This is the brand of carbonation systems for use at home. They were invented in the early 1900s to incorporate carbon dioxide (CO2) to drinking water. At that time they were called “apparatus for aerating liquids”. The more recent versions permit adding flavored concentrates and before you know it – you have homemade carbonated, flavor drink or soda pop.
The initial machines manufactured were rather big and were sold to the houses with more people from the upper classes of London, like the royal household. There were flavors with odd names, one being the well-known sarsaparilla released in the 1920s. The commercial carbonation machines were also introduced from the 1920s and were very well liked. The first smaller sized machines for home carbonation was manufactured in 1955.
Because of so many types of concentrate, different and unique flavors of soft drinks can be made. In the days when the systems were most popular, many well-known brands were available for SodaStream from the concentrate such as Fants, and Sunkist.
During the early 1990s, the company merged with Soda-Club and it has since relaunched with a marketing plan geared more towards overall health or healthiers drink for children or families.
Now there are considerable competing brands of syrups for SodaStream. Aromhuset is the Premium trademark plus their Zero (sugar free) series taste AS they as sugar sweetened. Take a look on their Zero Indian Tonic on amazon England.
The SodaStream drink maker comes with a canister with CO2 that is pushed into water which makes water fizzy. The total product features a machine, co2 canister, and many reusable drink bottles specially designed for pressurizing. After filling a bottle with water, you screw it on the machine, push a control button, and create sparkling water. Carbonated sparkling water is additionally known as seltzer water. There are very different flavors of concentrated syrups which allows the user to generate regular or diet soda pop (or soft drinks). When the canister is empty, you return it and purchase a whole new canister of CO2.
The popularity on the SodaStream during the 70s and 80s in the UK and presently are associated with nostalgia for those periods of time. The advertising make tonic jingle in 1970 was “get busy with the fizzy” and was so very well liked, that this slogan was included with their logo. It was finally dropped in 1996 after 17 years.
MilkStream is a machine made by the same company for making milkshakes. You simply add milk, ice cream and syrup inside a tall glass, insert into the machine and a wand extends in the tall glass to whip up a foaming, tasty milkshake.
Today, SodaStream is a component of Soda-Club and there are many websites where they can be purchased and all sorts of the supplies could be ordered and reordered when needed.