Coca-Cola has been one of the most popular soft drinks around the world for decades. Here are some really interesting Cocoa-Cola facts that can make you go fizzy.
Fizzy Fact One: If you were on a mission to try every Coca-Cola product available and you only drank one per day, it would take you over nine years to try them all. Coca-Cola has over 500 brands with 3,500 beverages. This long list include soy-based drinks, sodas, and energy drinks.
Fizzy Fact Two: Coca-Cola was originally a morphine substitute when a Civil War veteran named Dr. John S. Pemberton first invented it. He invented it after he became addicted to morphine and he wanted a substitute.
Fizzy Fact Three: When Coca-Cola first came out, you could buy it for $0.05 per glass at Jacobs Pharmacy.
Fizzy Fact Four: By 1997, Coca-Cola sold over one billion servings of its product every single day around the world. Today, Coca-Cola sells 1.7 billion servings per day.
Fizzy Fact Five: The Coca-Cola company has a yearly revenue of just over 35.1 billion dollars. This amount puts it at the 84th largest revenue earner in the world. It even generates more yearly revenue than Costa Rica.
Fizzy Fact Six: If you took every single drop of Coca-Cola that the company ever produced and put it in eight-ounce bottles, you would have enough bottles to lay end to end and go to the moon and back 2,000 times.
Fizzy Fact Seven: Coca-Cola’s red and white logo is so iconic that over 94% of the world’s population will instantly recognise it on sight.
Fizzy Fact Eight: The Coca-Cola brand uses over 300,000 tonnes of aluminium each year to manufacture its cans for US operations alone. This works out to 17.4% of what the entire United States’s aluminium industry makes each year.
Fizzy Fact Nine: In 2010, Coca-Cola spent more advertising money than both Apple and Microsoft combined.
Fizzy Fact Ten: In parts of the UK and in the Southern US, the term “Coke” refers to all types of soft drinks, including Pepsi.
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