Fun Coca Cola Facts

Fun Coca Cola Facts
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Enjoy these fun facts about coca cola, the world’s most famous beverage!

The secret recipe

Only a handful of employees know the formula for the drink. It is stored behind thick vault doors in the Coca Cola Museum in Atlanta.

Sold all over the world

Coca-Cola exists in every country in the world except in Cuba and North Korea.

Santa Cola?

The present day Santa Claus is an invention of Coca-Cola! The company, in 1931, designed a campaign for Coca-Cola and created in the course of the lovely Santa Claus, dressed in the colors of the brand, red and white.

Space coke

Coca-Cola was the first drink to make it to space: In 1985, astronauts tested the “Coca-Cola Space Can” aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.

Characteristic contour

The so-called “Contour”, was created in 1915. It was based on the shape of a cocoa bean: oval and elongated. When creating it, it was decided that it should be recognized even in the dark, even if it broke. Over the years it evolved and in 2015 it celebrated 100 years since its invention.

10 years to try each variant a day

It would take 10 years to try a different drink of Coca-Cola every day. Coca-Cola has more than 3,800 different products being sold worldwide, of which about one third are calorie-free or low-calorie.

How much caffeine does it really have?

It is a myth that Coca-Cola contains more caffeine than black tea or coffee. Black tea contains about 35 milligrams of caffeine per 100 milliliters and, coffee contains about 80 milligrams. This is more than three times the caffeine Cola has.

Powerful branding

94 percent of the world’s population recognizes the red and white label of Coke.

Why do doctors say that even diet coke is harmful?

Intake of combination of sugar, caffeine, phosphoric acid can make the bones porous. Even the diet coke doesn’t eliminate this harmful effect. In order to let cola really make your bones weak, it has to be consumed in large amounts.

 

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