Coca-Cola was invented in the 19th century and used as a patent medicine to cure hangovers and headaches by John Pemberton in 1886. In 1888, a businessman Asa Griggs Candler bought Coca-Cola. His marketing tactics led Coca-Cola to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century.
The drink’s name refers to two of its original ingredients which were Coca Leaves and Kola Nuts.
Its logo was made originally using a handwriting style, now known as Spencerian Script.
The original formula for Cola is kept in SunTrust Bank Atlanta’s vault which is close to its Headquarter.
In 2013, Coke products were sold in over 200 countries, today it sells 1.8 billion bottles—per day. On average, over 10,000 soft drinks are consumed every second of every day globally.
It is the largest user of Cans in the US with over 300,000 tonnes of aluminum sheet every year.
Based on Interbrand’s “Best Global Brand” study of 2015, It was the world’s third most valuable brand, after Apple and Google.
If all Cola bottles in the world kept in a line they would reach to Moon & will return back many times.
Coca-Cola was the first commercial sponsor of the Olympic Games in 1928.
It is also used to remove grease from clothes by adding detergent with it to clean.
In Chinese, the name Coca-Cola means “to make mouth happy”.
Only two countries in the world that do not sell Cola: North Korea and Cuba.
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