Coca-Cola switches back to cane sugar from corn syrup during the Jewish holiday of Passover.
When Coca-Cola announced the return of Coke's original formula in 1985, ABC News interrupted General Hospital to break the story.
In 1953, Coca-Cola attempted to persuade the US Treasury to mint a 7.5 cent coin. A can of Coke had been a nickel since 1886 and its price needed to be raised due to inflation, but they felt a dime was too much.
Coca-Cola is 90% water. Diet Coke is 99% water.
Coca-Cola was ordered by the US judge to turn over their secret formula twice and they refused to do it both the times.
American Coca Cola tastes different to International Coca Cola.
In order for Coca-Cola to continue to exist in its current form, the company has a special arrangement with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to allow them to import dried coca leaves from Peru (and to a lesser degree, from Bolivia) in huge quantities.
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In 1914 the Coca-Cola Company was flooded with look-alike competitors. They requested design proposals for their product: a “bottle so distinct that you would recognize it by feel in the dark or lying broken on the ground.” It became a classic example of design patents for law students.
19Coca-Cola Freestyle machines
Coca-Cola Freestyle machines send data to Coke's headquarters to help inform them whether beverage flavors should be recalled, discontinued, or created.
Coca-Cola was originally marketed for whites, while Pepsi was marketed for blacks.