25 Surprising Facts About Coca-Cola You Might Not Know

Posted by , Updated on November 8, 2017

Chances are you’re familiar with Coca-Cola. Most people are. After all, the iconic carbonated soft drink is the most famous, popular and widely distributed American product on Earth! But just because it’s popular, doesn’t mean that we know everything there is to know about it. From surprising Coca-Cola health facts to facts about Coca-Cola history, these are 25 surprising facts about Coca-Cola you might not know.

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To make 1 liter (33.8 ounces) of product, Coca-Cola uses 2.7 liter (91.3 ounces) of water. In 2004, the company used 283 billion liters (75 billion gallons) of water.

line of Coca-Cola bottlesSource: theguardian.com
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Never missing any advertising opportunity, Coca-Cola was the first-ever Olympic sponsor as the company sponsored the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.

coca cola olympicsSource: coca-colacompany.com
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Coca-Cola currently has over 105 million fans on Facebook, making it one of the most popular brands on social media.

Facebook likeSource: facebook.com
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In 1888, two years after it was invented, American businessman Asa Griggs Candler bought Coca-Cola from J. S. Pemberton for just $550.

Asa Griggs CandlerSource: coca-colacompany.com
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If every drop of Coke ever produced were placed in 237-ml (8-oz) bottles and laid end-to-end, the bottles would reach the Moon and back more than 2,000 times.

Coca-ColaSource: businessinsider.com

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