsi Strong Zero. These were sold in larger sizes and with an even higher concentration of caffeine and carbonation.[24] This was further followed up on in May 2016 with Pepsi Strong 5.0 GV, a soda so carbonated that a new bottle had to be designed to contain it.[25]
  • Pepsi Mont Blanc: a Limited edition Pepsi based on the French chestnut dessert. Sold for a limited time from October 2010.[26]
  • Pepsi Dry: Limited edition non-sweet (but not completely sugar-free) Bitter Pepsi variant released by Suntory on May 24, 2011.[27]
  • Pepsi Caribbean Gold: A limited edition, golden-colored, white sapote fruit-flavored Pepsi released on July 26, 2011.[28]
  • Pepsi Pink: Limited edition pink, strawberry milk-flavored Pepsi released on November 8, 2011 for a limited time.[29] It was released again in 2014.[30]
  • Pepsi Black: A soda similar to Pepsi Dry, with 50% less sugar than regular Pepsi, and blacker in color, released in Summer 2012, by Suntory.
  • Pepsi Extra: A caffeinated variant of Pepsi sold in 200 ml cans in summer 2012.
  • Pepsi Salty Watermelon: A watermelon flavored Pepsi, sold in Japan in June 2012 for a limited time only.
  • Pepsi Special: Has ingredient to limit absorption of fat. Sold in June 2012.
    • Pepsi Special Lemon Mint: A limited edition Pepsi released in the summer of 2015. It was a zero calorie soda touted to meet the Food for Specified Health Uses (FOSHU) standards.[31]
  • Pepsi Ghost: Released on October 6, 2015. The bottles featured Halloween themed labels, while the flavor was an unidentified mystery flavor.[32]
  • Pepsi Sakura: A floral cherry blossom flavored Pepsi, released in Japan in March 2016.[33]
  • Pepsi Orange: Orange flavour Pepsi Edition 2020.
  • Pepsi Christmas Cola: A limited edition, Christmas themed Pepsi released November 21, 2017. While not cake batter flavored, the creamy white cola and strawberry combination are reminiscent of the whipped cream and strawberries of a traditional Japanese Christmas cake.[34]
  • Pepsi Halloween Cola: Released in October 2017, this "mystery" flavor was pink, with a sweet cherry and bubblegum flavor. It also somewhat resembled past Sakura flavored Pepsi.[35]

China[edit]

  • Pepsi Sweet Osmanthus: Pepsi with sweet osmanthus flowers flavoring launched in 2020.
  • Pepsi White Peach and Oolong: Pepsi with white peach and Oolong tea flavoring launched in 2021.
  • Pepsi Banpeiyu and Green Bamboo: Pepsi with banpeiyu and bamboo flavoring launched in 2022.

Latin America[edit]

  • Pepsi Limón: Pepsi with lime flavor released in Mexico in 2002, later returns as Pepsi Twist in 2004, no longer produced.
  • Pepsi Twistão Sold during summertime in Brazil, it is a Pepsi with a lemon flavor stronger than regular Pepsi Twist. "Twistão", in Portuguese, is the augmentative of "Twist".
  • Pepsi Capuchino a blend of cola with mocha-latte coffee flavor. Released for a limited time in Guatemala[36] and El Salvador[37] in 2006 in 600 ml (20 US fl oz) bottles. Later introduced in Honduras in 2012.
  • Pepsi Retro (rendered in written advertisement as PEPSI retro): Released in Mexico in February 2008. Pepsi made with natural ingredients, sugar cane, and cola nut extract.
  • Pecsi: Pepsi spelled differently as "Pecsi," made in Argentina in 2009[38] and Mexico in 2011.[39]
  • Pepsi Kaffe one of a number of coffee-flavored Pepsi variants introduced outside the US in the 2000s[40]

Other markets[edit]

  • Pepsi Blue Chilled Cola, or simply Pepsi Blue, which was promoted by Britney Spears was released in Vietnam. Another version of Pepsi, Pepsi Ice Mint flavored Pepsi sold for a limited time along with Pepsi Fire in south east Asia including Malaysia.
  • Pepsi Cheer, a sweet syrup tasting style of Pepsi sold in Thailand in 2010.
  • Pepsi Fire: a limited edition, cinnamon-flavored variety that is sold in Guam, Saipan, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam. It is also a Pepsi Ice twin version.
  • Pepsi Green: a bright-green variety introduced in Thailand on January 15, 2009.[41]
  • Pepsi Creaming Soda : A strong cream and vanilla light pepsi tasting soda. Giving out an ice cream milkshake like flavor. Available in Australia & New Zealand.
  • Pepsi Ice: Pepsi with an icy mint flavor. Sold in Guam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. In summer 2007 Pepsi used the name Pepsi Ice in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for a limited edition cola with apple flavor.
  • Pepsi Light: sold in Australia and New Zealand for short time.
  • Pepsi Aha: Lemon-flavored Pepsi sold in India
  • Pepsi Pinas: Pepsi Blue renamed sold in Philippines
  • Pepsi Pogi: Sold only in Philippines
  • Pepsi Mango:Available both in Australia & New Zealand since 2021.
  • Pepsi Latte: Sold in Thailand
  • Pepsi Tarik: Coffee-flavored, sold in Malaysia and Singapore

Low-Calorie Varieties [edit]

Diet Pepsi/Pepsi Light[edit]

Name Launched Notes
Diet Pepsi 1963/1964 The original low-calorie version of Pepsi. It was first test marketed in 1963 under the name Patio Diet Cola, and was re-branded as Diet Pepsi when it officially launched in 1964. It is known as Pepsi Light in most international regions, and Pepsi Diet in the UK from the late-1990's until 2013.
Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi 1982 Pepsi without the Caffeine. It was first introduced in 1982 as Diet Pepsi Free but was changed to its current name in 1987. It is also available in some other regions including the United Kingdom.
Diet Pepsi Wild Cherry 1988 Cherry flavored Diet Pepsi, introduced in 1988. It was known under the slightly different name of Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi until 2005, and was originally found in scarce regions until the rebranding.
Diet Pepsi AM 1989 A variety of Diet Pepsi that contained 25% extra caffeine and was marketed as a morning drink. It was introduced in test markets in August 1989, but was discontinued in October 1990 due to poor sales and reception.[1]
Diet Crystal Pepsi 1992 A low-calorie Clear cola that was sold for a short time between 1992 and 1993. Unlike its regular counterpart, this version has never been re-released.
Diet Pepsi Kona 1996 Diet Pepsi with Coffee flavoring. It was test-marketed in Philadelphia during May 1996 until 1997, which due to low sales, never led to a full release.
Diet Pepsi Lemon 2000 Lemon-flavored Diet Pepsi. It was first released as Diet Pepsi Twist in 2000, and was discontinued alongside its regular counterpart in 2003. It was re-released as Diet Pepsi NFL Kickoff during the NFL kickoffs of 2008, and again under its current name as a permanent variety in 2009. It is however, no longer available.
Diet Pepsi Vanilla 2003 Diet Pepsi with Vanilla flavoring. It was released in the US and Canada in 2003 as Pepsi's answer to Vanilla Coke.[42] It remained on shelves even after the regular version was discontinued.
Diet Pepsi Lime 2004 Pepsi with Lime flavoring. It was introduced in 2004 Diet Coke with Lime and remained on shelves after the regular variety was discontinued. It is also sold in Spain as Pepsi Light Lima.
Diet Pepsi Jazz 2006/2007 A series of flavored colas available exclusively in diet form. The range launched with Black Cherry French Vanilla and Strawberries and Cream flavors in July 2006, followed on with a Caramel Cream flavor in February 2007. They were all discontinued by 2009.
Pepsi Light Mojito 2006/2007 A Non-alcoholic mojito-flavored Pepsi Light. it was Germany in 2008 and later sold in Italy in 2009 as a Limited Edition.
Diet Pepsi Cherry Vanilla 2010 Diet Pepsi with Cherry Vanilla flavoring. It was released for the Summer 2010 for eight weeks.
Diet Pepsi (Splenda formula) 2015 Diet Pepsi sweetened with Sucralose instead of Aspartame. It was first released in 2015 as a reformulation of regular Diet Pepsi, which replaced the original aspartame-sweetened formula until 2018. While no longer available for retail, it can still be purchased via E-commerce.[43]

Pepsi Max[edit]

Name Launched Notes
Pepsi Max 1993 The original variation of the drink. It was first introduced in 1993 in the United Kingdom and Italy, and since expanded across the world. It has no connection to the American Pepsi Max which is now known as Pepsi Zero Sugar.
Pepsi Max Lemon 2004 A lemon-flavored variety. It was first sold in Belgium as Pepsi Max Cool Lemon (before renaming in 2017) and has also been sold in Norway, The Netherlands, and Germany.
Pepsi Max Lemon & Lime Twist 2005 A Lemon/Lime flavored variety. It was introduced to the United Kingdom in early 2005, and was discontinued by 2007. it was also sold in France as Pepsi Max Citron Citron Vert.
Pepsi Max Gold 2005 A limited-edition variety that was sold at the end of 2005 in the United Kingdom.
Pepsi Max Punch 2005 A ginger and cinnamon flavored version that was sold in the United Kingdom for the 2005 Christmas Season. It is similar to Pepsi Holiday Spice.
Pepsi Max Coffee Cino 2006 A coffee-flavored variety sold in a number of countries. It was released in the United Kingdom in 2006, but was withdrawn a year later.[44] It was also released in France and Portugal as Pepsi Max Cappuccino.
Pepsi Max Chill 2007 An Apple-flavored variety that was sold as a limited edition in Sweden and Finland in the Summer of 2007.
Pepsi Max Mojo 2008 A Mojito Lime/mint-flavored variety that was sold in Finland in 2008. It was also available in Denmark in 2009 as Pepsi Max Mojito.
Pepsi Max Energy 2008 A variant with 66% more caffeine than the standard variety. It was sold in Germany in 2008.
Pepsi Max Wild Side 2010 A Wild baobab flavored variety that was sold in Sweden in 2010.
Pepsi Max Lime 2011 A Lime-favored variety. It was first sold as Pepsi Max Cease Fire and Pepsi Max Citrus Freeze in Australia/New Zealand and the United Kingdom respectively in 2011 as part of a promotion with Doritos corn chips. It was re-released in Australia under its current name for a limited time in 2016, and re-released in the United Kingdom in 2021. It has since been introduced in Lebanon, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Serbia, Czech Republic.
Pepsi Max Cherry 2011 A Cherry-flavored variety. It was first released in the United Kingdom in June 2011 only at Asda stores in 2 liter bottles, and gained a wide release in 2012. It has also been released in France (2014), Denmark, Norway, Germany (2015), Finland, Iceland (2016) and Russia (2018).[45]
Pepsi Max Ginger 2017 A Ginger-flavored variety. It has been released in the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Russia, Norway, Finland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Germany.
Pepsi Max Vanilla 2018 A Vanilla-flavored variety. It was first sold in Australia in February 2018 and was later released in New Zealand in April. It was later released in Poland and Germany.[46]
Pepsi Max Raspberry 2018 A Raspberry-flavored variety. It was first sold in Australia in 2018, and was later released in United Kingdom since March 2019 and in Turkey since 2020. It was also sold in Nordic countries like Sweden, France (as Pepsi Black Raspberry), Russia, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates.
Pepsi Max Creaming Soda 2019 A Cream Soda-flavored variety. It was sold in Australia in August 2019.
Pepsi Max Mango 2020 A Mango-flavored variety that was first sold in Australia in August 2020 and later made available in Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Turkey.
Pepsi Max No Caffeine 2020 A Caffeine-free variety that was introduced in the United Kingdom in 2021.

Other Low-Calorie Varieties[edit]

Name Launched Notes
Pepsi Light 1975 An alternative variant of Diet Pepsi sold in the United States. It featured a Lemon flavor that was used to overcome the powerful aftertaste of Saccharin. The Lemon flavoring was removed in 1984 when the sweetener was changed to Aspartame, and was discontinued by 1988. It has no connection to the alternative name Diet Pepsi uses in most countries.
Pepsi Max (Canada) 1994 The Canadian version of Pepsi Max that despite sharing the same packaging as its international counterpart, it was sold as an entirely different drink, being a mid-calorie cola sweetened with a blend of Corn Syrup and Aspartame.[47] It was discontinued by 2002.
Pepsi XL 1995 A mid-calorie cola targeted at males, and transition consumers making the move from regular to diet colas, similar to the version of Pepsi Max sold in Canada. It was sweetened with a 50/50 blend of Corn Syrup and Aspartame. It was test-marketed in Florida in 1995, but likely low sales never led to a full release in the United States.[48]
Pepsi Boom 1997 A version of Diet Pepsi without caffeine or artificial sweeteners. It is only sold in Germany, Italy, and Spain. It was also sold in France as Pepsi Cool from 1997 until being discontinued in the country in 2003.
Pepsi One 1998 A one-calorie cola that was originally sweetened with a blend of Aspartame and Acesulfame Potassium, with one calorie per serving. It was made to be similar to the international Pepsi Max but used its own formula. Aspartame was exchanged for Splenda-branded Sucralose in 2005 with a major rebranding. It continued to use the 2003 Pepsi design until mid-2012, and then swapped to the new logo. It was discontinued in 2015, following low sales and the swapping of Diet Pepsi's main sweetener from Aspartame to Sucralose.
Pepsi Edge 2004 A mid-calorie cola sold in the United States and Canada that contained half the carbohydrates, calories and sugars of a normal Pepsi, and was sweetened with Splenda brand Sucrolose. It was PepsiCo's answer to the similarity-short-lived Coca-Cola C2. It was known as Pepsi Avantage in Canadian French. The drink suffered from poor sales, and was discontinued in 2005.[49]

It was featured on an episode of The Apprentice 2 in which teams had to design a prototype bottle.

Pepsi NEX 2006 A zero-calorie Pepsi available in Japan and South Korea, developed by Suntory[50] (Also advertised through the anime Tiger & Bunny and U-Know and Max of TVXQ)[51][52]
Pepsi Zero Sugar 2007 A zero-calorie cola with added caffeine and ginseng. It was originally known as Diet Pepsi Max (2007-2008) and Pepsi Max (2008-2016), although it's not related to the drink sold outside the US and Canada.[53]
Pepsi Twist 3 2008 A low-calorie version of Pepsi with three calories of the natural Lemon Juice.
Pepsi Kick 2009 A version of Diet Pepsi with extra Caffeine and Ginseng. It was introduced in Mexico in 2009.
Pepsi Twist Zero 2010 A zero-calorie Lime-flavored cola that was available in Brazil.
Pepsi Next 2012 A mid-calorie version of Pepsi released in March 2012, described by the company as having "60% lower sugar content and fewer calories."[54] It was discontinued by 2015.
Pepsi Next Cherry Vanilla 2012 A mid-calorie Cherry Vanilla flavored Pepsi that was sold for a limited time in the summer of 2012.[55]
Pepsi Next Paradise Mango 2012 A mid-calorie Mango flavored Pepsi that was sold for a limited time in the summer of 2012.[55]
Pepsi Next (Stevia version) 2013 The version of Pepsi Next in some regions outside the United States are sweetened with Stevia as the sweetener. It was sold in Canada, France and The Netherlands. The packaging was later changed to that of Pepsi True.
Pepsi Strong Zero 2015 A variation of Diet Pepsi with extra carbonation and caffeine. It was sold in Japan by Suntory in 2015 alongside its regular counterpart.[56]
Pepsi Black 2017 A low-calorie cola similar to but not to be confused with Pepsi Max. It was introduced in 2017 in Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine. In the latter countries, it replaced Pepsi Light.[57]

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