Where did Dr. Pepper originate?
Did you know that Dr. Pepper originated in Waco, Texas? Charles Alderton spent his career making medicine for the people of Waco, and in his spare time he loved to make and serve carbonated drinks at the soda fountain. Dr. Pepper gained so much popularity people started to order the syrup from Alderton’s pharmacy. Because of increased demand he expanded, and eventually opened what would become the Dr. Pepper company.
Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute – www.drpeppermuseum.com. “History of Waco Texas and Dr Pepper: Dr Pepper Museum.” Dr Pepper Museum | Original Home of the Dr Pepper Float, 4 June 2021, drpeppermuseum.com/history/.