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Boycott Dr Pepper/Snapple & Stand Up For Dublin Dr Pepper Wooden Nickel (mock-up)

Please join us in boycotting all Dr Pepper/Snapple Group products in protest of their treatment of Dublin Dr Pepper & the people of Dublin, Texas. "Like" our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/BoycottDrPepper

 

(This image is a mock-up of the Boycott DP/S & Stand Up For Dublin, TX wooden nickel design from the printers proofs. We will be receiving 2500 of these on 2/8, which will then be distributed to help educate & inform more people of the injustice done in/to Dublin, TX)

 

The small North Texas town of Dublin has two claims to fame.... One is the Whistling Duck Vinyards, owned and operated by 60's rock guitar icon Rod Prince (of Bubble Puppy fame). The other is the famed Dublin Dr. Pepper bottling plant.

 

With a tradition that spans over 100 years, Dublin Dr. Pepper bottling facility in the country. DDP has always made in their very special version of the classic soft drink from a recipe that is unique from the national brand. The one ingredient that is readlily shared with the public, is Imperial Pure Cane Sugar (in place of the high fructose corn syrup that the national brand uses).

 

Dublin Dr. Pepper employs some 50 local workers, and is visited by tens of thousands of tourists each year. A huge portion of the town's commerce can be attributed to the home-grown company. In fact, because of it's importance to the town's identity, Dublin is often referred to as "Dr. Pepper, Texas".

 

Well, because of the far-reaching popularity and customer loyalty that Dublin Dr. Pepper has garnered, and the fact that countless retailers drive in to Dublin from far & wide to purchase the legendary soda pop by the truckload, to sell in their various stores and restaurants (choosing it over the national stuff), the corporate fat-cats at Dr. Pepper/Snapple are smelling a golden revenue-generating opportunity.... They have filed a lawsuit which reportedly accuses Dublin Dr. Pepper of violating their licensing terms, and distributing their product beyond the agreed-to 44-mile radius of their plant (in actuality, DDP has no control over where their product is re-sold by those who purchase it directly from the plant). The kicker to all of this (and most-likely the true root of this lawsuit), is that the corporate honchos are now promoting the fact that they are going to market a version of the drink made with pure cane sugar, and are claiming that it will be formulated as closely as possible to Dublin Dr. Pepper's secret recipe.

 

Let's tell this multi-billion dollar corporation that we won't stand for this kind of corporate greed destroying a century's worth of small-town Texas quality, craftsmanship, spirit & tradition.

 

Join us in boycotting all corporate Dr. Pepper/Snapple products until this lawsuit is dropped, and Dublin Dr. Pepper can get back to the business they've done so well all these years.

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Taken on January 28, 2012