According to the Coca-Cola company itself, the original formula of the soft drink Coca-Cola was never green. The company goes on to suggest that perhaps people formulated this idea because the original glass bottles used to house the beverage were green in color.
Coca-Cola has always had a brown color since it was first put on the market in 1886. Other rumors often surface about Coca-Cola, including that the formula includes trace amounts of alcohol. Again, in an official statement, the Coca-Cola company denies this rumor. It also denies that the soda contains any type of pork product or cochineal, which is a bug dye.