No. Coca‑Cola didn't start as a medicine but it was invented by a doctor and pharmacist, Dr John S Pemberton.
Did you know? Coca-Cola was invented in May 1886 in Atlanta, Georgia and was first sold in Jacobs’ Pharmacy where it was on sale for five cents (about 3p) a glass.
Find out about the history of
Coca-ColaGreat Britain support the trial of deposit return schemes?
- Do caffeinated drinks like Coca‑Cola count towards my recommended daily water intake?
Coca-Colataste different in different countries?
- What percentage of material in Coca-Cola bottles and cans is recyclable?
What are the ingredients of