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Prepared by:

Zubcu Irina, gr. 928 REI

ASE 2012
Life Tastes GOOD!
I. Introduction

II. History

II. Ingredients & Health effects

IV. Myths & Facts

V. Conclusion

VI. References

Coca-Cola is the most popular and biggest-
selling soft drink in history, as well as the best-
known product in the world, and is sold in
more than 200 countries;
Based on Interbrand's best global brand 2011,
Coca-Cola was the worlds most valuable brand
($71,86 billion)

CC was created by Dr. J.S.Pemberton,
an Atlanta pharmacist, in 1886;

The first sales were in Jacobs
Pharmasy in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886;
CC was initially sold as a medicine for 5 cents a
It was proclaimed to cure many diseases,
including morphine addiction, headache, and
even impotence;

Dr. John Stith Pemberton
The new drink was named by Pembertons
bookkeeper F. Robinson, who wrote it out in
his distinct script.To this day, Coca-Cola is
written the same way.

During the WWII coming to Europe;

Expanding with new flavors: Fanta(1950s),
Sprite(1961), Fresca(1966);

In 1985, CC becomes the first soft drink ever
in space

The Evolution of Coca-Cola Bottle

Coca-Cola has a product portfolio of more
than 3,500 beverages (and 500 brands),
spanning from sodas to energy drinks to soy-
based drinks;

When launched, Coca-Cola's 2 key ingredients were
cocaine and caffeine;

Ingredients now:

Carbonated water
Sugar (sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup/HFSV/,
depending on country of origin)
Phosphoric acid
Caramel color (E150d)
Natural flavorings

Because its a high calorie drink, Coca-Cola is
considered to be harmful if consumed
excessively, particularly to young children;

The drink has also aroused criticism for its
use of caffeine, which can cause physical

Some nutritionists caution against
consumption of HFCS because it may
aggravate obesity and type-2 diabetes more
than cane sugar

Coca-Cola is the most recognised trademark,
recognised by 94% of the world's population and
is the most widely recognised word after "OK;
Coca-Cola spends more money on advertising
than Microsoft and Apple combined (Ex.:$2.9
billion in 2010);
Coca-Cola was the first commercial sponsor of
the Olympic games, at the 1928 games in
Amsterdam, and has been an Olympics sponsor
ever since
CC is frequently credited with inventing the
modern image of Santa Claus as an old man
in a red-and-white suit;

Coca-Cola is very good at
cleaning up blood spots,
and is often used in the
States to clean blood of
from the roads after an
If you accidentally got
gum in your hair, rinse it
in coca-cola and the gum
will come of very easily.
You can clean toilet by
pouring a can of coke
down it and leaving it for 1
The drink Coca-Cola
was originally green
in color.