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Mountain Dew Zero Sugar
MTN DEW ZS
The logo for Mountain Dew Zero Sugar.
Description
Flavor: Citrus
Color: Yellow-Green      
Details
Current Status: Permanent Flavor
Locations Available: United States
Year(s) Available: United States: 2019 (Test Release), 2020 - Present
Related Flavors: Sugar-Free Mountain Dew
Similar Flavors: Mountain Dew
Caffeine-Free Mountain Dew
Caffeine-Free Diet Mountain Dew
Dew Fuel
Mountain Dew Citrus Blast
Mountain Dew MDX
Energised
Sport
Diet Sport
Amp Game Fuel Charged ZERO (Raspberry Lemonade)
Amp Game Fuel Charged ZERO (Watermelon)
Baja Blast Zero Sugar
Related Promotions: PepCoin
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Mountain Dew Zero Sugar is a zero-sugar Mountain Dew variant that officially released in stores on January 13th, 2020, as a permanent flavor. It was first leaked on the DDD Discord server from a Pepsi employee sometime in July 2019.

Description

Mountain Dew Zero Sugar is a modified version of the original formula, containing no sugar, but retaining the same citrus taste and yellow-green color as the original Mountain Dew drink, similar to, but a separate drink from, Diet Mountain Dew.

History

Mountain Dew Zero Sugar was first leaked on the DDD Discord server from a Pepsi employee sometime in July 2019.

Starting in January 2020, Mountain Dew Zero Sugar will hit the shelves in the United States. A PepsiCo employee stated the Diet Mountain Dew variant will not be replaced. Instead, it will coexist with Zero Sugar.

On November 19th, 2019, YouTube channel myCountyMarket posted a soda review about the flavor on their video on YouTube. The channel's video revealed that it would be released around sometime in early 2020. The channel's video also revealed that Mountain Dew Zero Sugar is planned to be promoted during Super Bowl LIV.

Officially, it was released in stores on January 13th, 2020 throughout stores nationwide in the United States as a permanent flavor in various sizes. A few weeks later, it was promoted in a commercial during Super Bowl LIV that had a shade on a scene from the classic Warner Bros. Pictures horror film, The Shining. This led to a major boost in the popularity of Mountain Dew Zero Sugar.

Trivia

  • This flavor was leaked long before its release on the Dew Drinker Discord.
  • Mountain Dew Zero Sugar was featured on the YouTube channel myCountyMarket along with several other pre-release flavors of Mountain Dew.
  • Mountain Dew Zero Sugar has 68 mg of caffeine per 12 oz can while the regular Mountain Dew has 54 mg of caffeine per 12 oz can.

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