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Mar 11, 2015

Where bubbles took their fizzicals

According to the ads, every bubble in Corona pop had passed its fizzical. The company's main factory in Porth, Rhondda, was a product of the Victorian temperance ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

movement. The aim was to encourage miners to choose non-alcoholic drinks, but the sweet fizzy drinks appealed more to children than to adults. In 1909 the company's drinks sustained a Swiss stuntman who went 38 days without food in Tonypandy. For more on these stories, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the entrance to the Welsh Hills Works, now home to a community arts facility. Or click here