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Across South Asia, this sweet drink is synonymous with summertime refreshment

Invented in 1907 to beat the effects of extreme heat, Rooh Afza — a ruby-red, plant-based concentrate — is diluted with water, milk or ice and is a summertime favorite in India, Pakistan and beyond.

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