When was canned soda invented?
He received US Patent No. 3,349,949 for his pull-top can design in 1963 and licensed his invention to Alcoa and Pittsburgh Brewing Company, the latter of which first introduced the design on Iron City Beer cans.
Coca-Cola made its world debut at the Jacobs' Pharmacy soda fountain in Atlanta, where it sold for 5 cents a glass in 1886. In the first year Coca-Cola creator John Pemberton sold an average of just nine glasses a day. The company now sells 1.4 billion beverage servings every day.
- At no time in Coca-Cola's history has that beverage been green. The original formula called for caramel to give Coca-Cola its rich brown color, and although the recipe has undergone some changes through the years, none of them affected the ultimate color of the product.
- Product Description
- Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola is the most popular and biggest-selling soft drink in history, as well as one of the most recognizable brands in the world.
- Sprite. Introduced in 1961, Sprite is the world's leading lemon-lime flavored soft drink.
- Diet Coke.
- Coca-Cola zero.
- Coca-Cola Life.
- Minute Maid.
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History of Bottling. Coca-Cola® originated as a soda fountain beverage in 1886 selling for five cents a glass. Early growth was impressive, but it was only when a strong bottling system developed that Coca-Cola became the world-famous brand it is today.
- According to industry statistics compiled by Beverage Digest, Coke owns 17 percent of the American market for carbonated soft drinks. The next most popular choice is Diet Coke with 9.4 percent. Pepsi languishes in third place at 8.9 percent.
- Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton and was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coca-Cola to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century.
- It was called Pemberton's French Wine Coca at first, and was sold as a medicine to help cure colds and give people more energy. The drink used to be sold at soda fountains in the United States. Coca-Cola was first sold in bottles in Atlanta on March 12, 1894 with actual cocaine content.
January 29, 1892, Atlanta, GA
- The word cocaine refers to the drug in a powder form or crystal form.1 The powder is usually mixed with substances such as corn starch, talcum powder and/or sugar or other drugs such as procaine (a local anesthetic) or amphetamines. Extracted from coca leaves, cocaine was originally developed as a painkiller.
- Sprite is a colorless, caffeine-free, lemon- and lime-flavored soft drink created by The Coca-Cola Company. It was first developed in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone (“Clear Lemon Fanta”) and was introduced in the United States under the current brand name Sprite in 1961 as a competitor to 7 Up.
- Coca-cola was originally manufactured in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. But now they have bottling plants all over the world, so most likely the bottle of Coke you are enjoying was produced not far from where you live.
Updated: 23rd September 2018