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The official Coca-Cola logo.
Flavor: Cola
Color: Brown      
Current Status: Permanent Flavor
Locations Available: Various countries across the world
Year(s) Available: United States: 1886 - 1985, 1985 - Present
Related Flavors: New Coke
Similar Flavors: Pepsi
Double Cola
Royal Crown Cola
Jolt Cola
Related Promotions: N/A (No related promotions to match with)

Coca-Cola is first introduced in 1886 in the United States. It is the main drink in the Coca-Cola line and is commonly referred to as the "original" flavor in the world that is being sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines. It is in more than 200 countries around the world.


Coca-Cola is a cola flavored soda that is brown in color, similar to Pepsi.


In 1886, Originally Coca-Cola was first marketed as a temperance drink and intended as a patent medicine. Its formula was developed back in the late 19th century by John Stith Pemberton and was later bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, which led from the marketing tactics of Coca-Cola to its dominance for the world of the soda market around the world throughout the 20th century. Later, Jack Fleeman took over the pharmacy from his father and ran it till 1995, closing it after 81 years.

It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company out of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke (A registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company in the United States of America since March 27, 1944).

By the time of its 50th anniversary, the soda had reached the status of a national icon in the United States.


  • Coca-Cola is the most popular and biggest-selling soda in history, as well as the best-known brand in the world.
  • Created in 1886 in Atlanta, Georgia, by Dr. John S. Pemberton, Coca-Cola was first offered as a fountain beverage at Jacob's Pharmacy by mixing Coca-Cola syrup with carbonated water.
  • In 1935, it was certified kosher by Atlanta Rabbi Tobias Geffen, after the company made minor changes in the sourcing of some ingredients. The longest-running commercial Coca-Cola soda fountain anywhere was Atlanta's Fleeman's Pharmacy, which first opened its doors in 1914.
  • On July 12, 1944, the one-billionth gallon of Coca-Cola syrup was manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company. Cans of Coke first appeared in 1955.