Coca-Cola makes a special Coke for Jews during Passover, which has a yellow cap, and does not have high fructose corn syrup. insider.com/why-do-coke-b…
A study found after a 90 min. workout, athletes who ate organic peanut butter, Clif Shot Bloks, Cytomax powder, PowerBars, & Gatorade showed no difference in insulin, glucose, cholesterol, or triglyceride levels compared to athletes who ate hotcakes, OJ, a hash brown, a hamburger, fries, & Coke. realclearscience.com/jour…
New Coke, introduced in the 80's, was the formula for Diet Coke with real sugar instead of artificial sweetener. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
Coca-Cola marketing is partly responsible for the modern depiction of Santa Claus. Illustrator Haddon Sundblom drew Santa for a 1931 Coke ad in The Saturday Evening Post. His drawing was inspired by the 1822 poem 'A Visit from St. Nicholas' (commonly called 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'). coca-colajourney.co.nz/st…
In the 1940's Coca-Cola produced a version of Coke called White Coke at the behest of a Marshall of the Soviet Union en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Wine mixed with coke is an actual thing and it’s called Kalimotxo, it’s one part red wine and 1 part coke and it’s been around since the 1970s. It has become an icon of Basque culture and one of Spain's most international drinks en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kal…
Despite its negative reaction, New Coke continued to be sold as "Coke II" in limited markets until it was quietly discontinued in 2002 businessinsider.com/new-c…
Jonah Hill was hospitalised with bronchitis after shooting for "The Wolf of Wall Street". He had been snorting Vitamin D for close to seven months since the movie involved several scenes of coke snorting. independent.co.uk/news/pe…
There are 7 teaspoons of sugar in a can of coke coca-cola.co.uk/faq/how-m…
Pablo Escobar's Holding Company Sells a Fold-able Phone Which Comes With a Copy of His Auto-Biography Titled "I Made Billions Selling Coke Now My Smartphones Will Destroy Apple and Samsung" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esc…
, that Coke was the first soft drink to be consumed in Space when astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger tested the β€œCoca-Cola Space Can” on July 12, 1985. The Coca-Cola Company also installed the 'Space Dispenser' on the Space Shuttle Discovery, which was first Space soft drink equipment latimes.com/archives/la-x…
Today I learned about Mezzo Mix, a 50:50 mix between Coke and Fanta, sold bottled or canned in German speaking Europe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mez…
Diet Coke (42 mg/12 oz) contains more caffeine than regular Coke (32 mg/12 oz) healthline.com/nutrition/…
The first known mention of mixing whiskey with Coke was in a 1907 report of an employee of the United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, who encountered the drink when visiting the South. Today, the drink is considered low-brow cultural fare and tends to be frowned upon by whiskey aficionados en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
During the Great Depression, a businessman convinced struggling families from a small town in Florida to buy Coca-Cola shares. The town is now filled with "secret Coke millionaires" joshuakennon.com
When it snowed for the first recorded time in Miami in 1977 a meteorologist initially thought it was a coke-drop that had gone wrong, until realizing that the flakes were snow. sun-sentinel.com/news/wea…
Today I learned about White coke | In the 1940s, the then marshal of the soviet union, Goergy Zhukov, was introduced to coca cola and wanted it in the soviet union. Due to coke being an American product, the drink was made colorless, and packaged in straight glass bottles, in order to look like Vodka. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
A Highball is not a single drink but a family of drinks made of a spirit and a nonalcoholic mixer. Included in the family is Seven and Seven, Scotch and soda, rum and Coke, and Caipirinha. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hig…
At the request of President Truman, Coca-Cola made a special clear version of Coke for Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov, so he could pretend he was drinking vodka rather than an American drink en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
There is a one-off DC villain from the 1980's who becomes superhuman when he snorts coke. dc.fandom.com/wiki/Snowfl…
Lab analysis of Mexican Coca Cola shows it contains no sucrose i.e. "real sugar" and instead has a blend of fructose and glucose similar to US coke goranlab.com/pdf/Ventura%…
Today I learned about Mike Cameron, a kid in 1998 who got suspended for wearing a Pepsi shirt on Coke Day. vice.com/sv/article/vdypg…
The "Share a Coke" campaignβ€”where Coca-Cola replaced its name on bottles with people’s first names β€”increased Coca-Cola's U.S. sales by more than 2 percent and, in doing so, helped reverse more than 10 years of decline in Coke consumption in the U.S. theatlantic.com/business/…
In 1916, a silent comedy film was made about "Coke Ennyday" a detective with a fondness for cocaine made as a parody of Sherlock Holmes. He wears a bandolier carrying syringes filled with the drug and frequently injects himself with massive amounts of cocaine to solve crimes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 2010, Jamaican drug lord β€˜Christopher Coke’ dressed as a woman to evade police arrest for selling/distributing cocaine after a standoff with the police. latimesblogs.latimes.com/…
The drink Crystal Pepsi was killed in the US due to a "kamikaze" marketing campaign by Coke. Coke created the drink Tab Clear, designed to be unpopular, and marketed it so that consumers would conflate the two drinks even though they were not similar. It worked and both were pulled in 1994. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cry…
Michael Jackson would requested his wine be served in Diet Coke cans during flights, because he didn't want his kids to see him drinking alcohol. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tri…
Coca-Cola sales agents are not allowed to give anyone a better deal on Coke than McDonald's, as a matter of company policy delishably.com/dining-out…
The actor that played Kip Dynamite is an accomplished commercial director and photographer with T mobile, Nintendo, and Coke as some of his clients. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aar…
Coke took a phrase meant to refer to homosexuals, β€œthat Coke is a Fanta,” and created a campaign in Brazil in order to transform the meaning of the phrase. youtu.be/YWkMvgRYAfE
A Soviet general convinced Coca-Cole to make transparent coke in order to bring it into Russia rbth.com/history/329354-w…
When Coke marketed their Dasani brand of water in the UK in 2004 it was a PR disaster because they referred to it as "bottled spunk" and used the slogan "can't live without spunk" not realizing "spunk" was a slang word for semen en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
The Coca-Cola Company tried to avoid raising the price of Coke by leaving 1 in 9 vending machine bottles empty. While most nickels inserted in their vending machine would yield a Coke, some patrons had to use 2 nickels, thus raising the price. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fix…
Lidocaine (the topical anesthetic) is used as an adulterant in cocaine, because it numbs the gums like high-quality coke sciencedirect.com/science…
Jon Lovitz blames Andy Dick for contributing to the death of Phil Hartman by giving Hartman’s sober wife coke causing her to relapse and have a mental breakdown cbsnews.com/news/lovitz-s…
In a blind test taste Pepsi activated more dopamine receptors than Coca-Cola. However once participants were told they were drinking Coke, it then became the greater dopamine producing beverage over Pepsi -- even when lied to. Most likely it was Coke's marketing that was responsible. sciencedirect.com/science…
In 1999 Coca Cola invented a vending machine that could adjust its prices based on the temperature, allowing it to hike up the price of a Coke on a hot summer day. Customers denounced the idea, while even Pepsi accused Coke of exploitation nytimes.com/2005/06/27/bu…
Farmers Union Iced Coffee out-sells Coke in South Australia by almost three to one – making it the only place in the world where a milk drink is more popular than cola. adelaidenow.com.au/news/s…
During WWII, the US Armed Forces built 64 Coca-Cola bottling plants around the world to supply its service members with over 5 billion bottles of Coke. thebrunswicknews.com/life…
In 1985 Coke developed a $250k custom can to send soda into space on the Challenger. Pepsi fought to be included and developed their own container, at a cost of $14M mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Coke was sued for the "unwarranted health claims" on their product Vitaminwater. Coke's defense was "no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitaminwater was a healthy beverage." huffingtonpost.com/john-r…
In 1998, a Georgia high school student was suspended from school after wearing a Pepsi t-shirt on Coke Day. Upon hearing the news, a Pepsi spokesperson said, "Without knowing all the details, it sounds like (he's) obviously a trendsetter with impeccable taste in clothes." nytimes.com/1998/03/26/bu…
Coke Freestyle machines send daily feedback on the drink combinations dispensed to help product designers find the "next big flavor". adage.com/article/datawor…
Mexican Coke is actually brewed, with cane sugar, in mexico with the intention to be exported. However, Mexicans still consume corn syrup flavored coke, also brewed in Mexico. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mex…
For several years, "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek's "breakfast of champions" consisted of a Snickers and a Diet Pepsi. After his nutritionist reprimanded his routine, he switched his meals accordingly; he replaced them with Milky Way bars and Diet Cokes. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
Cocktails such as Rum and Coke and Jack and Coke, use Coke, not Pepsi, because of the popularity of a song called β€œRum and Coca-Cola.” Pepsi offered to pay to rename the song, but was outbid. It became the second-highest grossing song of the 1940s, behind "White Christmas." vinepair.com/articles/coc…
Pepsi's biggest demographic is 65 years old and over, while politically soda brands are split with Republicans preferring Coke and Democrats preferring Pepsi adweek.com/brand-marketin…
With the help of Dwight Eisenhower, Coca-Cola produced a secret "White Coke" variant of the popular drink. It was made specifically for a powerful Soviet Military Marshall who loved Coca-Cola but needed to hide the fact he was drinking it as it was seen as an American imperialist product. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Today I learned of a banker in a small Florida town who encouraged people to buy shares of Coke during the Depression and now the town has "secret Coke millionaires" joshuakennon.com/how-quin…
In the 1940s, Marshall of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov was reluctant to be seen drinking Coca-Cola, which was often regarded as a symbol of American imperialism, so he had Coca-Cola produce a special "White Coke" that was colorless and resembled vodka en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Dr Pepper is owned by neither PepsiCo or The Coca-Cola Company, but are instead only distributors. This is why you can find Dr Pepper in both Pepsi and Coke soda fountains And vending machines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr_…
The inventor of the Segway isn't dead. His name is Dean Kaman, and he has been working on a water purification machine to bring clean water to the parts of the world without it. He designed the new Coca Cola fountain dispensers in exchange for Coke's support in distributing his machines. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dea…
It’s a longstanding tradition in various parts of the South to put peanuts in your glass of Coke. coca-colacompany.com/stor…
Canned Heat's singer died after being handed a vial of drugs by a fan. He thought it was coke and stuck a straw in it and snorted, but it turned out to be heroin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
Coke was sued for the "unwarranted health claims" on their product Vitaminwater. Coke's defense was "no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitamin water was a healthy beverage." huffingtonpost.com/john-r…
Coke is made by heating coal without air, akin to making charcoal from wood. The earliest evidence of it is in 4th century China for heating and cooking. It has been used to roast materials for beer and whiskey in Great Britain dating back to the 1600s, and was fuel for early steam trains. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cok…
White Coke was a colorless, unlabeled variant of Coca-Cola developed to look like vodka for Soviet Marshall Zhukov, who was introduced to Coke by Dwight Eisenhower during WWII but did not want to be seen drinking a symbol of American imperialism during the Cold War mentalfloss.com/article/6…
A high schooler got suspended for wearing a Pepsi shirt on Coke day nytimes.com/1998/03/26/bu…
At the 1978 Cannes Film Festival, while giving interview after interview, Martin Scorsese ran out of cocaine and found it impossible to continue. "No more coke, no more interviews," he declared. mentalfloss.com/article/1…
Without an epoxy coating a can of Coke would corrode in 3 days. wired.com/2015/03/secret-…
Even Fidel Castro, a longtime Coca-Cola drinker, contributed to the backlash against the "New Coke" wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Co…
During the WWII naval battle of Leyte Gulf, an American pilot made repeated attack runs against one of the largest battleships in history, Japan's Yamato. After running out of ammunition, the pilot continued attacking, throwing a Coke bottle and other loose cockpit articles at the ship’s bridge nationalww2museum.org/us-…
McDonalds had the support of Coca Cola's investment in 1955 when it started. Now McDonald's is Coke's largest restaurant customer and the two companies maintain a unique, symbiotic relationship nytimes.com/2014/05/16/bu…
Some people found Korean soju difficult to drink due to its high alcohol content and strong flavor so the fruit flavored soju was released in 2015. However, each bottle of fruit soju totals 400 kcal; more calories than one bowl of rice and more sugar than a serving of Coke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fru…
The sound of Coca-cola bubbles and the pop and pour are electronically designed and used since the 70's instead of recording it from the actual sound of opening the coke product coca-colacompany.com/stor…
Many of the harshest critics of New Coke were US Southerners, some of whom considered Coca-Cola a fundamental part of their regional identity. They viewed Coca-Cola's decision to change the formula through the prism of the Civil War, as another surrender to the "Yankees". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
Warren Buffett made enough money selling Coke Bottles and magazines door to door to buy a 40 acre farm at the age of 14. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
When The Brady Bunch ended Maureen McCormick (Marsha) became a raging drug fiend who prostituted herself for drugs. During a five-year binge, McCormick would sleep with her cocaine dealer, Bill."I did it only a few times – and always for the same reason: I wanted coke." radaronline.com/photos/br…
New Coke actually performed better than Classic Coke and Pepsi in taste tests. The new drink flopped anyway, apparently because Coca-Cola underestimated customers' emotional attachment to the Classic Coke flavor, irrespective of which one performed better in a double-blind test. snopes.com/cokelore/newco…
Steve-O and Mike Tyson Did Coke in a Bathroom and Thought They Solved Racism gq.com/story/that-time-st…
In 1985 the Pittsburgh Pirates’ mascot acted as a middleman between cocaine dealers and the Pirates’ players. He delivered the coke to the stadium and completed the deals with players there. He also frequently was high while dressed as The Pittsburgh parrot during the game. narrative.ly/the-cocaine-…
The price of coca-cola stayed at 5Β’ for nearly 70 years. Part of the reason was that the then coke president made deal with bottlers in 1899 that fixed the price of coke syrup for an indefinite period. youtu.be/Bcz0BJGEVUY
Rapper DMX impersonated a federal agent and broke through a gate in order to attempt to steal a car from JFK Airport during a coke binge. mtv.com/news/1488678/dmx-…
When 3 people tried to sell Coca Cola secrets to Pepsi, Pepsi informed Coke and the FBI. money.cnn.com/2006/07/05/…
A Soviet Union Marshal commissioned a clear coca-cola that resembled vodka because he enjoyed the taste and didn't want to be seen drinking coke in public. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
The phrase "Proprietary Eponym" is used to describe when a brand name becomes the commonly used term. Some examples: Coke=Soda | Kleenex=Tissue | Xerox=Copy | Rollerblades=In-Line Skates | Frisbee=Flying Disc. newyorker.com/books/page-…
Bowie's 'China Girl' was written by Iggy Pop and is about China white (heroin) and 'girl' (coke). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
Coke countered Crystal Pepsi with Tab Clear. The idea was that Tab was perceived as an inferior, boring diet type drink, and equating it as competition with Crystal Pepsi would damage its image. Coke succeeded and both products were dead within five months en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T…
There is an abandoned island at Disney World called Discovery Island that 3 guys swam to and found preserved snakes in coke bottles + more eerie stuff shaneperez.blogspot.com/2…
East Germany created its own cola drink. Vita-Cola's sales almost disappeared after the fall of the Berlin Wall brought Coke and Pepsi into the East. It is still the most popular cola in Thuringia, making the German state one of the few places in the world where Coca-Cola is not the leader. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vit…
Coke Zero is Diet Coke marketed to men (who associate the word "diet" with femininity). It is known as "Bloke Coke" in the UK for this reason. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coc…
Coke once tried hidden "MagiCans" that had spring-loaded prizes instead of soda. They failed when technical glitches led consumers to accidentally drink the chlorinated water used to make them feel real. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
Diet Coke cans float and regular Coke cans don't, due to a difference in sweetener density mentalfloss.com/article/9…
Coke Zero is specifically marketed towards men, who were shown to associate Diet Coke with women. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
"Coke" is the second most recognizable word across all languages, with the first being "OK" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OK_…
Coca-Cola is 90% water. Diet Coke is 99% water. buzzle.com/articles/soda-…
The song "I'd like to Teach the World to Sing" was rewritten from the jingle for the "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" ad rather than the ad being a modified version of the song. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
A Soviet Union Marshal commissioned a colorless coca-cola that resembled vodka because he liked the taste and was embarrassed to be seen drinking coke in public en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
The Coke Freestyle machines were designed by Pininfarina, the same design house that Ferrari uses en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
The drink "Lindsay Lohan" is a"readheaded slut" with some Coke added en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red…
Diet soft drinks have significantly more caffeine than their regular versions. Diet Coke for example, has 30% more caffeine that regular Coke. diet-blog.com/07/the_10_m…
Coke Zero is specifically marketed toward men, who were shown to associate Diet Coke with femininity. hbswk.hbs.edu/item/should…
Rodney King drowned in a swimming pool in 2012. In his system were traces of Alcohol, weed, coke, and PCP. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
A monastery in the UK makes as fortified wine called Buckfast that has 15% alcohol and as much caffeine as 8 cokes per bottle. Despite being made by monks, it is synonymous with crazed blackouts and under age use. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
Blind taste testers couldn't tell the difference between American Coke and supposedly-superior sugar-sweetened Mexican Coke. drinks.seriouseats.com/20…
Coca leaves are still used in Coca Cola. A company in NJ extracts Cocaine from the leaves for medical uses, then ships the remainder to Coke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coc…
For several years Coca-Cola has been making a kosher Coke product for Passover newrepublic.com/article/1…
Today I learned of the Rat Park study disproving the 80s study that showed a rat would 9/10 develop a coke addiction and kill itself huffingtonpost.com/johann…
In 1953, Coca Cola attempted to persuade the US Treasury to mint a 7.5 cent coin; a can of Coke had been a nickel since 1886 and needed to be raised due to inflation, but they felt a dime was too much. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Coke has so many products that it would take 9 years to taste them all if you were to drink one every day! businessinsider.in/15-fac…

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