Why has there been a change to the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour route?

We’re sorry to let you know there has been a last minute change to the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour route. Due to events beyond our control, we will no longer be stopping in Leicester Square on 20th December. After some weeks of working with us to agree the details of the stop, Westminster Council has decided not to grant us permission to stop in Leicester Square this year as they do not feel this activity is appropriate. We are very disappointed,

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Do Coca-Cola Classic, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Life and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar taste the same?

Not quite. Here’s how they differ: Coca-Cola Classic – the original and refreshing great taste of Coca‑Cola Coca-Cola Zero Sugar – tastes more like Coca-Cola Classic taste but with zero sugar and zero calories Diet Coke – a lighter taste with no calories Coca-Cola Life – the great Coca-Cola taste made from a blend of sugar and stevia plant extract sweetener, which reduces the sugar and calories by 45% compared to Coca-Cola Classic and other full

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What are the ingredients of Coca-Cola Classic?

Here’s the list of ingredients in Coca-Cola: Carbonated water – Approximately 90% of Coca-Cola is water. The carbonated part is purified carbon dioxide, which gives the drink its “bubbles” or “fizz”. Sugar – Coca-Cola Classic’s sweet taste (and also some of its mouthfeel) comes from sugar. Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Diet Coke are sugar free, while Coca-Cola Life has a blend of sugar and stevia plant extract, a sugar-free sweetener from natural sources. Caramel

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Who knows the secret formula of Coca-Cola?

Only a few people in the world. Dr. John S. Pemberton invented Coca-Cola in 1886. Since then, the formula has been kept under wraps, shared only with a small group. Did you know? The secret formula of Coca-Cola is written on a piece of paper which is kept in a vault in the United States. You can visit of Coca-Cola the Vault of the Secret Formula at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta. Read the Coca-Cola story from our beginnings in Atlanta in

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Is the Coca-Cola formula kept secret because the company has something to hide?

Yes, but in a good way. The formula for making Coca-Cola is a trade secret. We have protected the special taste of Coca-Cola for more than 130 years. Only The Coca-Cola Company knows how to make Coca-Cola. That way, when you buy one of our drinks, you can be sure you’re getting the same delicious and refreshing experience time and time again! Did you know? The most closely guarded and best-kept secret in the food and drinks industry, the Coca-Cola

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Does Coca-Cola taste different in different countries?

The basic ingredients and process used to make Coca-Cola are the same in all countries, although people perceive taste in very different ways. It is possible for the same soft drink to vary slightly in taste due to other factors such as the temperature at which it is consumed, the foods with which it is consumed, or the conditions in which it is stored prior to consumption. Get the facts about all our drinks    

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Does Coca-Cola taste different to different people?

The basic structure and function of taste buds are the same for everyone, however some people have different chemical receptors to others, changing the way they taste food or drink. This may mean that some people enjoy the taste of Coca-Cola in different ways to one another. Coca-Cola now has other variants including Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Diet Coke and Coca-Cola Life, as well as other flavours such as Coca-Cola Vanilla, Coca-Cola Cherry with Zero

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Is aspartame safe?

Yes. Many food and drink agencies around the world have tested aspartame and approved its safety. In December 2013, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reviewed aspartame once again and re-confirmed it was safe. Did you know? The food and drinks industry uses aspartame in yoghurt and sugar-free chewing gum as well as soft drinks. Find out how we’re reducing sugar in our drinks

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When was The Coca-Cola Company founded?

1892. While Coca-Cola was invented and first sold in 1888, the secret formula and brand was bought in 1889 by Asa Griggs Candler, who incorporated The Coca-Cola Company three years later. On 5 September, 1919, a consortium of businessmen led by Ernest Woodruff, Robert W. Woodruff's father, purchased The Coca-Cola Company for $25 million and it went on the New York stock market. Find out about the history of Coca-Cola.  

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