COCA COLA HISTORY

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Events

(The grandfather of Coca-cola) invents the formula of Mariani Wine

1863

Invents the Mariani Wine formula based on coca leaves macerated in wine
The enormous success of the elixir pushed the creator of the coca-cola to make a similar refreshment but without alcoholic graduation.

John Pemberton Complete the Coca cola Formula

1886

John Pemberton, a 54-year veteran pharmacist from the US Army, came up with the Coca-Cola formula based on Mariani Wine, in which he replaced the wine with an extract of cola and added caffeine to make it an alcohol-free beverage. In its beginnings it was called "Vin francais Cola" (French Wine of Cola).

The Coca-cola drink is sold at Jacob's Pharmacy

August 31, 1886

On May 8, the Coca-cola drink is sold at Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta and sold at a rate of 9 units per day.

Pemberton registers his Coca-Cola Syrup and Stract

1887

Pemberton registers his Coca-Cola Syrup and Stract label as a copyright with the U.S patent Office to protect the formula from being discovered or imitate

Asa Candler become The Sole Proprietor of Coca- Cola Company

1891

Asa Candler became the proprietor of coca- cola and to protect them ingredients of the secret formula , he scratches off the labels of ingredients on containers and instead uses numbers to identify them.

Creation of the first bottle of Coca cola

1894

At a candy store in Vicksburg, Mississippi, owner Joseph A. Biedenharn did not bother selling the new soda called Coca-cola and decided to bottle the drink using small glass bottles

Candler Proclaims Coca-Cola is sold and consumed in every state and territory of united state

1895

Coca-cola began exporting to Cuba and Panama

1906

Cuba and Panama are the first countries outside the US to start bottling Coca-Cola.

The famous bottle of Coca-cola is born

1916

The famous bottle of Coca-cola is born after a competition proposed by the bottlers and the company to several manufacturers of crest The company intended to unify glass bottles and distinguish themselves from the imitations of Coca-Cola that appeared everywhere. Alexander Samuelson of the Root Glass Company won the design and the so contoured bottle so characteristic of Coca-cola has become to this day one of the most famous and recognized icons in the world.

Ernest Woodruff compró todas las acciones de Coca-Cola

1919

Ernest Woodruff compró en 1919 todas las acciones de Coca-Cola a la familia Candler y logró consolidar el negocio tras la I Guerra Mundial.

The company began its international expansion in the 1930s

1939

When World War II (1939) broke out, Coca-Cola was already present in 44 countries around the world.