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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The first servings of Coca-Cola were sold for 5 cents per glass.

Coca-ColaSource: worldofcoca-cola.com

Diet Coke was introduced in 1982. It soon became the world´s most popular diet drink.

Diet CokeSource: coca-cola.co.uk

All the Coca-Cola ever produced would fill a giant reservoir measuring 30 km (18.6 mi) long, 15 km (9.3 mi) wide and 200 m (656 ft) deep. Half a billion people could swim in it.

Coca-Cola cansSource: beautyandtips.com

Hidden inside a vault in the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, the legendary recipe for Coca-Cola is one of the most-closely guarded and best-kept secrets in the world.

Coca-Cola vaultSource: worldofcoca-cola.com

When Coca-Cola entered the Chinese Market in 1927, Chinese characters that were used to give it the same pronunciation “koka-kola” actually meant “wax-flattened mare” in Chinese.

Chinese Coca-Cola Source: therichest.com; http://www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/shanghai-bottling-history

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