Food of the Seventies, Spur Cola

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The original supersized cola, came in a 12 oz returnable bottle when coke and pepsi were still only 10 oz. Available only in Newfoundland. Great with a krinkle and an export A.
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Robert Mohlenbrock - July 30, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember a singing commercial. Here are the words: I prefer Spur, oh yeh, oh yeh, The cola drink, oh yeh,oh yeh, Quality buy; Canada dry; That's what we pays our nickels fer, Gettyup Napoleon, it looks like Spur!
ant - October 07, 2009 - Report this comment
Spur Cola Advert in LIFE Magazine: http://books.google.com/books?id=H1MEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA48&hl=de&pg=PA62#v=onepage&q=&f=false
Rob Lambert - September 16, 2014 - Report this comment
At one time, Spur Cola was only available in Newfoundland. Canada Dry brought it to the US in 1962. Spur did not get as much promotion as Wink, but managed to survive until 1970. It was never as popular (or as tasty) as the Big Three (Coke, Pepsi, RC).
Jose Ponce - October 31, 2014 - Report this comment
Spur Cola was bottled in Pocahantas, Virginia and El Paso Texas in the late 40's
Tony Way - May 07, 2017 - Report this comment
I remember as a child of around 10 or 11, in the early 1960s, my mother used to buy me 2 or 3 bottles of Spur Cola a week from our local newsagent in Sevenoaks, UK. These would have been around 10 or 12 fl oz bottles. I never saw it in any other shop, but now wonder, having read this page, if the shop sold other Canada Dry drinks, or it was made under licence by a UK soft drinks manufacturer. Over the years I've wondered about Spur Cola and what happened to it. I'm renowned for having a memory for trivia from my young days and Googled Spur Cola with no expectation of finding anything. Glad to know others remember it. Be amused to know if anyone else from the UK has memories.

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