coca cola

  • The first Coca-Cola recipe

    The first Coca-Cola recipe
    The first Coca-Cola recipe was invented in Columbus, Georgia at a drugstore by John Pemberton, originally as a cocawine called Pemberton's French Wine Coca in 1885.
  • John Pemberton's creation

    John Pemberton's creation
    John Pemberton created the only cola flavor and logo.( 150 years the same)
  • New Owner

    New Owner
    Asa Griggs Candler took over the Coca Cola product when John pemberton died.
  • Registration

    First time registered in the United States Patent Office.
  • Expansion across the U.S.

    Expansion across the U.S.
    Candler made Coca Cola a recognized product and sold it all over the United States.
  • Bottles

    The first bottling plant under the new contract was opened in Chattanooga.
  • The bottling system

    The bottling system
    The number of plants grew from two to more than 1,000-95% of them locally owned and operated.
  • Robert Woodruff

    Robert Woodruff
    The Coca-Cola Company was sold after the Prohibition Era to Ernest Woodruff for 25 million dollars. He gave Coca-Cola to his son, Robert Woodruff, who would be president for six decades
  • The Coke Santa

    The Coke Santa
    The Coke Santa was introduced as a Christmas promotion.
  • Cans

    Cans of Coke first appeared in 1955.
  • The two liter bottle

    The two liter bottle
    The two liter bottle was introduced, and during that same year the company also introduced plastic bottles.
  • Various sizes

    Various sizes
    U.S. containers in 2008. Various sizes from 8-67.6 U.S. fl oz (237 mL-2 L) shown in can, glass and plastic bottles