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Coca-Cola’s Sprite Boy

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Coca-Cola’s Sprite Boy During the ’40s and ’50s, The Coca-Cola Company used a lively little character in its advertising. Sprite Boy was created by the company’s staff artist, Haddon Sundblom. He was also the artist who created the Coca-Cola’s version of a jolly Santa. There has been some confusion about the origins of Sprite Boy.

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Fanta: The Humble Beginnings of a Worldwide Phenomenon

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Fanta: The Humble Beginnings of a Worldwide Phenomenon There have been all kinds of stories about Fanta’s creation in Nazi Germany during WWII. Some of what has been said is true— a great deal is fiction. Prior to the breakout of the war, Germany was the location of The Coca-Cola Company’s greatest overseas success. Records

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A Brief History of The Coca-Cola Company

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Invented by John Stith Pemberton in 1886, Coca-Cola was meant as a drink to impart good health and stamina. Pemberton was a pharmacist from Columbus, Georgia who originally made a cocawine called Pemberton’s French Wine Coca in 1885. When prohibition laws were passed within his county, Pemberton set out to make a new, non-alcoholic drink.

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20 Facts You May Not Have Known About Coca-Cola

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It’s been one of America’s favorite drinks since 1886. But just how much do we know about the history of Coca-Cola? Check out these interesting facts: The syrup for Coca-Cola was originally shipped in bright red wooden kegs, beginning Coca-Cola’s association with the color red. The Coca-Cola logo was created by inventor John Pemberton’s partner

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