The Coca-Cola Company at a Glance Uppers Interesting projects and dedicated colleagues Good health and retirement benefits All the Cokes you can drink Downers Old-style management that is slow to embrace telecommuting and work-life balance. Limited advancement Discourages "out of the box" thinking The Bottom Line If you're a team player, seek structure and enjoy basking in the glow of a global brand, you're a good fit for Coca-Cola.
Coca-Cola formula The exact formula of Coca-Cola's natural flavorings but not its other ingredients, which are listed on the side of the bottle or can is a trade secret. The original copy of the formula was held in SunTrust Bank 's main vault in Atlanta for 86 years. Its predecessor, the Trust Company, was the underwriter for the Coca-Cola Company's initial public offering in On December 8,the original secret formula was moved from the vault at SunTrust Banks to a new vault containing the formula which will be on display for visitors to its World of Coca-Cola museum in downtown Atlanta.
The formula basically matched the one found in Pemberton's diary. When launched, Coca-Cola's two key ingredients were cocaine and caffeine.
The cocaine was derived from the coca leaf and the caffeine from kola nut also spelled "cola nut" at the timeleading to the name Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola once contained an estimated nine milligrams of cocaine per glass.
Besides producing the coca flavoring agent for Coca-Cola, the Stepan Company extracts cocaine from the coca leaves, which it sells to Mallinckrodta St. Louis, Missouripharmaceutical manufacturer that is the only company in the United States licensed to purify cocaine for medicinal use.
In Britain, for example, the ingredient label states "Flavourings Including Caffeine. Inthe U. The case was decided in favor of Coca-Cola.
Subsequently, inthe U. Pure Food and Drug Act was amended, adding caffeine to the list of "habit-forming" and "deleterious" substances which must be listed on a product's label. The Coca-Cola Company only produces a syrup concentrate, which it sells to bottlers throughout the world, who hold Coca-Cola franchises for one or more geographical areas.
The bottlers produce the final drink by mixing the syrup with filtered water and sweeteners, and then carbonate it before putting it in cans and bottles, which the bottlers then sell and distribute to retail stores, vending machines, restaurants, and food service distributors.
Independent bottlers are allowed to sweeten the drink according to local tastes. In the early 20th century, a fatwa was created in Egypt to discuss the question of "whether Muslims were permitted to drink Coca-Cola and Pepsi cola. Another clause was discussed, whereby the same rules apply if a person is unaware of the condition or ingredients of the item in question.
Brand portfolio This is a list of variants of Coca-Cola introduced around the world. In addition to the caffeine-free version of the original, additional fruit flavors have been included over the years.
Not included here are versions of Diet Coke and Coca-Cola Zero ; variant versions of those no-calorie colas can be found at their respective articles. Coca-Cola Cherry —present — Coca-Cola with a cherry flavor.
Was available in Canada starting in Golden Coca-Cola was a limited edition produced by Beijing Coca-Cola company to celebrate Beijing's successful bid to host the Olympics. Coca-Cola with Lemon —05 — Coca-Cola with a lemon flavor. It was reintroduced in June by popular demand.
Coca-Cola with Lime —present — Coca-Cola with a lime flavor.
Coca-Cola Raspberry ; —present — Coca-Cola with a raspberry flavor. Originally only available in New Zealand. It replaced and was replaced by Vanilla Coke in June About us. Coca-Cola European Partners is a leader in one of the largest FMCG sectors in Europe’s most significant markets. We offer consumers some of the world’s leading brands and a wide choice of high quality drinks, with or without sugar and calories.
One reason that Coca-Cola began to introduce new beverages during the s was competition from Pepsi Cola, sold by PepsiCo, Inc. Pepsi's success also motivated the Coca-Cola Company to promote its beverage with the slogan "It's the Real Thing," a subtle, comparative form of advertising that the company had never before employed.
The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage retailer, manufacturer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. that participates in the beverage industry through Coca-Cola FEMSA, the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world by volume; and in the beer industry, through its ownership of the second largest equity stake in Heineken, one of the world's leading brewers with operations in over 70 countries.
The Coca-Cola Company owns minority shares in some of its largest franchises, such as Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Amatil, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, and Coca-Cola FEMSA, but fully independent bottlers produce almost half of the volume sold in the world.
Independent bottlers are allowed to sweeten the drink according to local tastes.
|Company History Index||The Company owns or licenses and markets non-alcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages and a range of still beverages, such as waters, flavored waters and enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, sports drinks, dairy and energy drinks. As of December 31,the Company owned or licensed and marketed over non-alcoholic beverage brands.|
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