A Few Cool Facts About Coca Cola

Facts About Coca Cola

Facts About Coca Cola

Last week I asked our facebook page – coolfacts fans to suggest me a topic. I didn’t knew I was about to get a series of topic ideas. One of those ideas was to write facts about companies which are famous! I loved that idea and chose Coca Cola to write about for now. I hope you would love to read a few cool facts about coca cola.

  • Did you know Cuba and North Korea is the only countries where you can’t buy Coca Cola?
  • In 2011 Coca-Cola was the world’s most valuable brand according to Interbrand.
  • The very first bottle of Coca Cola was sold on May 8, 1886.
  • Initially Coca Cola was marketed as a patent medicine which could cure morphine addiction, impotence and many other diseases.
  • The original recipe of Coca Cola had cocaine in it.
  • There is a popular myth which says that only two executives have access to the formula, with each executive having only half the formula. In fact the truth is only 2 executives have unrestricted access and both know the complete formula and the process by which Coca cola is manufactured.
  • The company Coca cola only produces the concentrated Syrup and not the bottled Coca cola. This syrup is distributed world-wide to the bottlers. These bottlers produce mix the syrup with water and sweeteners, and then carbonate it before putting it in cans and bottles.
  • As per the latest statistics Coca cola stands number one in the industry by selling 1.6 billion cases in 2010. Pepsi stands 3rd.
  • When Coca cola entered into the Chinese market, one of the first suggestions on how to write Coca cola in Mandarin, turned out to mean “Bite the wax tadpole”.

I hope you really enjoyed reading these! If you would like to see more facts about Companies, please let us know by commenting below!

Author: Plato P.

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Plato Puthur is the owner at cool Facts and has been working with websites since 2009. He enjoys playing games on XBOX, browsing through reddit and using Android smartphones. In the free time he crawls through various pages of Wikipedia in his quest for knowledge.
1 comments
Mr.Panos
Mr.Panos

Coca Cola is a very successful company, but I believe that their products are very harmful, especially if you drink many sodas. I don't know why North Korea and Cuba haven't approved it. It's possibly because of their governments and their theories. Finally, I would like to say that I have heard many rumors about the secret formula. I think that all the Directors of the Departments know about it. Especially the Board of the Directors. I am very sure for this.

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