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You're kicked back on Honolulu's Waikiki Beach. Your toes are wriggled into the sand as palms sway in a languid breeze, and the sapphire water goes on for eternity. No Bud Light for you. The scene is a veritable commercial for a Blue Hawaiian or piña colada, coconut-centric drinks probably made with fruit from the very trees that stretch overhead. St. Louis lies a world and several time zones away.
But even in Hawaii, the corner of 23rd and Chestnut is closer than you think. Much closer.
Downtown St. Louis' Rio Syrup Company ships its ready-to-use syrups, concentrates, preservatives and food coloring for snow cones, slushes and sodas to locations as far flung as the Philippines, Costa Rica, Singapore and all 50 states. Including, yes, Hawaii.More »