Coca-Cola’s failed its “Magican” campaign. They sold cans that contained spring loaded tabs to dispense cash prizes. Prize cans contained a foul smelling liquid instead of cola to prevent drinking. Though harmless, one child drank it and Coca-Cola ended the campaign 3 weeks later due to backlash.
Only one commercial entity in America can import Coco Leaves with approval from the DEA, The Stepan Company, after extracting the Cocaine, the leaves are then shipped to Coca Cola to be used as an ingredient in the secret recipe thus making an imitation recipe near impossible.
Coca-Cola is sometimes used medically to dissolve ‘phytobezoars’ – large indigestible balls of material in the digestive tract. It works by dissolving material that otherwise would not be broken down.
In 1993, Coca-Cola created a soda for the dystopian future, called OK Soda, which came with its own manifesto, and the slogan, “Everything is going to be OK.”
Coca-Cola syrup is delivered to McDonald’s in stainless steel tanks that ensure its freshness, creating what many believe is the best Coca-Cola available. All other restaurants receive the syrup in plastic bags.
During the Soviet Union, government officials made a deal with Pepsi to allow Pepsi into the Soviet Union, being the first foreign product sanctioned for sale in the Soviet Union. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Coca-Cola was favored because Pepsi was associated with the Soviet Union.
In 2013, Coca-Cola cancelled a promotion that paired randomly generated English and French words inside their caps until a lady received one that said “You Retard”.
A banker who convinced local residents to buy Coca Cola Stock during the Depression resulted in a the richest town in America with more millionaires per capita. A single share bought at $19 would be worth $10 Million in 2013.
Spanish drink called “Kola Coca” was presented at a contest in Philadelphia in 1885, a year before the official birth of Coca-Cola. The rights to this Spanish drink were bought by Coca-Cola in 1953.
Claud Hatcher bought a large amount of Coca-Cola syrup from a salesman and thought he deserved a reduced rate for the amount. When refused, Hatcher vowed to never purchase Coca-Cola again and was determined to develop his own soft drink. He kept his vow and today we have Royal Crown (RC) Cola.