Coca-Cola Fun Facts
- 1985. Coca-Cola became the first soft drink ever in space.
- If all the Coca-Cola bottler in the world were laid end to end they would reach the moon and back more than 1.677 times.
- 1886. Cola-Cola was first invented by a pharmacist named John Pemberton.
- 1982. Diet Coke was introduced, now the world's top diet drink.
- Top secret. Only a few people know the secret formula for Coca-Cola. The concentrate is made centrally, then exported to more than 900 bottling plants around the world.
- Coca-Cola is the second most widely understood term in the world, after "OK".
- The Coca-Cola Facebook page has over 50 million fans & continues to grow.
- 1931. The Coca-Cola Santa Claus, created by Haddon Sundblom, first appeared in advertising.
- There are 10.450 soft drinks from Coca-Cola consumed every second of every day including Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite.
- 1991. Coca-Cola launches the first drinks bottle containing recycled materials.
Source: Canadean, 2011; http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/citizenship/pdf/TCCAF_The_Coca-Cola_Story.pdf.
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