Coca-Cola Original Taste

The world’s favourite soft drink, enjoyed since 1886, Coca-Cola Classic is available in a variety of pack formats to suit every lifestyle and occasion. Coca-Cola Classic was invented in 1886 by Dr John Pemberton and was first sold at Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. Coca-Cola arrived in GB in 1900, when Charles Candler brought a jug of syrup with him on a visit to England. Later, in the early 1920’s, and was first sold at Selfridges and at the London Coliseum.

Key Facts

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    Coca-Cola is sold in more than 200 countries around the world. (1)

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    ‘Coca-Cola’ is the 2nd most widely understood term in the world, after ‘OK’.

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    Coca-Cola Classic is bigger than Pepsi, Pepsi Max and Diet Pepsi combined! (2)

Key Insights

Source: (1) http://www.coca-cola/faq/how-many-cans-of-coca-cola-are-sold-worldwide-in-a-day (2) Nielsen, Cola Total GB, Value LC (MM) MAT TY, Week ending 11.02.17 (3) B3 research 3MMT to May 2017 (4) NIELSEN SCAN TRACK MAT 22.10.16 (5) Nielsen Scan Track MAT 07.10.17

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