As sugar prices rose after the second World War, increased expenses and
competition primarily from Coca Cola made the Moxie empire
dwindle. Moxieland closed, and the company later continued from it's
Moxie is still made here in
Moxie was quite popular in coastal seashore resorts, and
had strong ties to the "good times" of our Nation as it emerged as a
world industrial leader. The heyday of Moxie started around
the turn of the century. This is why most of the postcards
in the list depicting "When America Had a
The largest (read that..."only") organization dedicated to Moxie
is The New England Moxie Congress.
The "Congress" is a group of enthusiastic collectors of Moxie
Memorabilia including Moxie advertising, company related documents, photos and
postcards. The group also has amongst it's membership historians who are
dedicated to keeping Moxie alive for it's part in American
history. Membership is $10.00 per year, and includes a
newsletter which has updates on Moxie events, auctions, and
information on collector gatherings. Become a
The following day, is the
Through the efforts of a few dozen members of the
New England Moxie Congress, as well as Cornicopia Bottling, the Maine State
Historical Commission and the Matthews Museum in Union, Maine, we have
purchased and stabilized the last remaining Moxie Bottle kiosk . The 2 story
structure built as a giant replica of Moxie Bottle once graced and served Moxie
at long gone
The Moxie Congress is working with the
And.... to buy some Moxie .....
Frank Anicetti has a catalog of Moxie items he sells from his store, shipping worldwide. Frank also makes the finest (and probably only) Moxie Ice Cream, and Moxie Ice Cream Floats. If you need a supply of Moxie , or one of the many Moxie collectables, Frank's business number is 207-353-8173 . A Florida buisness also ships Moxie. Subs-N-Such - Home of Sodamania in Tampa Florida ships Moxie out all over the Country. They accept Visa /Mc. Phone number is 1-813-972-1784.
Here is a link to the Moxieworld web site and their list of Moxie distributers, and everything else Moxie.
For a complete and quite detailed history of Moxie, read The Moxie Encyclopedia by Q. David Bowers (Vestal Press Ltd., ISBN: 0911572-43-0). The Book of Moxie by Frank Potter is a good guide for collectors and dealers, with hundreds of color pictures available of Moxie items (Collector Books, a division of Schroeder Publishing Co., ISBN: 089145-348-2).
Moxie continues to live on in the hearts, souls, and taste buds of stalwart New Englanders! Try some!! You too can "Learn to Love Moxie "