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If you’re from Edmonton, you’ll remember Happy Pop soda

Written by Justin on June 2, 2011

Happy Pop soda bottle Edmonton, Alberta, 1983

Happy Pop bottle, circa 1983. Image courtesy of the collection of C.A. Weide. http://ca-yd.com

Happy Pop was a huge part of my childhood. Like many others in the Edmonton area, my family would go and pick up a crate of the brightly colored sodas every month or so.

The odd thing about cultural artifacts from the 80′s: you can’t find them on the internet! Search “Happy Pop” in Google Images and you’ll get pictures of Lanvin purses; but no shots of a Happy Pop soda bottle.

I’d searched everywhere; until one day I found Chris Weides’ website.  Chris, who is from the USA, has a huge collection of pop bottles.  I saw that he had a Happy Pop bottle in his collection and asked him if he could send it to me.

So here they are, the only photos I could find of Happy Pop on the internet!

Update: I just found a copy of the Happy Pop logo on Canada’s Trademark Database.