There is no Pantone colour for Coca-Cola red, but when you see it, you know it. So how did red become so synonymous with Coca-Cola?
“It goes all the way back to the beginnings,” says Coca-Cola Archivist Ted Ryan.
Coca-Cola inventor Dr. John Pemberton’s bookkeeper and partner, Frank Robinson, initially suggested the name Coca-Cola and crafted the iconic Spenserian-script logo. Robinson liked the contrast of red
This summer, Coca-Cola kept fans and cans cool with an exciting packaging evolution that tells consumers when their Coke is perfectly chilled.
Across parts of Western Europe, we introduced colour-changing packaging with temperature-sensitive labels that transform the Coca-Cola logo from classic white to blue and pink when the can or bottle is perfectly chilled at 4°C.
The label activation was part of our summer drive to put Coca-Cola in
As Coca-Cola turns 130 this year, archivist Justine Fletcher tells the story behind the brand’s iconic sign at Piccadilly Circus, and how it’s been lighting up the streets of London for more than 60 years.
Over 60 years ago a famous sign was turned on at Piccadilly Circus. It measured 44 feet square, had nearly a mile of neon and weighed 5,000 pounds. Built by British company, Claude-General Neon Lights, Ltd, and placed in the most iconic area of
Not sure what the difference is between Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Diet Coke, or Coca-Cola Classic and Coca-Cola Life? Find out in this infographic, where we explain what makes our four colas different. It's one of the ways we're providing more choice and making sure there's a drink out there for everyone!
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The new red caps have the names of the drinks printed on them, along with information about whether the drink is sugar free, low sugar, calorie free, low calorie or no caffeine. The new design gives our bottles and cans a more consistent look and feel, and makes it easier for you to see the choices available.
Watch our video about how we’re offering you more choice.
Rumour-mongers have claimed that Coca‑Cola, due to its acidic nature, can be used to clean toilets and corroded car batteries, loosen rusted bolts and remove rust spots from car bumpers, get rid of grease from clothing and clean road haze from windshields.
It’s true there is a small amount of edible acid present in Coca-Cola – just as there is in many foods and drinks. And it’s quite possible that this edible acid could do the things the rumour-mongers
Coca-Cola Classic is our original and iconic cola launched in 1886.
Coca Cola Life is lower in sugar and calories, and is sweetened with stevia plant extract.
Coca-Cola Zero Sugar looks and tastes more like Coca-Cola Classic but has zero sugar.
Diet Coke is also sugar-free but has a lighter taste.
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Download our infographic about the difference between our four colas.
Share a Coke was a marketing campaign that we launched in 2013 and 2014.
We replaced our iconic logo with some of the nation’s most popular names, and printed them on our labels. People were also able to personalise their own bottles of Coca-Cola at our Share a Coke tour. The campaign has now finished but we have plenty more ideas up our sleeve so watch this space.
Did you know? The ‘Share a Coke’ campaign ran in 70 countries and picked up 7
No never! Over the years many have tried to crack the secret formula of Coca‑Cola. None have succeeded.
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No. There is a small amount of edible acid present in Coca-Cola – just as there is in many foods and drinks. It’s perfectly safe to drink. It’s not even as strong as your natural stomach acid.
Any food or drink that contains sugars and starches, including sparkling drinks, can contribute to tooth decay. Similarly, any acidic food or drink, such as soft drinks, can contribute to enamel erosion. However, poor dental hygiene is the main cause of