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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Coca-Cola once ran a campaign against tap water as it created a program that would teach restaurant staff how to dissuade customers from ordering tap water and instead, go for more profitable drinks.

Water from tapSource: huffingtonpost.com

On July 12, 1985, Coca-Cola became the first soft drink to ever be consumed in outer space as astronauts tested the “Coca-Cola Space Can” aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.

Space Shuttle ChallengerSource: coca-colacompany.com

Around the world, the average person drinks a Coca Cola product every four days

Coca-ColaSource: Businessinsider.com

The famous Coca-Cola logo was created and hand-written by Frank Robinson, a bookkeeper of Coca Cola´s inventor J. S. Pemberton.

Coca-Cola logoSource: businessinsider.com

The unique design of Coca-Cola bottles was created by glass plant workers from Indiana. The design is based on the shape of a cocoa seed, an ingredient they wrongly believed to be in the beverage. The unique contour design is still used today.

design of Coca-Cola bottleSource: msn.com

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