Topo Chico

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Topo Chico is a brand of sparkling mineral water from Mexico.



Topo Chico has been sourced from and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico since 1895. The drink takes its name from the mountain Cerro del Topo Chico, near Monterrey. [1] [2]

In 2017, The Coca-Cola Company purchased Topo Chico for $220 million. [2] [3] The brand was originally popular in northern Mexico and Texas, with the Coca-Cola Company later helping popularize it across the United States. [2] The drink has a cult following. [2] [3] [4] [5]

Ranch Water is a cocktail made with tequila, lime juice and Topo Chico, over ice, a popular drink in Texas. [6]

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