Coca-Cola is the copyrighted trade name for the popular carbonated cola beverage, derived from the primary ingredients in the original recipe for the drink, namely coca leaf and kola nut. Although cocaine is an extract o... More »

Dr. John Pemberton first created the syrup for Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Ga. on May 8, 1886. The syrup was mixed with carbonated water and sold at the Jacobs' Pharmacy as a fountain drink, where glasses of the new drink cost... More »

The shelf life of a 0.5-liter bottle of Coca-Cola is 150 days, and the shelf life of a 1.5-liter bottle is six months. Coca-Cola should be stored at room temperature, but it should not be stored in direct sunlight. More »

Dr. John Pemberton first created the syrup for Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Ga. on May 8, 1886. The syrup was mixed with carbonated water and sold at the Jacobs' Pharmacy as a fountain drink, where glasses of the new drink cost... More »

The original, and current, color of Coca-Cola was brown. Many rumors are associated with the popular drink, including that the original color was green. The original bottle was green but the beverage itself has always be... More »

Personalized Coca-Cola bottles are available for purchase on Buy.ShareACoke.com, as of June 2015. Customers can personalize the 8 ounce glass bottles with up to 18 characters, and orders are delivered within two weeks. More »

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The Coca-Cola Company offers a simple recipe for Coca-Cola ham, made with a half ham weighing between 5 and 6 pounds, brown sugar, Coca-Cola and crushed pineapple. After washing the ham, rub the fat side with brown sugar... More »

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