MOXIE at the convenience store,
Convenient so I can buy more….
It’s not sugar free
but smaller bottles make me
Happy that my blood sugar won’t soar
*MOXIE” is a soda flavored with gentian root extract and first appeared as a nerve tonic syrup. It predated Coca-cola and at one time outsold Coke. It is favored in some parts of the New England states and elsewhere. Interestingly, the MOXIE brand was recently purchased by Coca-Cola, the national corporation! Many bigger grocery chains carried and then dropped it for other, faster-selling. craft sodas. —the author.