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– Pakola was created by seven brothers from the Teli family of Dhoraji in India who migrated to Pakistan in 1947.
– The idea came from founder Haji Ali Mohammad to develop a drink reflecting the taste of Pakistan.
– Launched on Pakistan’s Independence anniversary, 14 August 1950, in the presence of Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan.
– In the early 1960s, Pakola became popular by mixing it with chilled milk during Ramadan.
– Production of Pakola was taken over by Mehran Bottlers in Karachi.

– Pakola Ice Cream Soda, Pakola Orange, Pakola Raspberry, Pakola Lychee, Pakola Fresh Lime.
– Other variants include Pakola Water, Pakola Pomegranate, Pakola Vimto, Apple Sidra, and Forest (Club Soda).

– Pakola contains carbonated water, sugar, citric acid, cream soda artificial flavor, and specific food colors.
– A typical can of Pakola (8.5 fl ounces/250 ml) contains 34g sugar, 15mg sodium, and 130 calories.

– Pakola is currently produced by Mehran Bottlers.

– Pakola is available globally in countries like America, Africa, Australia, Canada, Middle East, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
– It is the only Pakistani carbonated beverage exported worldwide.

Glass bottles:
– Production and distribution of Pakola in glass bottles ceased in 2013 due to capacity tax.
– Mehran Bottlers shifted to PET lines after the collapse of the capacity tax system.

Pakola (Wikipedia)

Pakola, derived from Pakistan-Cola, is flavored carbonated soft drink from Pakistan.

Country of origin Pakistan
Introduced14 August 1950; 73 years ago (14 August 1950)
FlavorIce-cream Soda
VariantsPakola Fresh Lime
Pakola Orange
Pakola Raspberry
Pakola Ice-cream Soda
Pakola Lychee
Pakola Pomegranate
Related productsExported to United States
Middle East
New Zealand
United Kingdom Edit this on Wikidata
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