The Real Reason You Can’t Find Dr Pepper In Stores

Dr. Pepper has been around since 1885 – and many would say it’s as popular today as it ever was.But as we reported separately, DP is also the last victim in 2020 ‘panic buying.’ While the suggestion might be that people are emptying stores because people just can’t get enough fizz,CNNbelieves that analuminum can shortageis a more likely culprit.

For their part, Keurig Dr Pepper (Keurig?! Who knew?!) blames the shortage on growth and rising demand and popularity and encourages customers to “contact your local retailer directly for the most up-to-date availability of Dr Pepper products.” Better grab some while you can if you can find it!