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**History of Faygo:**
– Founded in Detroit, Michigan in November 1907 by Russian baker immigrants Ben and Perry Feigenson.
– Original flavors based on cake frosting recipes from Russia.
– Company grew over 10 years, adding more flavors and expanding operations.
– Brand name changed to Faygo in 1921.
– Company opened currently operating bottling plant in 1935.

**Reception of Faygo:**
– Ranked best-tasting American root beer in a 2009 issue of Bon Appétit.
– Described as dry, crisp, with a frothy head and a good bite.
– Received positive feedback for its long finish.
– Known for its quality and taste.
– Well-received by consumers and critics alike.

**Faygo in Popular Culture:**
– Detroit hip hop group Insane Clown Posse references Faygo in songs.
– Band sprays live audiences with Faygo showers.
– Interest expressed in collaborating on limited edition product runs.
– Faygo maintains a healthy distance from the group.
– Faygo has become intertwined with the music culture.

**References and Sources about Faygo:**
– Various sources document the history and evolution of Faygo.
– Books, news articles, and archives provide insights into the company’s journey.
– Information about acquisitions and milestones in Faygo’s history.
– Academic and journalistic sources contribute to the understanding of Faygo’s legacy.
– A rich collection of references available for those interested in Faygo’s story.

**Additional Resources and Media related to Faygo:**
– External links for further exploration of Faygo.
– Links to official Faygo website and related content.
– Access to more information about the company’s products and history.
– Provides avenues for in-depth research on Faygo.
– Useful for those seeking detailed information on Faygo and its offerings.

Faygo (Wikipedia)

Faygo Beverages, Inc., is a soft drink company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. The beverages produced by the company, branded as Faygo or Faygo Pop, are distributed in the Midwestern, Mid-Atlantic, and Central Southern regions of the United States, as well as southern and western Canada. Faygo Beverages, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Beverage Corporation started in Detroit, Michigan in 1907 as Feigenson Brothers Bottling Works.

Faygo Beverages, Inc.
FormerlyFeigenson Brothers Bottling Works
Company typeSubsidiary
FoundedNovember 1907; 116 years ago (1907-11) in Detroit, Michigan
FoundersBen and Perry Feigenson
ParentNational Beverage Corporation
The Cotton candy flavored Faygo soda.
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