Coca Cola Timeline

  • First soda

    In the year of 1886, John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist make firts soda named Coca Cola.
  • Asa G. Candler

    Asa G. Candler
    Asa G. Candler, a natural born salesman, transformed Coca-Cola from an invention into a business.
  • Bottle up

    Bottle up
    As the country roared into the new century, The
    Coca-Cola Company grew rapidly, moving into Canada, Panama, Cuba, Puerto Rico, France, and other countries and U.S. territories.  In 1900, there were two bottlers of Coca-Cola; by 1920, there would be about 1,000.
  • World War II vs Coca Cola

    World War II vs Coca Cola
    In 1941, America entered World War II. Thousands of men and women were sent overseas. The country, and Coca-Cola, rallied behind them. Woodruff ordered that "every man in uniform gets a bottle of Coca-Cola for 5 cents, wherever he is, and whatever it costs the Company
  • Teaching the world to sing

    Teaching the world to sing
    Coca Cola make a song for the world to enjoy.
  • New flavors

    New flavors
    After 70 years of success with one brand, Coca-Cola®, the Company decided to expand with new flavors: Fanta®, originally developed in the 1940s and introduced in the 1950s; Sprite® followed in 1961, with TAB® in 1963 and Fresca® in 1966. In 1960, The Coca-Cola Company acquired The Minute Maid Company, adding an entirely new line of business -- juices -- to the Company.
  • New coke

    New coke
    One of Goizueta's other initiatives, in 1985, was the release of a new taste for Coca-Cola, the first change in formulation in 99 years. It was no good, at all.
  • Coca Cola classic

    Coca Cola classic
    original formula was returned to the market as Coca-Cola classic®
  • Refreshing the world throuth sports

    Refreshing the world throuth sports
    The Company's long association with sports was strengthened during this decade, with ongoing support of the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup™ football (soccer), Rugby World Cup and the National Basketball Association. Coca-Cola classic became the Official Soft Drink of NASCAR racing,
  • 1 billion servings

    1 billion servings
    Company already sold 1 billion servings of its products every day, yet knew that opportunity for growth was still around every corner.
  • Refresh everyone it touches

    Refresh everyone it touches
    The Company reaches out to the local communities it serves, believing that Coca-Cola exists to benefit and refresh everyone it touches.
  • Number 1

    Number 1
    Coca Cola is the nuber one drink in the world.