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Greatest Year in Coca-Cola History—1929

Sep 17, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Ask Coca-Cola fans which is the greatest year in Coke history, and you’ll get all sorts of answers. Likely choices include 1886 when pharmacist John S. Pemberton created the fabulous drink; 1915, the year the contour bottle was created; or 1950 when Coke became the first product to appear on the cover of Time magazine.

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Coca-Cola: “Great For Lunch” Ads Since the 1930s

Jul 02, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

    Coca-Cola has been promoted as the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs as far back as the early 1930s. Whereas the earliest ads encouraged people to drink Coca-Cola to be refreshed, soon the Coca-Cola Company realized that it went well with all types of food and the Coca-Cola with food ad

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Coca-Cola Introduced the Handy Six Pack in 1923

Jun 26, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

“Take Home a Carton, It’s Easy to Carry” We’re used to the sight of cardboard six-pack carriers for bottled beverages but when the Coca-Cola Company first introduced the cardboard carrier carton, it was quite a great innovation.     The Coca-Cola Company introduced cardboard six-pack carriers in 1923. Although others have taken credit for the

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100th Anniversary of the Iconic Coca-Cola Bottle

Dec 18, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

The design of the Coca-Cola bottle as we know it today was invented 100 years ago this year.     Beginning in 1899 Coke was bottled in amber or clear glass bottles with straight sides. Competing manufacturers were producing imitations with bottles and labels so similar to the Coca-Cola brand that the Coca-Cola Company was

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