What Coca-Cola for Breakfast Means to Arkansas (and other Southerners)

In The News Piece in Extra Crispy
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Dec. 4, 2017

Bart Elmore was interviewed by Extra Crispy on his book, Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism:

Bartow J. Elmore, an Atlanta-raised environmental historian and author of Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism ponders that this tradition may be connected to temperatures. He says that soda could be an inevitable pairing for grits and toast because “that cold drink makes sense for a Southerner who is dealing with a 98-degree day. It makes sense that they would be doing it because of the climatic conditions in the South versus the North.”