While driving on Belknap in Superior this past weekend I noticed the sign boasting homemade Root Beer at the A&W Restaurant. They aren't kidding, it IS homemade. I use to work at the A&W in Cloquet and we made our root beer too. Don't believe me, here's proof.
A weak economy. Trouble in the Middle East. Rising gas prices. In some ways, 2012 is just like the early 1990's. Need one more item to add to that list of comparisons? Public health officials say that soda manufacturers - just like their cigarette-making cousins in the 1990's - are employing marketing tactics to sway public opinions on their products.