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Caffe de orzo

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ITALY Barley coffee is very popular in Italian bars and easy to find in supermarkets too. Beeing naturally cafeine free, Caffe de orzo is drunk as a decaf.
Calpis

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JAPAN Popular drink in Japan. Calpis is essentialy composed of water, milk powder and lactic ferments. Its slightly sour and lactic taste reminds of the taste of a sweet yogurt diluted in water.
This (very expensive) drink is often sold in concentrate forms to dilute before consumption in japanese drugstores. Some pre-diluated versions are sold under the generic term of Calpis water and Calpis soda for the soda version. Calpis is also used as a syrup to aromatize Kakigoris. (wikipedia)
Chalap

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KAZAKHSTAN, KIRGHIZISTAN Drink made with qatiq (fermented milk), salt, and sparkling water.
Chal, Shubat

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KAZAKHSTAN Drink made with fermented camel milk. It's a traditional kazakh's drink. Turkmens have a similar beverage. Chal is fatter than koumis (fermented mare's milk). This product is rarely exported because of food safety standards.
Champurrado

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MEXICO Champurrado is a milky traditional mexican drink composed of milk, chocolate, water, hominy pasta, panela (see agua de panela, Colombia) and sometimes of cinnamon, anise or vanilla. This Atole is traditionaly drunk in the morning with churros. (wikipedia)
Cherbet Mazhar

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ALGERIA Traditional drink of Alger given to the bride during her nuptial hammam ritual. The Mazhar sherbet is composed of water of orange blossom, water, cinnamon and sugar.
Cherbet Miliana
ALGERIA Traditional drink from Miliana city containing cherry juice, lemon and grape juices, water and sugar. (wikipedia)
Cherbet of Blida

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ALGERIA also called sherbet of Boufarik (see limonana Israel). This drink is composed of fresh lemon juice and fresh mint.
Chimarrão

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BRAZIL National beverage of South-Brazil, to be drunk burning ! The green grass is dried, chopped, and prepared as a herbal tea in a small individual calabash. A cultural experience as much as a drink, Chimarrão is a special tea shared with friends. It's a stimulating drink, like tea or coffee. The plant leaves figure on french pharmacopeia as a tonic.
Chinotto

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ITALY Italian soda having he same color than Coca, but prepared with the citrus zests and essence (chinotto fruit) and herbal extracts. The beverage wears a very refreshing and pleasant mild taste. Chinotto (sometimes written chin8) is commercialized by different brands : San Pellegrino (Nestle group), Abbondio, Coca-Cola... Chinotto is called "Brio" in Canada and "Bisleri" in Australia.
Clamato (juce)

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MEXICO,CANADA,UNITED-STATES Fruits juice containing reconstituted tomato juice, clam stock and spices. Essentially found in Mexico, Canada and in the States. The first product on the market, called Tomatoto, was made with tomato juice, vinegar and anchovy.
Cockta

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SLOVENIA Cafeine free soda created on 1953 to replace Coca-Cola in the socialist Republic of Yougoslavia. Cockta is a mixture of eleven plants of which wild rose. Symbol of the revolution of slovenian consumption, its commercial success after the 90's represent the slovenian economy pride. Cockta is also sold in Serbia. Bottles are made with 50% recycled plastic.
There are some new versions : light (stevia), black-tonic (with cafeine), lime-ginger, mandarin and chinotto (italian influence!)
Coco verde

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BRAZIL Refreshing water of the green coconut, cut out with a machete by street salesmen. Also sold in bottles. Just delicious !
Corossol (nectar of)

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MARTINIQUE Naturally rich in fibers, minerals and vitamins, the Corossol plant has many healing properties. Due to its sweet flavour it can be drunk with no sugar added.
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