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7 Snappy Facts About Snapple’s Cofounder

Posted on 05/28/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyThanks to the “Snapple Facts” that beverage maker Snapple imprints on the inside of its bottle caps, millions of consumers now know that Napoleon suffered from a pathological fear of cats and that Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand while writing with the other. That’s as good a reason as any to compile a list of similarly arcane but fascinating trivia about Snapple cofounder Leonard Marsh, who died on May 21 at age 80 in Manhasset, N.Y. Before …

Arnold Greenberg: 5 Snappy Facts about Snapple’s Co-Founder

Posted on 11/1/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyOne of beverage giant Snapple’s most ingenious marketing tricks is the collection of quirky “Snapple Facts” that it imprints on the inside of its bottle caps. (Here’s a partial list of Snapple facts, such as “On average, a human will spend up to 2 weeks kissing in his/her lifetime.”) Snapple co-founder Arnold Greenberg, who died in New York City on Oct. 26 at age 80, didn’t dream up Snapple Facts (the idea was conceived in 2002, eight years after he …